TTB-Tax and Trade Bureau

Final Data for 2021 All Beer Produced

TTB collects data on all beer produced not just Craft Beer. They do not define just Craft Beer. It is generally defined however as beer produced in less than 6 million barrels. Sierra Nevada, Samuel Adams and Lagunitas are in the high end of Craft Beer producers and are not owned by more than 25% of a Macro Brewery.

Lupulin inside the hop cone

Hop Research is Ongoing-From FL to WA

This is not a scientific paper defining hop research and new findings, we only want to show just how extensive and all encompassing hops research has become. Almost every state university has hop research efforts of some sort. Even the hop farms have research to improve plant health and quality and sustainability. Amen to that.  

A toast is a valuable tradition.

Bring Back Toasting With Craft Beer!

There is or at lest can be profound messages in a meaningful offering of a toast. Craft beer lovers should start using the toast to express the true nature of meeting over a fine craft beer.