However, it changed its barrel-production limit from 2 million to 6 million in 2010 to accommodate the growth of Boston Beer Co. and its Samuel Adams brand. And the trade group changed the “traditional” portion of its definition last year to include pre-prohibition brewers including D.G. Yuengling & Son and August Schell, which have brewed with maize (once deemed non-traditional by BA) throughout their existence.
Good. I wouldn’t care so much about them remaining a craft brewery if it wasn’t Boston Beer Company a few years back that legally had the craft beer classification changed so they could remain a craft brewery. They would have been a macro 5 years ago if not for that change.