Oskar Blues Ordeal Returns During 2014 GABF

LONGMONT, CO – The fourth annual Oskar Blues GABF Ordeal consists of three days of bus rides (Denver pick-up) that offer GABF-ers and craft beer lovers the chance to go backstage at ALL Oskar Blues locations during Great American Beer Festival week.

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$1.9 Million and Counting: How Stone Brewed Up the Largest Brewery Crowdfunding Campaign Ever

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If there’s one skill that Stone Brewing co-founder Greg Koch has mastered, it’s the ability to grab headlines. So last month, when Stone unveiled plans to construct its new $25 million brewery in Berlin, it wasn’t all that surprising that Koch would kick off the ceremonial announcement by getting behind the controls of a forklift and dropping a giant boulder on a pile of “industrial” beers from around the world. But that wasn’t the stunt that earned Stone the attention.

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No-Li Celebrates Small, Hands-On Culture at Small Batch Festival

Spokane, WA… No-Li Brewhouse continues to champion their small, hands-on culture by hosting “12: Small Batch Festival” at their brewery in Spokane, WA on August 23, 2014 from noon-4 PM. 

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Summit Releases Unchained Series 16: Herkulean Woods

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Summit Brewing Company today announces the release of Herkulean Woods, a lager brewed with maple syrup and spruce tips and the 16th beer in the limited release Unchained Series. It will be available on draught and in 6-pack bottles the week of August 18.

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SweetWater Debuts New Glass Bottles


Five months after SweetWater Brewing began canning its beer, the Atlanta-based craft brewery is once again augmenting its packaging lineup. Beginning this week, Sweetwater will ship newly designed glass bottles, now embossed with the company’s logo and tagline, to its wholesalers.

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Brew Hub Grand Opening Set for September


It’s been nearly 18 months in the making, but Brew Hub is finally ready to open the doors to its Lakeland, Fla. brewery. The company has installed a 100-barrel brewhouse and is now taking its brewing and fermentation equipment for a test drive, Schoen told Brewbound.

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Brew Talks San Diego: Building Relationships Across Tiers

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To close out the Brew Talks West Coast Tour last week, a panel of publicans in the San Diego area discussed the myriad challenges of building relationships with both brewing partners and customers. Sitting on the panel held at Stone Brewing Co.’s Liberty Station restaurant was Scott Slater, founder of Slater’s 50/50, Scot Blair, founder of Hamilton’s Tavern, and Tom Nickel, owner of O’Brien’s Pub.

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Video: Lost Abbey Partner Sounds Off on Industry Issues


During the final stop of last week’s Brew Talks West Coast Tour, Brewbound had the opportunity to examine a variety of beer industry trends with Lost Abbey partner Tomme Arthur. Among other top-of-mind issues, Arthur tackled quality concerns, rotating tap handles, and franchise laws.

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Stone Brewing Announces $25 Million Berlin Brewery


The country’s tenth largest craft brewery, Stone Brewing Co., today announced plans to build a new $25 million brewery in Berlin. The San Diego-based craft brewery said it plans to open a production brewery and “expansive destination restaurant” in Germany’s capital city by early 2016.

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Video Coverage of Brewbound Session Boston 2014 is Now Available


We’re please to announce that every speaker presentation and panel discussion from last week’s Brewbound Session is now available for viewing on BevNET FBU, Inc.’s on-demand, video learning site for food and beverage entrepreneurs.

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Bud Light Becomes “Official Beer Sponsor” of Electric Daisy Carnival

Bud Light today announced a sponsorship and content marketing alliance with Live Nation and Insomniac to become the ‘Official Beer Sponsor’ of North America’s most popular dance music festival brand, Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC). The multi-city festival program is part of Bud Light Platinum’s year-long “Turn Up Your Night” campaign, an initiative grounded in electronic dance music.

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Video: 10 Barrel Brewing Gives Beer Drinkers ‘Free Swill’


File this marketing stunt under the genius column. In an effort to promote the release of its new summertime seasonal beer, Swill, the folks over at Bend, Ore.-based 10 Barrel Brewing filled a vending machine with the beer, rigged it up to dispense free product and hit the road for a tour of the Pacific Northwest.

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