Jessica Infante

Jessica Infante

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Jessica Infante is the Reporter for Brewbound.

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Breweries, Distilleries Partner to Create Hand Sanitizer During COVID-19 Outbreak

Breweries, Distilleries Partner to Create Hand Sanitizer During COVID-19 Outbreak

Cody Morris is reincarnating out of code draft beer as hand sanitizer. A professional brewer and the son of distillery owners, he knew that all the beer sitting idle in kegs could be distilled into hand sanitizer, which is needed for essential workers nationwide during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stone Brewing v. MillerCoors Lawsuit Heads to Trial in October

Stone Brewing v. MillerCoors Lawsuit Heads to Trial in October

San Diego-headquartered Stone Brewing’s long-running trademark infringement lawsuit against Molson Coors’ Keystone brand will move to trial in October. Stone first brought the lawsuit against MillerCoors in February 2018 in the U.S. District Court Southern District of California, alleging that the April 2017 packaging and marketing refresh for the company’s Keystone Light brand that more prominently featured the word “Stone” infringed on the craft brewery’s intellectual property.

COVID-19 Response: Ball Increases Production of Crowler Cans; Senate Passes $2 Trillion Aid Package

COVID-19 Response: Ball Increases Production of Crowler Cans; Senate Passes $2 Trillion Aid Package

Ball Corporation has added production of 32 oz. crowler cans and expects to have a supply ready to hit the market in two days. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, the $2 trillion stimulus package to aid the public health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Deschutes Brewery founder Gary Fish told the Bend Bulletin that the company has laid off about 60% of its staff.

Crowler Cans Out of Stock until April as Beer Industry Pivots to To-Go Sales

Crowler Cans Out of Stock until April as Beer Industry Pivots to To-Go Sales

As draft beer has almost entirely stopped flowing in the U.S. due to on-premise shutdowns caused by efforts to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19, craft brewers are turning to crowlers — 32 oz. cans filled and sealed on demand — to sell the beer left in their kegs before it oxidizes.

Green Flash Cuts ‘Meaningful Portion’ of Staff

Green Flash Cuts ‘Meaningful Portion’ of Staff

San Diego, California-headquartered Green Flash Brewing has furloughed or laid off most of its staff, VP of marketing Ben Widseth confirmed to Brewbound on Tuesday evening.