Matt Kennedy

Matt Kennedy

Creative Director

Matt Kennedy is the Creative Director at BevNET and is responsible for the look and design of all of our publications. A graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Communication at Syracuse University, Matt came to BevNET in 2006 after working for publications in the Philadelphia area.

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Branding Checkup: Upland Brewing Unveils New Logo and Packaging

Branding Checkup: Upland Brewing Unveils New Logo and Packaging

After 15 years, Indiana’s second-largest brewery decided it was time to make a change. To better capture the quality of its beers and the company culture, Bloomington-based Upland Brewing Co. overhauled its identity, redesigning everything from marketing materials to tap handles. “You don’t thrive and grow for 15 years by not making changes,” the company… Read more »

Dogfish Head Announces Latest Musical Collaboration

Dogfish Head Announces Latest Musical Collaboration

Dogfish has announced it’s latest musical collaboration, a series that already features Miles Davis Bitches Brew, a shoutout to blues legend Robert Johnson with Hellhound On My Ale and the Pearl Jam collaboration, Faithfull Ale. The off-centered brewery has now partnered with Deltron 3030 to create Positive Contact, a hybrid cider/beer brewed with an array… Read more »

Craft Beer Panel Added To BevNET Live Event

Craft Beer Panel Added To BevNET Live Event

NEW YORK – As the craft beer industry continues to grow, has recognized the need to incorporate the category into the discussion at their bi-annual BevNET Live event. “Craft Beer and NA’s: What They Can Teach Each Other,” will be the topic of discussion as Brewbound Editor Chris Furnari will moderate a panel of… Read more »

Interview with Sam Adams Homebrew Winner Rob North

Matt Kennedy of recently caught up with Rob North, of Manchester NH, the winner of Sam Adams Third Annual Homebrew Contest. Rob  triumphed over nearly 200 other entrants to win the third annual Samuel Adams Patriot Homebrew contest.  His winning brew, a Rauchbier, meaning “smoke beer” in German, will be served and sold at… Read more »

New Brewbound trips scheduled!

Over the past month or so we have been working out plans and schedules to pull off future Brewbound tours. Once we have more info we will post them ASAP!

Brewbound Portland, ME – Recap Part 2

3 PM – Shipyard Brewing After Allagash everyone piled back onto the bus and we headed to the waterfront to make our final two stops of the day. The first was Shipyard Brewing! Our visit to Shipyard was a bit different than Allagash, instead of a tour of their facility we watched a 15 minute… Read more »

Brew Bound's first trip is less than 24 hours away!

Hey Everyone! So Brew Bound starts Saturday morning at 11am and we couldn’t be more excited. If you are attending Brew Bound Portland, ME(as in you have already purchased your ticket) please check your Email on Friday for a final recap of instructions/important information. If you are not coming aboard please follow us on Twitter:… Read more »

New Week, New Brewery added to Brew Bound Portland – Allagash!

When we first started planning Brew Bound Portland one of the stops we wanted to make was Allagash Brewing. Unfortunately Allagash is closed to tours on the weekend so we ruled it out as a possible visit. Well, that was until our good friend Seth talked to one of the brewers at Allagash! As it… Read more »

Extreme Beer Fest 2010!!!

This past Saturday Brew Bound attended Beer Advocate’s Extreme Beer Fest 2010 (early session) in Boston, MA. EBF is a platform for bold American brewers to showcase their latest creations and test the palates of their faithful fans. I forgot my camera but here are a few low quality phone shots of some of what… Read more »

Brew Bound is on Twitter & Facebook!

Well it was only a matter of time before the followings were created: Follow us on Twitter: @brewbound Join our Facebook Event: Become a Fan of Brew Bound/New England On Tap page here: ps. Our Fan page is under construction but should be updated ASAP!

And we are Brew Bound to Gritty McDuff's!!!

After a wonderful conversation with the manager over at Gritty McDuffs last week, I am pleased to announce that Gritty’s has been added to our Brew Bound tour. I thoroughly enjoy their Best Bitter and can’t wait to enjoy a fresh pint at their brew pub on March 13th. In other news, you can reserve… Read more »

Suburban Home & Chad Price Brew Tour – Colorado

Hello Bounders, You may be wondering how we came up with such as great idea as a brew bound New England, well to be honest we didn’t think of it! Our good friends through music, Suburban Home Records, pulled off the first tour last fall. Instead of traveling through New England they traveled through the… Read more »

Another Brewery Added To Brew Bound Portland!

Hello Fellow Bounders! If you look above you’ll notice our MAIN header image has been updated to include a new stop on our Brew Bound adventure, Shipyard Brewing! That’s right. On March 13th we will not only visit Harpoon Brewery in Boston, MA but we’ll also be stopping at the Shipyard Brewery in Portland, ME!… Read more »