World Beer Cup-Craft Brewers Conference


World Beer Cup-Craft Brewers Conference

2016-05-22 22:58 182 Shaw

World Beer Cup-Craft Brewers Conference

World Beer Cup just ended, beer control are sure to find the championship began wine road. In fact, not only the WBC this grand event, the American Brewers Association Craft Beer Assembly (Brewers Association) annual (The 2016 Craft Brewers Conference) and the United States also held in conjunction with the exhibition brewing (BrewExpo America) recently. Let me take a look back at the beginning of May in the city of Brotherly Love what happens now.

Record exhibition

The BrewExpo America once again set a record participation with more than 13,600 people in the industry and 835 exhibitors to participate.

14% of participants from countries outside the United States.

Held simultaneously across 11 different areas, a total of 74 keynote forum. There are exhibitors from China participating in this event.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art held a dinner, a total of 6,000 people over the past year to share the results of craft beer.

The gratifying figures

BA's chief economist and director Paul Gatza Bart Watson announced some gratifying figures.

2015 American craft beer growth rate reached 13%, compared to the 2014 figure of 18% is not good. But craft beer market share reached a record high 12.2% of the figure is likely to remain small, but craft beer accounted for 21% of all beer sales in the market of sales, reaching $ 22.3 billion.

Craft beer exports increased by 16.3%, a total of 446,151 barrels, conservatively estimated value of $ 116 million, the Asian market is the largest user of American craft beer.

IPA is still the king

American consumers do not give up on love hops flavor. American IPA is still the most popular style, 26.49 percent of market share firmly installed in craft craft market leader position.

In 2008, American IPA craft market share of only 8%, is expected by the end of next year the American IPA will occupy one third of the market.

In the WBC entries were received in the American IPA group work most.

Industry recognition of Masters

Craft Beer Assembly (CBC) per year will be for some individuals and organizations award in recognition of their contribution to the cause of fine wine. This year's top prize Brewers Association Achievement Award of the Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione.

A complete list of winners:

Brewers Association Recognition Award:
Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

F.X. Matt Defense of the Craft Brewing Industry Award:
Nick Matt, F.X. Matt Brewing Co.

Russell Schehrer Award for Innovation in Craft Brewing:
Jason Perkins, Allagash Brewing Co.

Brewers Association Craft Beer Wholesaler of the Year:
Odom Corporation, Coeur d’Alene, ID 

Successful term World Beer Cup

The biennial international beer competitions, known as the Olympics of beer sector. 1907 wineries this year from 55 countries, a total of 6596 models of beer, jointly decided by 288 awards.

Referee team is the most powerful ever 253 judges from 31 countries.


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