Brewers Association Reports 2012 Mid-Year Growth for U.S. Craft Brewers

[Press release] Dollar growth up 14% in first six months of 2012; Total brewery count hits 125-year high Boulder, CO • August 6, 2012— The Brewers Association (BA), the trade association representing the majority of U.S. brewing companies, has released strong mid-year numbers for America’s small and independent craft brewers1. Dollar sales were up 14 percent in the first half […]

Breckenridge Brewery Increases Production by 37.5%

Breckenridge Brewery received two new big bright shiny 300 barrel fermenters yesterday. A barrel is 31 gallons. That’s 9,300 gallons per tank. These tanks will allow Breck to increase production by 15,000 barrels a year, or 465,000 gallons, or 4,960,000 12 oz bottles of beer, bringing total annual capacity to approximately 55,000 barrels. That is, […]

Breckenridge Brewery Announces Explosive 2011 Growth

Breckenridge Brewery is having a good start to 2011.  They celebrated their 21st birthday party, had a hilarious video campaign, released a new Ale House and a new Pilsner, joined forces with Wynkoop, hit the Top 50 Breweries list, and now they’re dominating their first half of 2011.  Here’s the official press release on their […]

New Belgium celebrates 20th anniversary on June 28th

[Source:] (FORT COLLINS, CO) – When New Belgium Brewing co-founder Kim Jordan first realized she would need to leave social work to focus on the business of running a brewery, it took a tremendous leap of faith. Yet Jordan quickly discovered that many of her skills translated perfectly to building a new kind of corporate […]

Expansion at Avery Brewing may lead to relocation

Avery leaving Colorado?  That was the first thought of panic in my mind upon reading Daily Camera’s article (and’s post).  As it turns out, they just might be leaving Boulder.  Daily Camera reported on Avery Brewing Company’s skyrocketing growth within the craft beer industry, namely big beers: That growth, however, is quickly pushing Avery Brewing […]