Last week, the Brewers Association published best practices for breweries to focus on diversity and inclusion in their businesses. Authored by Brewers Association Diversity Ambassador Dr. J. Nikol Jackson-Beckham, the guidelines include removing perceived barriers to access; considering diversity when hiring brewers and other industry staffers; and forging positive relationships within different communities. It’s an important […]
Beer lovers with a penchant for travel already know about Belgium, both Portlands (Oregon and Maine), and Colorado. Many have Munich, and its famed Oktoberfest, on their bucket lists. But with 7,000 breweries and counting in the U.S., and more breweries in Europe and Asia increasingly inspired to supplement their own traditions with American craft […]
Taproom visits are on the rise. According to a recent Nielsen survey, 42 percent of respondents said they increased their visits to taprooms, tasting rooms, and brewpubs over the previous year. Brewery visits are not only a good time, though. They help grow the beer industry.