Much like artisan cheese, craft beer is a term that gets thrown around an awful lot these days. But what exactly is craft beer? Does Blue Moon count? What about your uncle’s homebrew? Find out below.
Big beer companies are taking note of craft beer’s tremendous growth, and some are trying to capitalize on the movement by buying up the smaller breweries. Anheuser-Busch InBev bought Chicago’s Goose Island in 2011, and in February of this year announced it would buy New York’s Blue Point Brewing Company.