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BeerBoard: Draft Sales Volume Declines -6.6%; Craft Beer Loses -1.6% Share of Tap Handles

BeerBoard: Draft Sales Volume Declines -6.6%; Craft Beer Loses -1.6% Share of Tap Handles

Draft beer sales volume declined -6.6% nationwide during the weekend of October 21-24, compared to the weekend of October 7-10, according to BeerBoard, which tracks draft sales at on-premise retailers across the country. Of the 10 key markets BeerBoard highlights in its reports, South Carolina (-11.1%) saw the steepest decline in volume, followed by Texas (-10.5%), Florida (-8.3%), Illinois (-7.7%), Minnesota (-7.3%), Nevada (-6.7%), and Georgia (-4.2%).

Three Taverns Brewery and Mastodon Collaborate on New Beer

Award winning Three Taverns Brewery has collaborated with Grammy Award-winning metal rock band, Mastodon, to produce a new beer and continue their approach to collaborations outside the traditional brewery-with-a-brewery collaboration model. 

Modelo Partners with LA Artist Mister Cartoon to Celebrate Día de los Muertos

Modelo, the beer brewed for those with The Fighting Spirit™, is extending its partnership with legendary LA-based Mexican American artist and cultural icon, Mark Machado aka Mister Cartoon, to invite fans around the country to celebrate Día de los Muertos in style.

Hopworks Releases Ace of Diamonds IIPA

Hopworks Urban Brewery continues to innovate with its latest release, Ace of Diamonds, an experimental West Coast IIPA. 

Outside Inc. Partners with Athletic Brewing to Launch Exclusive Content Hub

Outside, Inc., the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content, services, events, and experiences, announced a partnership with Athletic Brewing, a premium, non-alcoholic craft brewery, to create shared experiences and an exclusive content hub on Outside Online, known as Without Compromise. 

Undisclosed Ownership Group to Acquire Ale Asylum

Undisclosed Ownership Group to Acquire Ale Asylum

Madison, Wisconsin’s Ale Asylum will continue under new ownership, with no interruption in production or brewpub operations, the Wisconsin State Journal reported.