Richard Mahoney, the chairman of the board of The Wine Group, is the lead investor in Chicagoland craft brewery Kings & Convicts’ acquisition of Ballast Point Brewing Company from Constellation Brands, according to the ChicagoTribune. Brooklyn Brewery restructures sales force.
The tidal wave of hard seltzers shows no signs of slowing down, market research firm Nielsen’s beverage alcohol practice team shared Thursday during the Brewbound Live business conference in Santa Monica.
Lost Abbey co-founder and chief operating officer Tomme Arthur announced plans to launch a new line of canned sour beers called Tiny Bubbles, which he called his company’s “authentic alternative,” in his opening address during Brewbound Live.
A family ownership group has reached a deal to acquire 32-year-old Anderson Valley Brewing Company.
A love for beer and a sudden inability to drink it led Karen Hertz and Twila Soles to open separate businesses. Both women founded gluten-free companies in Colorado — Hertz started Holidaily Brewing in Golden, while Soles opened Grouse Malt House in Wellington.
Nearly two months after announcing that it would cease production for distribution and retrench to a taproom-driven business model, Boulder Beer Company said today it will partner with contract brewer Sleeping Giant Brewing to continue selling beer in Colorado.
Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) has amended the contracts of its executive team members, according to a filing last week with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Coca-Cola files complaint to block Mark Anthony Brands’ trademark application for “White Claw Hard Seltzer Surge,” claiming it’s too similar to its own Surge brand citrus soda. U.S. brewery shipments decline 4.3%. COOP Ale Works announces new hard seltzer line.
A survey commissioned by the Beer Institute (BI), a national trade group advocating for the U.S. brewing industry, found that 68% of respondents were in favor of extending the federal excise tax relief that was put in place in 2017, but slated to expire at the end of the year. Quadrant Strategies conducted the survey of 1,000 legal drinking age adults for the BI earlier this month.
Former Boston Beer CMO joins Courvoisier. Jester King head brewer departs to start new brewing project in Chicago. Lawson’s Finest Liquids hires first marketing director.
Four months after joining Lagunitas Brewing Company, chief marketing officer Kelly Murnaghan has big plans for the Petaluma, California-based, Heineken-owned craft brewery.
Long-time beer executive Steve Almaraz has joined Figueroa Mountain Brewing as its new president and partner, leaving a five-year stint managing the craft beer category at the Reyes Beer Division.
BrewDog launches a third funding round in the U.S. HUB offers mug club memberships to drinkers of closed Portland breweries. Santa Rosa’s Shady Oak Barrel House faces backlash for beer name.
In what was promised as not “a routine earnings call,” Craft Brew Alliance CEO Andy Thomas expressed enthusiasm for his company’s proposed sale to Anheuser-Busch InBev, which already owns 31.2% of the company.