As the end of 2017 draws near, U.S. beer volume sales remain roughly flat, according to recent data from Chicago-based market research firm IRI Worldwide. IRI, which tracks beer sales at off-premise retailers, reported that total beer sales through the first 11 months of 2017 exceeded $31.8 billion in the firm’s multi-outlet and convenience. Through December 3, U.S. beer volume sales declined 0.5 percent while total beer dollar sales increased 1.1 percent.
In this week’s edition of Last Call, Russian River raises $200,000 for wildfire relief; Amazon announces the end of its wine program; Diageo opens a temporary Guinness taproom in Maryland; and more.
Guinness 200th Anniversary Export Stout is the latest beer created by the Open Gate Brewery – the pilot brewery located at St. James’s Gate in Dublin – where Guinness brewers experiment with new styles and reinterpret historical brews.
Fighting an ugly court case, but in charge of distributing more than a half-million cases of beer annually, Northern Nevada-based beer wholesaler Crown Beverages ceased operations on June 30, Brewbound has learned. Many of the beer brands Crown once distributed have found a new route to market via competing wholesalers that deliver to retailers in the area.
In this week’s edition of Last Call: Innis & Gunn receives private equity interest; A-B shifts focus from acquisitions to organic growth; Diageo taps A-B for Guinness Distribution in China; and much more.
In the latest Press Clips: Magnolia founder discusses brewery sale; Stone’s Berlin business profiled; Modern Times inches closer to Encinitas taproom; Guinness hires head brewer for Maryland facility; and more.
Marking a major milestone in the establishment of the Guinness brewery in Relay, Maryland, the Diageo Beer Company USA, is proud to announce the appointment of Peter Wiens as inaugural brewmaster.
In the latest Legislative Update: Virginia wants Maryland breweries to move in; Indiana forms a task force to review liquor laws; Oklahoma considers Sunday sales; and much more.
In this week’s legislative update, Maryland and Montana move forward on raising the production caps, and Kansas is a signature away from stronger beer in grocery and convenience stores.
In this week’s edition of Last Call: Maryland Brewers and Diageo join forces to amend HB 1283; North Carolina moves toward modernizing the state’s alcohol laws; more breweries close; Yards Brewing Co. reveals plans for its new brewery; A-B divests itself of the former SABMiller’s Central and Eastern European assets; and more.
The good times that begin on St. Patrick’s Day don’t have to end by March 18 – after all, spring is here, summer’s on its way, and there’s much more to celebrate. With that spirit in mind, the Guinness brand is introducing Irish Wheat, the brewer’s newest beer.
Guinness & Co., based in Norwalk CT, and Two Roads Brewing Company, based in Stratford CT, today announce two small batch beers brewed in collaboration and to be released in May of 2017.
Legislative Update: Maryland Brewers Association Teams Up with Diageo; Minnesota Lawmakers Pass Sunday Sales Bill; Mississippi Direct Taproom Sales Governor’s Signature Away From Law; Montana Bill Attempts to Raise Production Cap to 60,000 Barrels; North Carolina Brewers Attempt to Raise Cap, Run into Wholesaler Opposition.
Legislative Update: Maryland Brewers Oppose Special Treatment for Guinness; Minnesota Moves to End Sunday Sales Ban; Virginia Legalizes Canned Beer Concession Sales
Year Round Beers
|The 1759 Limited Edition||Amber Ale|
|Red Harvest Stout||Stout|
|250th Anniversary Stout||Imperial Stout|
|Extra Stout||Imperial Stout|
|West Indies Porter||Porter|
|200th Anniversary Export Stout||Stout|
|200th Anniversary Draft Stout||Stout|
|Rye Pale Ale||Ale|