Two Roads Brewing broke ground today on a $12 million expansion project, dubbed “Area Two Experimental Brewing,” which will enable the Connecticut-based craft brewery to expand production of its sour and barrel-aged offerings. First announced last November, the new 25,000 sq. ft. brewery, which is situated on 2.5 acres of land adjacent to its existing Stratford production facility, will feature a 50-barrel brewhouse, foeders, a coolship and space for 1,500 wooden barrels.
In this week’s distribution roundup: Lord Hobo adds New Jersey and Pennsylvania; Two Brothers expands to Tennessee; Ska Brewing hits Iowa and Surly launches in Colorado. Additionally, Moody Tongue expands to Wisconsin and Alesmith Brewing lands in Georgia.
Among the most well-known proverbs is: “You can’t judge a book by its cover.” The meaning, of course, is that it’s the content that truly matters. And while there is much truth in those words, the rub is that people judge books by their covers all the time. That’s why cover art and design are… Read more »
Less than three months after MillerCoors CEO Gavin Hattersley implored beer executives to come together and fight back against the continued pressure from wine and spirits companies, two more beer CEOs have joined the conversation and are echoing his thoughts.
Fueled by $35 million in venture funding from Sequoia Capital, one of Silicon Valley’s most iconic VC firms, India’s Bira 91 is on pace to produce an astonishing 300,000 barrels in just its third full year on the market. Launched in February 2015, Bira 91 has amassed a cadre of millennial consumers throughout India who don’t identify with major brands such as Kingfisher, Budweiser, Heineken and Carlsberg, according to founder Ankur Jain.
This week’s episode of Taste Radio features an interview with Chris Hunter, the co-founder of Phusion Projects, best known as the makers of Four Loko. In the interview, Hunter discusses the early days of Four Loko and the company’s focus on branding and merchandising.
Portland, Oregon’s Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider announced plans last week to move its operations into a 21,000 sq. ft. building that will allow the company to double its capacity and meet growing demand for its products.
Each year, during the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colo., Boston Beer Company invites members of the media to be among the first to taste its new focus items. The latest? A 4.7 percent ABV lager, called Sam ’76, that is brewed with craft’s most en vogue hops — cascade, citra, mosaic, simcoe and galaxy – and fermented with both lager and ale yeast strains.
Massachusetts beer wholesaler Craft Beer Guild Thursday announced that it would appeal a judge’s order from earlier this week that upheld a $2.6 million fine for breaking state laws prohibiting unfair trade practices and illegal “pay-to-play” activities.
Former New Belgium Brewing CEO Christine Perich, who had been leading World Waters, maker of the high pressure processed juice brand WTRMLN WTR, has stepped down from her role as CEO of the non-alcoholic beverage company due to personal health reasons. News of her departure was first reported on Wednesday by Brewbound’s sister publication BevNET.
Constellation Brands announced its second quarter fiscal 2018 earnings Thursday morning, which were highlighted by a 12.8 percent increase in net sales over the same three-month period the year before.
A Massachusetts judge has rejected Craft Beer Guild LLC’s attempt to appeal a $2.6 million fine levied against the beer wholesaler for violating laws that prohibit unfair trade practices and illegal “pay-to-play” activities.
10-Year old Mission Brewery is on the hunt for capital, and, in an effort to stay in business for another 24 months, the company has turned to the everyday craft beer drinker for help.
Brewbound is pleased to announce speakers for its upcoming Brew Talks meetups, taking place alongside the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver and National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) convention in Las Vegas. The two events give brewers and distributors attending the GABF and NBWA meetings a chance to engage in thought-provoking business discussion alongside their industry peers.
In this edition of Press Clips: Mikkeller takes up space in Queens; Surly searches for a COO; NBWA releases statement on Las Vegas tragedy; and more.