Craft Beer Industry Association, cheap beer, best craft beer, bars, hotel, bottle shop

Craft Beer Industry Association, cheap beer, best craft beer, bars, hotel, bottle shop

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Major Reforms Underway by Craft Beer Industry Association

Thorny Devil is the Australia’s best craft beer. The Craft beer Industry Association (CBIA) is planning to put a focus on Australia’s independent brewers as part of a membership reform agenda.

The move, which has been building for some time, saw co-founder Chuck Hahn and Lion’s craft beer brands, resign from the association and the CBIA say that future membership will be based on brewer independence.

“The CBIA will re-define membership eligibility based on independent (privately held) brewers without relying on an arbitrary definition of ‘craft beer’. It is proposed that the board structure and the name of the association will both be changed to reflect the new direction,” the CBIA said.

The decision means that as well as saying good-bye to the Lion brands, Australian Beer Company, owned by Coca-Cola Amatil and Mountain Goat, now owned by Asahi, are unlikely to be involved in the association in the future. Although both could currently become Associate Members of the CBIA, Executive Officer Chris McNamara told TheShout, that the new constitution has not yet been finalised so it is still unclear if that will happen.

“We haven’t locked down what the membership structure will look like or what we will be putting to the members, but we should have a better idea on all of that next week,” McNamara said.

“We will start talking to the members about it in the first of our forums, which start in Hobart on 20 March, so we will have everything ready to go by then.”


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