The Brewers Association is an organization of brewers, for brewers and by brewers. More than 1,700 US brewery members and 38,000 members of the American Homebrewers Association are joined by members of the allied trade, beer wholesalers, individuals, other associate members and the Brewers Association staff to make up the Brewers Association.
Founded in 1938, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is a trade association that represents the interests of the 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributors.
The manufacturing, distribution, sales and consumption of alcohol beverages are regulated differently than other food and beverages in the United States. In fact, few American industries are more highly regulated than the alcohol beverage industry, simply because of the unique properties of alcohol.
A bi-annual economic impact study commissioned by the Beer Institute and National Beer Wholesalers Association. The U.S. brewing industry is a dynamic part of our national economy, contributing billions of dollars in wages and taxes.
Anyone can call themselves an expert on beer. But when consumers want great beer they need help from a server who really knows beer flavors, styles, and service. They also want to buy from a place that understands proper storage and serving so the beer they drink will taste the way it should.