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Against the Grain Releases Bo & Luke Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Smoked Stout

Against the Grain’s award-winning bourbon barrel-aged smoked imperial stout, Bo & Luke is back for its 7th annual release. Bo & Luke is inspired by Kentucky bourbon and employs the essential ingredients in bourbon: barley, rye, and corn with the addition of cherry-wood smoked malt to create an imperial stout with a 13.0% ABV.

Allagash Brewing Company Pledges to Help Keep Portland’s Drinking Water Clean

Allagash Brewing Company has announced a pledge to donate ten cents for every barrel of beer brewed to Sebago Clean Waters (SCW), a collaborative effort of nine conservation organizations working to protect water quality, community well-being, a vibrant economy, and fish and wildlife in the Sebago region through voluntary forestland conservation.

Alaskan Brewing’s Winter Ale Returns

As temperatures drop and the sunlight hours begin to wane, Alaskan Brewing Co. is bringing back a fan-favorite winter warmer: Alaska Winter Ale featuring Sitka spruce tips.

Urban Artifact Launches Bathysphere

Introducing Bathysphere, our bold Black Raspberry Midwest Fruit Tart that is reminiscent of a sweet and tart homemade black raspberry jam. With the crisp acidity of the black raspberry playing through, the flavor is balanced by the slight warmth of alcohol and a touch of vanilla.

Medalla Light Launches Special Edition Cans Designed by Artist Alexis Díaz

As part of its 40th anniversary celebration, Medalla Light reaffirms its commitment to Puerto Rican art and culture with the launch of limited edition Medalla Light beer cans embellished with the art of Alexis Díaz, one of Puerto Rico’s most recognized muralists.

Brew Talks GABF 2019: Sam Calagione Discusses Dogfish Head-Boston Beer Merger

Brew Talks GABF 2019: Sam Calagione Discusses Dogfish Head-Boston Beer Merger

Dogfish Head co-founder Sam Calagione shared how the first 149 days of his company’s merger with the Boston Beer Company was progressing during Brewbound’s final Brew Talk meetup of 2019. Calagione pointed to goals of brand longevity and growth outside Dogfish Head’s homebase of the Mid-Atlantic region as the reasons for forming a business partnership… Read more »

Reed’s Inc. and Full Sail Brewing Partner to Launch Reed’s Ready-to-Drink Craft Ginger Mules

Reed’s Inc., owner of the nation’s leading portfolio of handcrafted, all-natural beverages, and Full Sail Brewing Co. (“Full Sail”), Oregon’s award-winning craft brewer, has announced entry into agreements for the development, marketing and distribution of ready-to-drink Reed’s Craft Ginger Mules, which come in two flavors: Classic and Zero Sugar.

Bear Republic to Close 24-Year-Old Brewpub Location in November

Bear Republic to Close 24-Year-Old Brewpub Location in November

Bear Republic Brewing Company will close its Healdsburg, California-based brewpub, which first opened in 1995, on November 22, according to a post on the location’s Facebook page. Speaking to Brewbound, Bear Republic president and CEO Richard G. Norgrove cited mounting building improvement costs at the Healdsburg brewpub location, which the company’s landlord would not cover,… Read more »