An accredited Beer Sommelier, Lotte Peplow is the Brewers Association's UK representative and handles PR, events, importer liaison, tastings and presentations. She writes articles about beer, judges beer and is on a mission to spread the word about the quality, diversity and creativity of American craft beer. Her aim is to encourage more people to enjoy more beer styles on more occasions. Lotte has worked with the Brewers Association for over a decade and is keen advocate of beer with food. A beer lover at heart, she is based in London.
Brewers Association is a not-for-profit trade body dedicated to small and independent American craft brewers, their beers and the community of brewing enthusiasts. Based in Boulder, Colorado, it represents 4,465 American breweries and 46,000 members of the American Homebrewers Association. Its independent craft brewer seal is a widely adopted symbol that differentiates beers brewed by small and independent craft brewers. The BA organises events including the World Beer CupSM, Great American Beer Festival®, Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America®, SAVOR℠, Homebrew Con, National Homebrew Competition and American Craft Beer Week®. The BA publishes The New Brewer® magazine, and Brewers Publications™ is the largest publisher of brewing literature in the U.S. The Brewers Association reports that craft beer export volume increased by 3.6% in 2017, now totaling 482,309 barrels valued at $125.4 million. The UK is the second biggest export market (behind Canada) and accounts for 10.5% of all global exports, up 7.1% in 2017. Free downloadable resources to help you learn more about the dynamic world of craft brewing are available on www.brewersassociation.org and www.craftbeer.com