Craft beer industry news.

Ekos Announces Enhanced Integrations with Square and Arryved

Ekos, a business management software for craft beverage producers, is launching improved integrations with Square and Arryved and making the integrations available for all customers. Beginning this month, Ekos customers who use Arryved or Square can sync ecommerce and point-of-sale (POS) transactions to seamlessly update inventory and financial data in Ekos and their connected accounting software.

Massachusetts’ White Lion Brewing Set to Open New Taproom Next Month

Massachusetts’ White Lion Brewing Set to Open New Taproom Next Month

After six years of contract brewing with partners in the far corners of Massachusetts, Springfield-based White Lion Brewing now has a space to call its own at the city’s Tower Square development. “It’s been a journey, but through perseverance, a good team and good support, we are where we are right now,” White Lion founder Raymond Berry told Brewbound.

Beer Selfie Announces 2021 Calendar Fundraiser for BottleShare

Through the end of the year, is selling a 2021 calendar as a fundraiser for BottleShare. BottleShare is a craft beverage non-profit supporting industry workers and their families when they experience adversity outside of the workplace. 100% of the proceeds from calendar sales will be donated to BottleShare.

Saucy Brew Works Columbus’ Grand Opening set for October 23

Saucy Brew Works is located in the Harrison West neighborhood at 443 West Third Avenue, 43201. The new Brewpub and Coffeehouse features a small brewing operation, full restaurant, and the for the caffeine aficionados, Saucy Coffee.

GoTab Goes Beyond Contactless Ordering & Payment for Hospitality Operators

On the eve of celebrating its second anniversary with its longest-standing customer Caboose Brewing Company, restaurant commerce platform GoTab, Inc. reveals new integrations and innovative features meant to provide operators with actionable data, as well as smart, adaptable and easy-to-use tools for optimal business operations.

Founders Brewing Co. Announces Moon Rambler

Founders Brewing Co. has announced that Moon Rambler IPA as the first release in the brewery’s 2021 seasonal lineup. Formerly known in the taprooms as Cow Jumped the Shark, Moon Rambler IPA (6.4%) touches down with a big dose of Azacca, Mosaic and Cascade hops that provide a blast of tropical fruitiness, assisted by a classic foundation of wheat and oats.

Aluminum Cans Sold Out for Another 2 to 3 Years, According to Credit Suisse Analysis

Aluminum Cans Sold Out for Another 2 to 3 Years, According to Credit Suisse Analysis

In its first analysis of the U.S. packaging industry, financial services firm Credit Suisse said its medium-term outlook of the industry is “bullish.” The can industry is being strained from several directions, as the COVID-19 pandemic’s restrictions on the on-premise channel has shifted a chunk of Americans’ beer consumption from draft to cans and new product introductions, including those in the $3.49 billion hard seltzer industry, lean heavily toward cans. Additionally, can production has slowed over several years.

Rogue Spirits Launches Whiskey Canned Cocktail

Rogue Ales & Spirits, one of the original craft breweries and distilleries in Oregon, is launching its first-ever whiskey canned cocktail just in time for the holiday season.