Beer Industry News, Events & Jobs

6 Confirmed Dead in Shooting at Molson Coors Facility in Milwaukee

6 Confirmed Dead in Shooting at Molson Coors Facility in Milwaukee

Six people are dead following a shooting at Molson Coors’ Milwaukee brewery Wednesday afternoon, authorities confirmed Wednesday evening. During a press conference, Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said the five victims, all Molson Coors employees, would not be identified “until proper notifications have been made.”

Full Service Contract Manufacturing Facility

Full Service Contract Manufacturing Facility

Wyndridge Farm Brewing is a dedicated team ready to assist you on your contract project. A Pennsylvania Manufacturer of Beer, Hard Cider, Hard Seltzer & Non Alcoholic beverages. From brewing to packaging services, Wyndridge has the resources required to get the job done. Now offering custom apple press operations for cideries, wineries and distilleries.

Adam Lambert to Join Roak Brewing and Dark Horse as President

Adam Lambert to Join Roak Brewing and Dark Horse as President

Long-time beer industry sales exec Adam Lambert is on the move. After more than a year as chief revenue officer for BrewDog USA, Lambert is joining Michigan’s Roak Brewing Company and Dark Horse Brewing Company as president.

Yuengling Targets Active Lifestyle Consumers with Low-Calorie, Low-ABV Light Lager Flight

Yuengling Targets Active Lifestyle Consumers with Low-Calorie, Low-ABV Light Lager Flight

One of the nation’s oldest breweries is getting in on one of the most popular trends in modern brewing. Flight by D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. announced today the launch of Flight, a 95-calorie, 4.2% ABV light lager — specs that are nearly identical to Michelob Ultra, Anheuser-Busch’s active lifestyle beer which is the top-selling super premium brand.

Untappd’s Parent Company Acquires Beer Advocate

Untappd’s Parent Company Acquires Beer Advocate

Two of the largest remaining beer rating platforms are joining forces. Next Glass, the parent company of popular beer rating app Untappd, has reached an agreement to acquire Beer Advocate. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

People Moves: Stone Distributing GM Dave Watson Departs, Interim GM Named

People Moves: Stone Distributing GM Dave Watson Departs, Interim GM Named

In the latest edition of People Moves: Stone Distributing Company general manager Dave Watson is no longer leading the San Diego-headquartered craft brewery’s wholesaler division, and the company has tapped Anthony Trento as interim GM. Also, job changes at Firestone Walker, Boochcraft and Two Robbers.

All Presentation Videos Released from Brewbound Live, BevNET Live Winter 2019 Events

All Presentation Videos Released from Brewbound Live, BevNET Live Winter 2019 Events

Four events over six days. Last December was packed with business discussions and networking across the beverage, food, beer and cannabis industries. Now it’s time to revisit those insights and dive deeper. The complete agenda of presentations from BevNET Live, NOSH Live, Brewbound Live and Cannabis Forum are now available to watch online, including main stage and educational presentations, Livestream Studio interviews and breakout session discussions.

Sierra Nevada to Launch Strainge Beast Hard Kombucha

Sierra Nevada to Launch Strainge Beast Hard Kombucha

Sierra Nevada’s new innovation arm, the Chico Fermentation Project, has announced its first release: Strainge Beast Hard Kombucha, the company’s first-ever beyond beer offering.

Truly Hard Seltzer Growth Comes at a Price for Boston Beer Company

Truly Hard Seltzer Growth Comes at a Price for Boston Beer Company

Truly Hard Seltzer sales boosted the Boston Beer Company’s fourth quarter revenue to an all-time high of $301.3 million, but it wasn’t without cost, as profits took a hit due to expensive third-party contract production.

Lagunitas CEO Maria Stipp Steps Down; Dennis Peek Named Replacement

Lagunitas CEO Maria Stipp Steps Down; Dennis Peek Named Replacement

After five years at the helm of Heineken N.V.-owned, Petaluma, California-based Lagunitas Brewing Company, CEO Maria Stipp is exiting the company, according to a press release. Effective February 21, Dennis Peek, who most recently served as managing director of Heineken Canada, will take over the CEO role.

Brewbound Podcast: The American Cider Association’s Michelle McGrath Discusses the Industry’s Goals and Challenges in 2020

Brewbound Podcast: The American Cider Association’s Michelle McGrath Discusses the Industry’s Goals and Challenges in 2020

Cider is always taking people by surprise, according to American Cider Association (ACA) executive director Michelle McGrath. “CiderCon always beats the expectations of people who have never been here before,” she said. In Episode 3 of the Brewbound Podcast’s third season, McGrath shared the organization’s goals and challenges as cider fights for share in an increasingly crowded alcoholic beverage marketplace.