Justin Kendall

Justin Kendall

Editor, Brewbound

Justin Kendall provides daily coverage of the beer industry on Brewbound.com, conducts live-streamed interviews during Brewbound's events and co-produces the Brewbound podcast. Kendall is a 17-year career journalist who led alt-weekly newspapers in Kansas City, Missouri, and Des Moines, Iowa.

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Ninkasi Brewing Cuts 12% of Workforce

Ninkasi Brewing Cuts 12% of Workforce

Eugene, Oregon-based Ninkasi Brewing Company has instituted “organizational and operational changes” over the last month that has led to cuts within its field sales, hospitality and management teams, Ninkasi Brewing CEO Nigel Francisco confirmed to Brewbound.

Founders Brewing Company Lays Off 89 Hospitality and Retail Workers

Founders Brewing Company Lays Off 89 Hospitality and Retail Workers

Grand Rapids, Michigan-headquartered Founders Brewing Company laid off 89 retail workers at its taprooms in Detroit and Grand Rapids, effective November 18, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) filed that same day with Michigan’s Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, Workforce Development.

Elysian Brewing Aims to Make Space Dust the Top Selling IPA Brand

Elysian Brewing Aims to Make Space Dust the Top Selling IPA Brand

Elysian Brewing will try to rocket flagship Space Dust IPA to another stratosphere in 2021. The Anheuser-Busch InBev-owned, Seattle-headquartered craft brewery’s goal is to make fast-growing Space Dust the nation’s top selling IPA.

Last Call: Fire at South Park Brewing; Nine Band Brewing Owner Accused of Homicide, Fraud Scheme

Last Call: Fire at South Park Brewing; Nine Band Brewing Owner Accused of Homicide, Fraud Scheme

An early morning fire Wednesday at San Diego-based South Park Brewing Company and Hamilton’s Tavern caused around $1 million in damage to the businesses; Tulsa-based Osage Casinos is cutting ties with Allen, Texas-based Nine Band Brewing Company after the brewery’s founder was arrested on homicide and federal fraud charges; and more news items.

Diageo Recalls Guinness 0.0 Non-Alcoholic Stout in Great Britain

Diageo Recalls Guinness 0.0 Non-Alcoholic Stout in Great Britain

Just weeks after launching a zero alcohol version of Guinness in Great Britain, Diageo is recalling the product due to a microbiological contamination that the company says makes “some cans of Guinness 0.0 unsafe to consume.”