Video: Distributor Shares Tips on How to Navigate Summer Events With Canned Beer

Summer is prime time for outdoor events, and part of the fun is cooling off with a cold beverage. But what if there are rules in place such as no glass containers or certain cooler restrictions? Matt Clapesattle from Monarch Beverage in Indianapolis, Indiana, shows you how to navigate those rules with canned beer, or "mini-kegs," so you can kick back and enjoy your brew while having a safe event experience.

Video: The Bait House Partners With Distributor to Provide Local Beer Selections to Clearwater

While already popular with local anglers, The Bait House in Clearwater, Florida, now is committed to providing everyone with a great craft beer selection. "We provide fresh, awesome beer, craft beer, that is locally brewed, and the only way that I've been able to do that is through consistency with my distributor, Great Bay," said Christian Harms, co-owner of The Bait House.

Beer Can Chicken Is the Perfect Entree For Your Memorial Day Backyard Bash

It's easy to forget sometimes, especially in this post-modern age when information is so easily obtained, that not all old ideas are old to everybody. Take the notion of cooking a whole chicken on the grill with a can of beer. The chicken rests on the can of beer and the beer helps to keep the chicken from drying out while it cooks. The beer in the can heats up, and the resultant steam permeates the meat to make a wonderfully flavorful bird.

NBWA Announces Launch of New Mobile-Friendly Website

The National Beer Wholesalers Association has launched a new, mobile-friendly website at www.nbwa.org. NBWA Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs Rebecca Spicer said, “This new website aims to better serve distributor members, while promoting the commercial, economic and regulatory value of America’s independent beer distributors and today’s state-based regulatory system to policymakers, the media and the public.”

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Press Releases| May. 20, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association, the trade association representing America’s 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributors, has launched a new, mobile-friendly website at www.nbwa.org.

NBWA Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs Rebecca Spicer said, “This new website aims to better serve distributor members, while promoting the commercial, economic and regulatory value of America’s independent beer distributors and today’s state-based regulatory system to policymakers, the media and the public.”

“As the public face of the association and the beer distribution industry, the website features strong visual elements to showcase America’s beer distributors and the choice and variety they help deliver,” Spicer added.

NBWA’s home page now serves as an easy-to-navigate, one-stop shop for visitors looking for a snapshot of the beer distribution industry. The site features educational tools for the public, including a library of NBWA videos and brochures, as well as streamlined navigation to the programs and benefits the association provides to its members.

A home page carousel features links to the most recent news, reports and event information while the top navigation menu directs to:

In addition to information about the history of state-based alcohol regulation and today’s effective, three-tier beer distribution system, the site prominently features industry employees through the NBWA Employee Spotlight Program. Each week, a new beer distribution employee is featured on the site’s home page.

In conjunction with the launch of NBWA’s new mobile-friendly website, the association also unveiled a rebranded version of its email newsletter, The Daily Brew. Brewers, distributors, retailers, policymakers, the media, consumers and others are encouraged to subscribe at www.bit.ly/NBWADB or by visiting the NBWA website.

Visit www.nbwa.org from your desktop, tablet or mobile device to learn more.

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  The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) represents the interests of America’s 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributor operations in every state, congressional district and media market across the country. Beer distributors are committed to ensuring alcohol is provided safely and responsibly to consumers of legal drinking age through the three-tier, state-based system of alcohol regulation and distribution. To learn more about America’s beer distributors, visit www.AmericasBeerDistributors.com. For additional updates from NBWA, follow @NBWABeer on Twitter, watch NBWA videos on www.youtube.com/NBWABeer  and visit www.facebook.com/NBWABeer.

Five Points on How the Fair BEER Act Helps Every Brewery in America

Earlier this year, the Fair Brewers Excise and Economic Relief Act of 2015, or Fair BEER Act, was introduced in the House and Senate. This reform legislation creates a graduated tax structure for brewers, simplifying the tax code for the folks who brew America’s favorite adult beverage. Here are five key points about the Fair BEER Act.

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