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Allagash to Add Sparkling Session Ale Line, Stout and 6-Packs of Flagship White in the Fall

Allagash to Add Sparkling Session Ale Line, Stout and 6-Packs of Flagship White in the Fall

Allagash Brewing is planning to roll out several years of innovations over the next three months, founder Rob Tod announced Wednesday. Allagash’s plan is to launch two new core year-round products, including a line of low-calorie, low-alcohol “sparkling session ales” made with fruit called Little Grove and a new stout called North Sky.

Flying Dog to Keep Brewery Tasting Room Closed For at Least a Year

Flying Dog to Keep Brewery Tasting Room Closed For at Least a Year

Flying Dog Brewery will keep its brewery taproom shuttered until at least June 2021, when the company will “evaluate the possibility of reopening,” the company announced in a press release. The company cited a need to focus on producing its core offerings, as well as support for its retail accounts.

Watch: Braxton Brewing’s Jake Rouse on the Kentucky Craft Brewery’s Big 2019 and Fast Pivots Amid a Pandemic

Watch: Braxton Brewing’s Jake Rouse on the Kentucky Craft Brewery’s Big 2019 and Fast Pivots Amid a Pandemic

Braxton Brewing Company finished 2019 as one of the fastest-rising craft breweries in the nation. The Covington, Kentucky-based craft brewery grew its volumes by 96%, to 23,500 barrels, elevating the company to regional brewery status — those producing between 15,000 and 6 million barrels — according to production data released by the Brewers Association. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has dampened the company’s 2020 outlook.

Minneapolis Craft Breweries React to the Death of George Floyd

Minneapolis Craft Breweries React to the Death of George Floyd

Some Minneapolis craft breweries are lending their support to those protesting the death of George Floyd. Floyd, who is black, died Monday while handcuffed as now former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck as he was being held on the ground. Chauvin and three other police officers who were recorded detaining Floyd,… Read more »

Reuben’s Brews, Urban South Survey Customers on Desire to Return to Taprooms

Reuben’s Brews, Urban South Survey Customers on Desire to Return to Taprooms

As all 50 states have begun the reopening process, two more craft breweries are asking their customers how willing they are to return to brewery taprooms when on-premise sales return. Seattle’s Reuben’s Brews and New Orleans’ Urban South Brewery, which also operates a location in Houston, Texas, recently shared the results of their respective surveys.

CBA Refreshes Cisco Brewers Branding and Packaging, Beginning With 2 New Styles

CBA Refreshes Cisco Brewers Branding and Packaging, Beginning With 2 New Styles

For its second quarter-century, Cisco Brewers is debuting a new look and two new beers. The Nantucket, Massachusetts-based brand, which was acquired by Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) in 2018, has refreshed its branding and packaging with the launch of a new summer seasonal offering, Summer Rays golden ale, and a new year-round New England-style IPA,… Read more »