Iconic Denver craft beer bar the Falling Rock Tap House will permanently close on Sunday, June 27, after 24 years in business. Owners Chris, Steve and Al Black made the announcement Saturday in a blog post titled “So long and thanks for all the beers.”
Lord Hobo Brewing Co. has appointed industry veteran Brian Walsh as the Woburn, Massachusetts-based craft brewery’s new CEO. The company informed employees today that Walsh, who last served as CEO of Smuttynose Brewing Company, has assumed the post from Lord Hobo founder Daniel Lanigan, who will remain a member of the company’s board of directors.
With a trippy Southern California vibe and inspiration from mimosas, the SunDaze line of citrus ready-to-drink canned cocktails is aiming to unchain the juice occasion from brunch. SunDaze — which checks in at 6% ABV and comes in three flavors: Original Citrus, Botanical Citrus and Spicy Citrus — was founded by long-time CPG marketing consultant Arthur Gallego, who is serving as CEO, and Juan Diego Cordón Toledano, who is heading innovation.
Following an investigation into sexually inappropriate conduct shared on social media, the Cicerone Certification Program announced today it has accepted an employee’s resignation.
After a group of former BrewDog employees called out the Scottish craft brewery for espousing a “culture of fear” and “toxic attitudes towards junior staff” in an open letter, co-founder and CEO James Watt admitted BrewDog has not always “got it right.”
More than 75% of beer wholesalers said the summer selling season is off to “a strong start,” as Memorial Day trends either met or exceeded expectations, Goldman Sachs analyst Bonnie Herzog found in her latest “Beverage Bytes survey” of about 40 distributors covering 145,000 retail outlets (about a quarter of the total U.S. outlets that sell alcoholic beverages).
Duvel Moortgat has named Seraf De Smedt president of Duvel USA, the parent company of Boulevard Brewing and Brewery Ommegang.
In one of the more surprising M&A transactions thus far this year, Lynne Weaver and CANarchy went public Friday with plans for the Three Weavers founder and a group of investors to buy back the Inglewood, California-based craft brewery.
Efforts to equalize the tax rate for ready-to-drink canned cocktails with beer in New Jersey have picked up steam in recent weeks.
The summer selling season is officially upon us, and the period from Memorial Day through Labor Day is shaping up to be “a long, tough summer” for beer sales, according to the latest analysis from Bump Williams Consulting.
The president of Mexico announced an agreement with Constellation Brands last week to build a new brewery in the southeastern part of the country, according to Reuters.
After several accounts of sexual harassment at Worcester, Massachusetts-based Wormtown Brewery surfaced on social media in recent days, nearly all members of its ownership group have stepped down from their day-to-day roles in the company, with the exception of co-founder and brewmaster Ben Roesch, the brewery announced late Thursday.
Brewers Association chief economist Bart Watson explored why draft beer sales have yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels in his latest members’ only analysis.
Breweries that fall outside of the Brewers Association’s (BA) craft brewer definition collectively declined 5%, to 8.2 million barrels in 2020, according to data in the May/June issue of the New Brewer.