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Brewbound Podcast: How 2020 Shook Out for Craft Brewers

Brewbound Podcast: How 2020 Shook Out for Craft Brewers

The COVID-19 pandemic created a lot of hardships for craft brewers in 2020. Those challenges are evident in the Brewers Association’s (BA) annual production report, which revealed a 9% decline in brewery volumes, as well as declines in volume share, craft retail dollar value, craft dollar share, and the number of craft brewing jobs.

Watch: Buffalo Wild Wings Beer Buyer on 2021 Mandates, Beer Trends, Hard Seltzer

Watch: Buffalo Wild Wings Beer Buyer on 2021 Mandates, Beer Trends, Hard Seltzer

On the heels of the NCAA tournament’s opening week, Buffalo Wild Wings beverage product and program innovation manager Jason Murphy joins a special 60-minute “Retail Pulse” edition of Brewbound Frontlines to discuss the chicken wing chain’s 2021 mandate program, the importance of local beer to the sports bar’s menus and the increasing presence of hard seltzers and beyond beer offerings in the company’s stores.

Brewbound Podcast: Protecting Your Taproom Team During the Pandemic

Brewbound Podcast: Protecting Your Taproom Team During the Pandemic

What happens when your state cancels all COVID-19 safety restrictions, but you’re not ready to do the same in your taproom? Austin Beerworks co-founders Adam DeBower and Michael Graham joined the Brewbound Podcast to discuss why they’re asking guests to continue masking up.

Watch Data Club: 3 Tier Beverages on the Pressures Facing Craft Brewers

Watch Data Club: 3 Tier Beverages on the Pressures Facing Craft Brewers

3 Tier Beverages founders Donn Bichsel Jr. and Joe Sepka and Brager Beverage Alcohol Consulting owner Danny Brager discuss the forthcoming “March Mountain” that the industry will begin cycling as the anniversary of the COVID-19 stock-up phase approaches. They also share advice on portfolio management, how to remain in the good graces of retailers and wholesalers that are cutting back on their product selections, product pricing and much more.

Brewbound Podcast: How to Rebrand Without Upsetting Your Drinkers

Brewbound Podcast: How to Rebrand Without Upsetting Your Drinkers

On the latest edition of the Brewbound Podcast, Blind Tiger Design founder and creative director Oceania Eagan and and CODO Design co-founder and partner Isaac Arthur join the Brewbound team to discuss how to pull off a rebrand without making your fans angry and how to rally them behind it.

Watch: Stone Brewing CEO Maria Stipp Discusses 2021 Opportunities

Watch: Stone Brewing CEO Maria Stipp Discusses 2021 Opportunities

Five months after taking over as CEO of Stone Brewing, Maria Stipp joins Brewbound Frontlines to discuss the path forward for the top 10 craft brewery and the strategy for its Southern California distribution business.