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Payette Brewing Launches New Can Design

Priding themselves on the quality and craftsmanship of their beer, Payette Brewing is releasing a wildly new look with the same adventurous attitude.

Yakima Chief Hops Hires Howard Allred as CFO

Yakima Chief Hops, a 100% grower-owned hop supplier, welcomed new Chief Financial Officer Howard Allred shortly after the COVID-19 outbreak began.

Payette Brewing Reopens Tap Room and Beer Garden

After being closed to the public for over two months due to the cease on-site consumption of the Tap Room during COVID-19, Payette is thrilled to welcome back their loyal supporters to their brewery on Saturday, May 30th, at 11 a.m.

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences Unveils Brewing Liquefaction Enzyme Solution AMYLEX 6T

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont) has announced a new enzyme solution for adjunct liquefaction: AMYLEX 6T. The innovative enzyme enables numerous business gains for breweries and distilleries alike including the ability to expand into new segments with locally-sourced raw materials, improve productivity, maximize yield, ensure consistent quality and ultimately increase profitability.

Galipette Cidre Partners with Free Spirits to Launch in Israel

Cider Supply Co., the owner of Galipette Cidre, has signed a distribution agreement with Free Spirits of Israel, effective from June 1st. The agreement covers nationwide distribution and brand activation rights for the Galipette Cidre range, an award-winning pure juice French cider.

Watch: Braxton Brewing’s Jake Rouse on the Kentucky Craft Brewery’s Big 2019 and Fast Pivots Amid a Pandemic

Watch: Braxton Brewing’s Jake Rouse on the Kentucky Craft Brewery’s Big 2019 and Fast Pivots Amid a Pandemic

Braxton Brewing Company finished 2019 as one of the fastest-rising craft breweries in the nation. The Covington, Kentucky-based craft brewery grew its volumes by 96%, to 23,500 barrels, elevating the company to regional brewery status — those producing between 15,000 and 6 million barrels — according to production data released by the Brewers Association. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has dampened the company’s 2020 outlook.

Minneapolis Craft Breweries React to the Death of George Floyd

Minneapolis Craft Breweries React to the Death of George Floyd

Some Minneapolis craft breweries are lending their support to those protesting the death of George Floyd. Floyd, who is black, died Monday while handcuffed as now former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck as he was being held on the ground. Chauvin and three other police officers who were recorded detaining Floyd,… Read more »

Reuben’s Brews, Urban South Survey Customers on Desire to Return to Taprooms

Reuben’s Brews, Urban South Survey Customers on Desire to Return to Taprooms

As all 50 states have begun the reopening process, two more craft breweries are asking their customers how willing they are to return to brewery taprooms when on-premise sales return. Seattle’s Reuben’s Brews and New Orleans’ Urban South Brewery, which also operates a location in Houston, Texas, recently shared the results of their respective surveys.

Magic Hat Releases Bartlett Bay Margarita Gose

The Magic Hat Brewing Company has released a new, limited batch summer quencher to ensure that no palate goes dry during the sun’s searing reign. Bartlett Bay is a margarita gose that welcomes overheated beer lovers “into the bay” for a quick cool-off.