Learn more about the Craft Spirits Data Project, read The Monthly Mash, Craft Spirits Weekly, or CRAFT SPIRITS magazine, listen to The Craft Spirits Podcast, check out the latest Craft Spirits TV/Craft Spirits Live or ACSA Press Releases or contact us for media opportunities.

Craft Spirits Data Project

On October 18th, 2016, ACSA, together with Park Street, and the IWSR, released a year long study, highlighting the growth and economic impact of American craft spirits. Finally, there is solid data to support the growth of the industry. This project is updated annually.

The Monthly Mash

Monthly digital publication with an association focus. Includes standard features with executive director outreach, Q&A with board members, association program features, committee updates, and regional focus send to the entire industry. (Monday Drop)

The Monthly Mash: December 2021

The Monthly Mash Volume 6.12 Member-Owned, Industry-Driven ACSA Mission: To elevate and advocate for the community of craft spirits producers. From the Desk of Margie A.S. Lehrman, Chief Executive Officer Dear Friends in the Craft Spirits Community: Did you display legacy and grit and attend the American Craft Spirits...

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Craft Spirits Weekly

Weekly digital publication for members only highlighting relevant sourced content for craft spirits producers. (Thursday Drop)

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The Craft Spirits Podcast

The American Craft Spirits Association and CRAFT SPIRITS magazine are proud to present The Craft Spirits Podcast, a bimonthly program featuring in-depth conversations with distillers and craft spirits visionaries. Editor in chief Jeff Cioletti and senior editor Jon Page serve as co-hosts of the podcast.

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Craft Spirits TV

Our video news show highlighting the major happenings throughout the craft distilling community, hosted by CRAFT SPIRITS magazine. Each episode is available at and on the ACSA YouTube Channel. Be sure to subscribe.

Craft Spirits Live

ACSA recently kicked off Craft Spirits Live on Instagram Live every other Wednesday at 2pm ET. In each episode, a leading craft spirits producer invites us into their distillery for 30 minutes of engaging conversation and a virtual tour—as well as an opportunity to answer all of your burning questions. Click here to follow us on Instagram.

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Press Releases

Occasional press releases working with ACSA’s PR consultant, Gather PR, to highlight time sensitive relevant industry data with distribution to a wide media list.

Craft Spirits Producers Sold More Than 12 Million Cases Last Year Alone

Craft Producer Distillery Growth, Export Growth, and Volume Growth Among Key Highlights at Annual U.S. Craft Spirits Industry Briefing The American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) and Park Street today presented highlights from the 2021 Craft Spirits Data Project (the Project) at the Annual Craft Spirits Economic Briefing, held in...

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STEPUP Foundation Announces Inaugural Interns, Mentors and Distilleries

“STEPUP” FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL INTERNS, MENTORS, PARTICIPATING DISTILLERIES & NEW DONOR PARTNERS Following two years of planning, the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) and The Spirits Training Entrepreneurship Program for Underrepresented Professionals (STEPUP Foundation) are proud to announce their 2022 Inaugural Class of interns, mentors, and participating distilleries. Recipients...

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Recent Articles

Recent articles affecting the entire industry.

ACSA Joins With Alcohol Beverage Trade Groups To Advocate for TTB Funding

January 12, 2022 Dear Chairwoman DeLauro, Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Granger, and Vice Chairman Shelby: As Congress negotiates final fiscal year (FY) 2022 funding levels, we want to highlight the significant new duties that Congress imposed and the importance of appropriately funding the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade...

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ACSA Comments Regarding Significant Foreign Trade Barriers to U.S. Exports

October 26, 2021  Mr. Edward Gresser Chair of the Trade Policy Staff Committee Office of the United States Trade Representative 600 17th Street, NW Washington, DC 20508  RE: USTR-2021-0016: Comments Regarding Significant Foreign Trade Barriers to U.S. Exports – Submission by the American Craft Spirits Association (86 Fed. Reg. 51436 (September 15,...

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