Attention indie beer lovers! It’s time to get ready for the official start of beer season, when temps rise, backyard grills heat up, taproom patios reopen, and lawn games get serious. Time to stretch your palate. Lift some pints. Get into shape for a fun, flavorful summer. Beer, we go! Leverage the biggest and best national beer week ever. May 15-21 is the week to galvanize beer lover support for small and independent U.S. breweries, providing a boost in excitement among the beer community as we head into spring!

What is American craft beer? An American craft brewer is a small and independent brewer who has an annual production of six million barrels of beer or less (approximately 3% of U.S. annual sales).

Why is it called craft beer? According to the Brewers Association, there are three attributes that define craft brewing – craft brewers are, by definition, small, independent, and traditional.

What are some of the most popular craft beers in America? Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Dogfish Head Brewing Co., and Deschutes Brewery are a few of the most popular American Craft Beer’s we carry.