Craft beer sales are on fire. The Brewers Association, a trade group, reports that sales of these distinctive brews, generally made by small producers — you can get a full, if somewhat vague, definition of craft brewers here — jumped by 17.2 percent in 2013, a year when overall domestic beer sales dropped by 1.9 percent. And that’s measured by volume. Since craft beers generally fetch higher prices, they’re growing even faster in dollar terms and now make up 14.3 ...
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