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Long Trail Brewing Releases Limbo IPA in 16 oz. Cans

Last week we enjoyed Old Man Winter’s return to the north country. Despite a packed schedule around the brewery, the Long Trail Adventure Team (LTAT) scored some fresh turns at Stowe Mountain Resort and Suicide Six.

Butternuts Beer & Ale Creates Custom-Made Beer for Anthrax

Today his aluminum-loving microbrewery Butternuts Beer & Ale is heading into heavier metal territory. Next month Butternuts’ ACS machine will fill cans of a new custom-made beer for metal legends Anthrax.

Spokane Symphony and No-Li Brewhouse Team Up on Beethoven Golden Ale

The Spokane Symphony and No-Li Brewhouse are teaming up to bring the Pacific NW “Beethoven Golden Ale” 22 oz. bottles (only 660 total bottles available) and a Friday, March 10th Beethoven Symphony at The Martin Woldson Theater At The Fox Theatre…Spokane, USA.

Shmaltz Brewing Releases Star Trek Klingon Imperial Porter

In 2016, Shmaltz Brewing debuted two critically acclaimed StarTrek Golden Anniversary Ales to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the iconic franchise, Star Trek. 2017 brings triple the excitement with the limited release of three StarTrek specialty beers rolling out throughout the year.

Sebago Brewing Company Releases Hop Swap IPA

Each year since 2012, Sebago Brewing Company has brewed Hop Swap, an American-style IPA, with a new hop profile in order to introduce fans to the wonderful flavors and aromas that can come from hops.

New Samuel Adams Seasonal Hopscape Drags Down Boston Beer

New Samuel Adams Seasonal Hopscape Drags Down Boston Beer

It’s official: Samuel Adams’ first seasonal release of the year, Hopscape, has flopped. During its fourth-quarter earnings call on Wednesday, Boston Beer Company executives cited a 1 percent decline in depletions for the period and a 5 percent decline for the year. But that news was overshadowed by a 15 percent decline in depletions for the first six weeks of 2017, which executives blamed on the poor performance of Hopscape, a hoppy wheat ale.

TRVE Brewing Partners with The Commons on Distribution

What began as simply importing and distributing Burial Beer Co. for last year’s Great American Beer Festival, TRVE Brewing Co. has also agreed to act as the Colorado distribution partner for The Commons Brewery of Portland, Oregon.

Two Roads Brewing Company Enters Western New York State

Two Roads Brewing Company of Stratford, CT announced today that the brand will be rolling into Western New York State, teaming up with Remarkable Liquids which also handles their distribution in Eastern New York State.

Brewers Association Names Board of Directors

Brewers Association Names Board of Directors

The Brewers Association has officially announced its 2017 Board of Directors. In a press release, the trade organization — which represents the interests of small and independent craft brewers — said Allagash Brewing founder Rob Tod had recently begun his second term as board chair.