Craft beer? Craft brewer? The Brewers Association has it’s reasons to define a craft brewer. It doesn’t define craft beer. The term “craft beer” is thrown around quite a bit by beer drinkers, enthusiast and brewers. There have been lots of confusing references.
What are your feelings about craft beer? This poll is not a scientific poll nor is it very sophisticated, but it may give readers a taste of where beer drinkers are at – at least the readers of examiner.com on this site. Feel free to offer your comments below after you've cast your response.
As a basis let’s define some terms, which will help frame your response.
Using abbreviated Brewers Association definitions of small, independent:
Small: Annual production of beer less than 2 million barrels. Beer production is attributed to a brewer according to the rules of alternating proprietorships. Flavored malt beverages are not considered beer for purposes of this definition.
Independent: Less than 25% of the craft brewery is owned or controlled (or equivalent economic interest) by an alcoholic beverage industry member who is not themselves a craft brewer.
Only one vote per IP address and computer. Sorry - If you are using a company or other network, it is likely only one person on the network will be permitted to vote
Poll closes July 6, 11:59 p.m.
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