Brewers Association may change its definition of craft beer

31st October, 2018 by Phoebe French

American trade group the Brewers Association has informed its members of proposed changes to its official definition of ‘craft beer’ as it considers dropping one of its three current requirements.

As reported by Brewbound, Left Hand Brewing founder and chair of the BA board, Eric Wallace, wrote in an email to members that the group is considering dropping the ‘traditional’ requirement from its current definition.

As it stands, in order to qualify for brewery membership, you must conform to the group’s craft brewer definition. The current guidelines stipulate that the brewer must be ‘small’ (annual production of 6 million barrels of beer or less), ‘independent’ (less than 25% of the brewery is owned or controlled by a beverage alcohol industry member which is not itself….

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One Response to “Brewers Association may change its definition of craft beer”

  1. Harry brunt says:

    Not sure yet. Need more information

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