Hot Topics with Craig and Bob

Today's NBWA General Session saw the association chief, Craig Purser, press the Brewers Association president Bob Pease on everything from craft trends to regulatory issues. Some general themes: Tasting rooms are still a sticking point between the tiers. And while small brewer access to market is still a concern in this new MegaBrew era -- it's "the biggest threat to the BA membership" -- Bob expressed optimism that the DOJ wants to protect competition, and is much better versed in the industry than it was just a few years ago.

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