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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 27

April 27, 2020

•The Brewers Association has partnered with fundraising non-profit group Bottleshare to create the Believe in Beer Fund. The new fund will provide financial assistance to breweries and brewers guilds across the U.S. who are struggling to pay rent, payroll, and utilities during this pandemic. Brewers in need can apply for grants now through Bottleshare’s website. The organizations will be fundraising through May 17 (the end of Craft Beer Week) via the Believe in Beer Relief Fund GoFundMe website. A poll conducted by the Brewers Association earlier this month shows that craft breweries have been hit especially hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, with category sales down 29%.

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