JUNEAU, AK – The 2012 World Beer Cup set a new record Saturday as the largest global commercial beer competition, earning it’s moniker as the “Olympics of beer.” Nearly 4000 beers were entered this year and of the only 284 awards given, Alaskan Brewing won medals for three of their beers — Alaskan Amber, Alaskan… Read more »
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Another week went by and yet another brewery announced big expansion plans. This time it was the Eugene, Ore. based Ninkasi Brewing. The rapidly growing company, currently ranked 32nd on the Brewers Association list of top U.S. craft breweries by volume, announced during last week’s Craft Brewers Conference that it would be investing between $15… Read more »
Brooklyn Brewery President and co-founder Steve Hindy had one more bomb to drop on the final day of the Craft Brewers Conference: Hindy is selling his voting shares in Brooklyn Brewery. “I am very happy,” Hindy said in an interview with Brewbound. “You can own a company and not really benefit financially, particularly a startup… Read more »
The 2012 Craft Brewers Conference has been underway for less than five hours and already people are buzzing, and it’s not from the beer. A fedora-wearing Steve Hindy, the Brooklyn Brewery President, gave this year’s keynote address to a packed room of roughly 4,500 craft industry members. Sporting a fedora is necessary, of course, if… Read more »
Oskar Blues is getting aggressive. Today, the Longmont, Colo. based brewery broke news of an east coast expansion in Brevard, North Carolina. If you’re keeping count, Oskar Blues is now the third regional brewery planning to build a second location in N.C. – Sierra Nevada and New Belgium are the others.
Thousands of craft brewers from across the country will converge on San Diego next week for the 2012 Craft Brewers Conference, presented by the Brewers Association. As one of the largest industry events for professional brewers, brewpubs and packaging breweries, CBC offers a wide-ranging spectrum of seminars and discussions aimed at providing brewers the chance… Read more »