Axel Cleenewerck As in many other parts of the beer world, craft beer is booming in France. But the course of change in France is different, because craft beer is not starting from scratch. The [...]
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Copyright: Brewers Association Bob Pease, CEO/President of the Brewers Association There is much to celebrate in American craft brewing as the market evolves and the brewing landscape continues to shift. Small and [...]
Maurizio Maestrelli At the time of my writing, Italy can count on more than 800 microbreweries and brewpubs, and more than 200 beer firms. Considering that, before 1995, my country had practically no craft [...]
Jaime Ojeda We all love to pop into our favourite dive bar and enjoy two or three pints at the end of the day. Perhaps we drink while watching the game or playing darts. [...]
What has already established itself in many European breweries is now being introduced gradually in Germany – a voluntary labelling commitment, on the recommendation of the German brewing associations: Reporting the calorific value on [...]
Luc De Raedemaeker Just under a century ago, in his magnum opus ‘The Decline of the West’, Oswald Spengler, a German cultural philosopher, tried to encompass the entire history of humanity. Unsurprisingly, his meandering [...]
Stephen Beaumont Cereal and souring, lactose and lager. Four words that might not quite do full justice to the current state of the craft beer market in North America, but neither fall far wide [...]
With an annual consumption of 45.7 billion litres, China is now the world’s largest beer market. However, what you might not know is that beer, or at least modern brewing, is a relatively recent phenomenon in [...]
It is a good time to be a brewer in Europe. Trends show that production is up, exports are up, the number of SMEs is booming and more than ever, brewers work towards meeting [...]