The Mother of all Beer Weeks starts today. From May 14-20, American Craft Beer Week (ACBW) invites breweries, beer wholesalers, retailers, media and craft beer fans to join in the country’s craft beer revolution by celebrating with events featured on


“Last year, all fifty states held official celebrations to hoist a glass to America’s small and independent craft brewers,” said Julia Herz of, producers of ACBW. “As the excitement for craft-brewed beer continues to grow, our goal is to list even more events in each state in 2012.”


Started in 2006 and recognized by congress twice in its history, ACBW is the national celebration of America’s small and independent craft brewers, their impact on American culture, and the love affair that craft beer enthusiast have for their favorite American made craft beers.


Look for planned events on the ACBW Events page as breweries, wholesalers and retailers add them to the calendar.