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Tag: Paul Gatza

Bart Watson: The Data Decoder Will Work For Beer by

Bart Watson is the Brewers Association numbers guy, hired in 2013 as its chief economist. When the association issues a press release announcing the total number of US breweries has reached an all-time high in 2015, he is the spokesman quoted.

To Drink or Not to Drink: What Date Codes Say About Your Beer Feature by

When a beer is labeled “best by,” the brewery makes a judgment weighing freshness against shelf life, and, presumably, the brewery’s bottom line. With “bottled on” dates, buyers must decide for themselves.

Federal TTB Rules “Traditional” Ingredients and Processes No Longer Need Approval News by

After years of petitions from the Brewers Association and brewing professionals, the TTB has revised its stance on certain ingredients that previously required formula approval.

What Have You Done for Beer Lately? Feature by

Alabama politics will change for the better because the struggle that Free The Hops has had in reforming the beer laws has gotten people involved.

The Next Pint of Craft Beer: Is it Half Empty, or Half Full? Feature by

Who had it easier: the groundbreaking veterans of craft beer’s early days, or the fresh faces popping up in today’s changed industry?

Riding Out the Storm Feature by

As the country peers ahead toward an all-but-certain future, will the craft beer industry falter? When the storm clears, will craft beer be stronger than ever?

Beer News News by

What’s new in beer, from hop aroma analysis to American craft beer abroad.