After more than 30 years in business, Pyramid Brewing Co. parent company FIFCO USA announced last week that it will permanently close Pyramid Alehouse in Seattle, Washington. Missoula, Montana-based brewery KettleHouse Brewing Co has closed its Northside Taproom, it announced in a press release last week. Destihl Brewery has closed its Champaign, Illinois restaurant and brewpub location, the brewery announced on its website.
In this week’s Last Call: A-B’s Natural Light Hard Seltzer and Big 12 Conference Announce Partnership; Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors Corn Syrup Lawsuit Continues; MillerCoors to Launch 4 New Beers in 2020; August US Beer Shipments Decline
In this edition of People Moves: Founders executive chair to depart for hydroponics farm; Other Half splits with Eric Salazar; and New England Brewing Company hires Jamal Robinson.
In the latest edition of Press Clips: Boston Beer strikes Truly sponsorship deal with NHL; Great Divide sells land in Denver; March First Brewing acquires Figleaf Brewing Company; and Yuengling partners with Pink Boots Society for scholarship.
Lighthouse Strategies’ long-rumored Great Lakes craft brewery acquisition finally became reality today. The maker of the Cannabiniers and Two Roots lines of cannabis-infused, non-alcoholic and alcoholic craft beers, announced today that it has reached a deal for Auburn Hills, Michigan-based Rochester Mills Production Brewery.
In this week’s Last Call: Patagonia’s Trademark Lawsuit Against A-B Continues; Narragansett to Open Rhode Island Brewery; NBWA’s Beer Purchaser’s Index Expands in August; Anheuser-Busch Donates Canned Water to Hurricane Dorian Relief Effort
In this week’s Last Call: California ABC Investigates Amazon; US Beer Shipments Down Again in July; Anheuser-Busch’s ZX Ventures Acquires Barbarian; MillerCoors Launches New Blue Moon Campaign
In this week’s Last Call: Breakside Brewing Implements Employee Stock Ownership Plan; The Brewers Association Shares Brewery Employee Diversity Data; Guns N’ Roses and CANarchy Settle Lawsuit; Anheuser-Busch Rolls Out Bud Light College Branded Packaging.
Nearly a week after Braxton Brewing’s VIVE Hard Seltzer brand was named the “official hard seltzer” of the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals, the Kentucky craft brewery today announced the launch of a co-branded “Tailgate Variety Pack.”
In this week’s Last Call: Hops & Vines Sells to Ambiente Wine Parent Company; Braxton’s VIVE Named Hard Seltzer of NFL’s Bengals; North Carolina Governor Signs Law to Allow Pets in Breweries; Anheuser-Busch Announces Post Malone Bud Light Cans and ‘Busch Latte’ Packaging
Average annual raises in the beer industry rank among the highest in the consumer product goods industry, according to recruiting firm ForceBrands’ latest “Beer Talent Market Report.” The New York-based firm’s survey of 111 beer industry professionals — including C-level executives, directors and presidents– found that the beer industry’s average annual raise of 12 percent outpaces the CPG industry average by 2 percent.
In this week’s Last Call: Angry Orchard’s security is accused of racial profiling; June U.S. beer shipments decline; Peter Coors calls for government to intervene on aluminum pricing in op-ed; Facebook imposes new alcohol restrictions; and more news.
In a crowded beer marketplace, a quality product, vivid packaging or an active social media presence often are not enough for a company to capture consumers’ attention. Now more than ever, both established companies and early-stage craft breweries are turning to new technology to help them cut through the noise.
In a webinar entitled “Cannabis Legalisation: How It Will Disrupt the Future” hosted by market research company Euromonitor International last Thursday, Shane MacGuill, head of tobacco research, and Spiros Malandrakis, head of alcoholic drinks research, looked at several ways in which cannabis will likely disrupt the tobacco and alcohol industries.