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Monday, May 12, 2008

American Craft Beer Week: May 12-18

Just in case you need a reason to have a cold one, the Brewers Association has declared this to be American Craft Beer Week.

The May 12-18 celebration of American Craft Beer Week recognizes the part brewers play in communities around the country. The Brewers Association estimates craft brewers donated more than $20 million to charitable causes in 2007.

Breweries around the country have scheduled special events to mark the occasion. The Brewers Association is also launching Savor: An American Craft Beer and Food Experience in Washington, D.C., from May 16-17. The event features 48 craft brwers and focuses on matching food and beer.

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