Jessica Infante

Jessica Infante

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Jessica Infante is the Reporter for Brewbound.

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Revolution and Trillium Shutter Taprooms for On-Site Service Until Spring 2021

Revolution and Trillium Shutter Taprooms for On-Site Service Until Spring 2021

Two more popular craft breweries have announced that their taprooms will be hibernating this winter as colder weather makes outdoor service infeasible, and COVID-19 cases continue to rise nationwide. Chicago-headquartered Revolution Brewing and Canton, Massachusetts-based Trillium Brewing both said this week that they will be temporarily shuttering their locations for on-premise service through the winter.

Brewery Openings: Jolly Pumpkin Opens Ninth Location; Uinta Airport Pub Debuts; Other Half Expands to Washington, D.C.

Brewery Openings: Jolly Pumpkin Opens Ninth Location; Uinta Airport Pub Debuts; Other Half Expands to Washington, D.C.

Dexter, Michigan-based Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales has opened a new cafe and brewery in East Lansing, Michigan, the company’s ninth location. Uinta Brewing’s new pub at Salt Lake City International Airport marks its first offsite expansion since opening in 1993. Brooklyn, New York-headquartered Other Half Brewing opened its third brewery and taproom in Washington, D.C., last week.

Nielsen CGA: Half of Consumers Unlikely to Return to On-Premise Venues Until a COVID-19 Vaccine or Treatment is Available

Nielsen CGA: Half of Consumers Unlikely to Return to On-Premise Venues Until a COVID-19 Vaccine or Treatment is Available

The bar and restaurant industry will find little comfort in the most recent report from Nielsen CGA. With colder temperatures around the country threatening to put a damper on outdoor dining and COVID-19 cases on the rise in the majority of states, about half of all adults say they have no intention of returning to dining or drinking outside their homes soon, the on-premise arm of market research firm Nielsen found.

Boston Beer Stock Price Skyrockets Over $1K Post Q3 Earnings Report

Boston Beer Stock Price Skyrockets Over $1K Post Q3 Earnings Report

After posting strong double-digit growth in shipments, depletions and revenues on the back of Truly Hard Seltzer and Twisted Tea in the third quarter, Boston Beer Company stock (SAM) topped the $1,000 mark for the first time ever, up from $371.12 at the start of 2020. As of press time (2 p.m. ET October 23), shares were trading at more than $1,066 (+15% and more than $145 than the previous day).

Brewers Association Survey: Beer-to-Go Buoyed Craft Brewers in Q3, But Recovery Still Distant

Brewers Association Survey: Beer-to-Go Buoyed Craft Brewers in Q3, But Recovery Still Distant

Craft brewers’ sales improved during the third quarter of 2020, but are still far off from where they were in 2019, according to a new analysis by Brewers Association (BA) chief economist Bart Watson. Combining several datasets tracking on-premise sales, Watson found that Q3 sales fell 22% below baseline, a marked improvement over Q2’s 45% below baseline.

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.

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.