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Shipyard Brewing Founder Plans to Open $36 Million Co-Packing Facility in New Hampshire

Shipyard Brewing Founder Plans to Open $36 Million Co-Packing Facility in New Hampshire

Shipyard Brewing founder Fred Forsley is partnering with Valencia Realty Capital and State Street Realty Advisors on a proposed $36 million contract brewing and co-packing facility in Hooksett, New Hampshire. The 100,000 sq. ft. facility, which is currently under development along Highway 93 with a targeted opening date of late 2020, will be capable of producing and packaging thousands of barrels of beer, distilled spirits and non-alcoholic drinks.

Adam Lambert Named ‘Chief Revenue Officer’ at BrewDog USA

Adam Lambert Named ‘Chief Revenue Officer’ at BrewDog USA

Beer industry veteran Adam Lambert has been named the chief revenue officer of BrewDog USA, an international craft beer company that sells beer in 60 countries. Lambert most recently served as the chief operating officer of Storied Craft Breweries, an upstart growth capital group that launched in 2016 and had intentions of investing in multiple craft breweries.

Anheuser-Busch Lays Off Dozens of Brewery Workers

Anheuser-Busch Lays Off Dozens of Brewery Workers

Anheuser-Busch InBev has eliminated nearly 40 jobs across North America, Brewbound has learned. In a statement issued last Friday, A-B said it was making “a limited number of targeted changes” to its North American “supply organization.”

Trillium Increases Hourly Wages for Retail Workers

Trillium Increases Hourly Wages for Retail Workers

Nearly two weeks after a self-described former employee raised questions about Trillium Brewing Company’s labor and brewing practices in an online forum, the Massachusetts craft beer maker has increased the hourly base pay for its retail employees.

Craft Brewers Discuss Innovation Plans, Culture Tips and More at Brewbound Live 2018

Craft Brewers Discuss Innovation Plans, Culture Tips and More at Brewbound Live 2018

Count Brooklyn Brewery among the growing number of beer companies that has its eyes on the health and wellness space. During last week’s Brewbound Live business conference, Brooklyn Brewery CEO Eric Ottaway said the company was on the verge of releasing a non-alcoholic beer in Sweden as the company looks to tap into increasing consumer demand for more alcohol-free brews.

Oskar Blues to Launch Hard Seltzer Line in 2019

Oskar Blues to Launch Hard Seltzer Line in 2019

Craft beer maker Oskar Blues is expanding into the hard seltzer space. The Longmont, Colorado-headquartered beer company, which is part of the Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective, is planning a nationwide launch of a new hard seltzer brand in early 2019.

Saint Archer Co-Founder Launches New Beer Brand in San Diego

Saint Archer Co-Founder Launches New Beer Brand in San Diego

More than three years after selling San Diego craft brewery Saint Archer to MillerCoors, Josh Landan is back in the brewing business. Landan, who co-founded Saint Archer in 2013, has launched a new brewing company, Harland Brewing Co., in San Diego with former Saint Archer VP Jeff Hansson and ex-market manager Anthony Levas.

Brewbound Podcast Episode 12: Jake Maddux on His Fortuitous Foray Into Beer and James Beard Award Aspirations

Brewbound Podcast Episode 12: Jake Maddux on His Fortuitous Foray Into Beer and James Beard Award Aspirations

In episode 12 of the Brewbound Podcast, editor Chris Furnari interviews Jake Maddux, the founder of The Brewer’s Table in Austin, Texas. During the conversation, Maddux discusses how The Brewer’s’ Table is redefining food and beer pairings. He also talks about his goals for the business and why he is hell-bent on winning a James Beard Award.

Pabst, MillerCoors Reach Settlement in Contract Brewing Dispute

Pabst, MillerCoors Reach Settlement in Contract Brewing Dispute

After a month of arguments in a Milwaukee courtroom, Pabst Brewing Company and MillerCoors have settled a lawsuit that Pabst claimed could have put the 174-year-old beer company out of business. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.