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Brewbound Announces 2019 Award Winners and Rising Stars

Brewbound Announces 2019 Award Winners and Rising Stars

 Brewbound today named the winners of its 2019 awards during the Brewbound Live business conference in Santa Monica, California. Since 2014, the Brewbound Awards have recognized large and small beer companies, as well as notable industry figures, for their execution of various business and philanthropic initiatives. Winners of the sixth annual Brewbound Awards include:… Read more »

Watch Live: Brewbound Live Winter 2019 Main Stage Presentations, Attendee Interviews

Watch Live: Brewbound Live Winter 2019 Main Stage Presentations, Attendee Interviews

Can’t make it to Santa Monica this week? Don’t miss the two days of strategic beer industry discussions and attendee interviews. We’re making a free livestream of the two-day event available, thanks to the support from our friends at Live Oak Bank. The broadcast kicks off at 1:30pm PST on Wednesday, December 4th, and continues through Thursday, December 5th.

Constellation Brands to Sell Ballast Point to Small Chicagoland Brewer Kings & Convicts

Constellation Brands to Sell Ballast Point to Small Chicagoland Brewer Kings & Convicts

Four years after paying $1 billion for Ballast Point Brewing Company, Constellation Brands today threw in the towel on its big craft bet, announcing an agreement to sell the San Diego craft beer brand along with “a number of its associated production facilities and brewpubs” to Kings & Convicts, a little-known Chicagoland craft brewing company.

Gluten-Free Lifestyle Inspires Colorado Women to Start Brewery & Malt House

Gluten-Free Lifestyle Inspires Colorado Women to Start Brewery & Malt House

A love for beer and a sudden inability to drink it led Karen Hertz and Twila Soles to open separate businesses. Both women founded gluten-free companies in Colorado — Hertz started Holidaily Brewing in Golden, while Soles opened Grouse Malt House in Wellington.

Brewbound Pitch Slam 11: Meet the Semi-Finalists and Judges

Brewbound Pitch Slam 11: Meet the Semi-Finalists and Judges

We’re excited to reveal the Brewbound Pitch Slam 11 semi-finalists and judges. The competition is a microcosm of the overall beer industry, as companies turn to malternatives, hard seltzers, canned cocktails, and other offerings to diversify their portfolios and find growth.

Poll: Two-Thirds of Voters Support Extending Excise Tax Relief for Brewers

Poll: Two-Thirds of Voters Support Extending Excise Tax Relief for Brewers

A survey commissioned by the Beer Institute (BI), a national trade group advocating for the U.S. brewing industry, found that 68% of respondents were in favor of extending the federal excise tax relief that was put in place in 2017, but slated to expire at the end of the year. Quadrant Strategies conducted the survey of 1,000 legal drinking age adults for the BI earlier this month.

Brewbound Live Parties Presented by YETI, CANarchy, The Dude’s Brewing & Ball

Brewbound Live Parties Presented by YETI, CANarchy, The Dude’s Brewing & Ball

Brewbound has partnered with YETI, CANarchy, The Dude’s Brewing and Ball Corporation to bring Brewbound Live attendees two evenings of networking, beers and fun. Returning to Santa Monica in just nine days, Brewbound Live will bring together hundreds of c-level brewery leaders and industry professionals to discuss differentiation strategies, the state of the marketplace and areas for growth.

White Claw Maker Ups Production Facility Investments to $385 Million

White Claw Maker Ups Production Facility Investments to $385 Million

White Claw maker Mark Anthony Brands plans to spend $385 million — $135 million more than the previously projected $250 million — to build production facilities in New Jersey and at a still-undisclosed location in the western United States, founder and CEO Anthony von Mandl shared during the Beer Insights Seminar conference in New York on Monday.

Lagunitas Keeps Focus on IPA with New Campaign

Lagunitas Keeps Focus on IPA with New Campaign

Four months after joining Lagunitas Brewing Company, chief marketing officer Kelly Murnaghan has big plans for the Petaluma, California-based, Heineken-owned craft brewery.