From Vikings to modern science, there’s a long legacy behind the myriad of beers and styles specially brewed for the winter Christmas season. Read More
Learning to Love the Lager
Craft breweries may prefer ales but its lager that dominate the global beer scene. This article examines the style and its worldwide proliferation. Read More
A Brief History of Belgian Beers
The wonderful Belgian brewing tradition includes a wide range of beer styles that are light and fruity, dark and malty, sour and funky. This article briefly examines their origin. Read More
A Brief History of Beer in Colonial America
A brief overview of the history of beer in Colonial America from the arrival of the Pilgrims through the Revolutionary War. Read More
The IBU Origin, Its Measurement And Perceived Taste
Want to know more about the IBU? Where did it originate? How is it measured? And what’s the difference between actual and perceived bitterness? Read More
A Brief History of Cannabis-Infused Beer
Changes in perception and state laws lit a fire in the beer industry to make cannabis-infused beers. Here’s a look at the relationship between hops and cannabis. Read More
National Beer Day and the Cullen–Harrison Act
On April 7, 1933, the Cullen-Harrison Act was enacted allowing for the purchase and consumption of beer and the occasion is celebrated annually on National Beer Day. Read More
St. Patrick’s Day and Beer: A History of Holiday Drinking
How did St. Patrick’s Day, an occasion honoring the patron saint of Ireland, turn into one of the biggest drinking spectacles in America? Read More
Proud to Support Independent Craft Brewers
For years, small and independent U.S. craft breweries have been turning the beer world upside down. Their ability to take risks, innovate flavors and build better communities has made the U.S. the craft beer capital of the world.
To proudly display that independent spirit, the Brewers Association created a symbol to unify U.S. craft breweries and those who want to support them. This certified mark gives beer lovers an easy way to identify independent craft beer.
Learn more about what it means to be an Independent Craft Brewer by visiting the Brewers Association.