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Brewers Association: Craft Continues to Brew Growth

The Brewers Association (BA), the trade association representing small and independent American brewers, released 2012 data on U.S. craft brewing1 growth. In a year when the total U.S. beer market grew by one percent, craft brewers saw a 15 percent rise in volume and a 17 percent increase in dollar growth, representing a total barrel increase of almost 1.8 million.