GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Need a primer on craft beer? Julia Herz, publisher of Craft Beer and craft beer program director at the Brewers Association joined KARE 11 News @4 with great tips.

And, if you'd like more information, head to an online course on Craft Beer 101.

This May, beer lovers everywhere will toast the country's craft beer renaissance during the ninth annual celebration of American Craft Beer Week® May 12-18.

With more than 2,800 small and independent craft breweries and hundreds more popping up across the country every year, the celebration will be bigger than ever. Organized by the Brewers Association, ACBW is the largest national effort focusing on American craft brewers, with events across all 50 states celebrating the culture and community of craft beer.