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Bronx Brewery Hires Sonja Nelson as Brewer

The Bronx Brewery has hired veteran brewer Sonja Nelson as the newest member of its brew squad. Nelson, a N.J. native who last served as Head Brewer at Long Valley Pub & Restaurant, previously worked as the Assistant Brewer at Czig Meister Brewing.

Quality Beverage Strikes Deal with Williams Distributing to Become Massachusetts’ Largest A-B Wholesaler

Quality Beverage Strikes Deal with Williams Distributing to Become Massachusetts’ Largest A-B Wholesaler

In a deal that will make it the largest wholesaler of Anheuser-Busch products in Massachusetts, Quality Beverage announced today an agreement to acquire Williams Distributing. Financial terms of the asset purchase, pending supplier approval, were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in October. Speaking to Brewbound, Quality Beverage president and CEO Conrad Wetterau said the company will add 2.8 million case equivalents (CEs) in the transaction from Williams Distributing.

The Spoetzl Brewery Brings Back Shiner Oktoberfest

The temperature may still be heating up but we are all for Fall – we’re delighted to share the news that Shiner’s most awarded seasonal beer is making its way to shelves as we speak. 

Big Storm Brewing Expands Distribution to Ohio

Florida-based Big Storm Brewing Company is coming to the Buckeye State.  Big Storm announced today that Ohio Eagle Distributing will begin distributing its core beers around the Cincinnati area starting this month.

JuneShine Adds Distribution in New York

Big Apple boochers rejoice! JuneShine, the makers of organic hard kombucha who brew honest booze with a planet-forward purpose, has finally arrived on the East Coast.

Proof Brewing Company Releases Warpath Imperial IPA Limited-Edition Cans

Proof Brewing Co. is set to release the award-winning Warpath Imperial IPA in limited edition 4-pack cans on Thursday, August 29 at 4 p.m. in the tasting room only. The crowd pleasing 8% ABV Imperial IPA brewed annually in the fall at the start of the college football season, pays tribute to our hometown team.

Purity Brewing Named Official Ale Supplier to Premier League Aston Villa FC

Multi award winning brewery Purity Brewing Company is delighted to announce the unique supply agreement with newly promoted English Premier League side Aston Villa, that see’s the Warwickshire brewer’s beers available across Villa Park as the Official Ale Supplier for all match days and events.

Galipette Cidre Launches in Canada

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) has listed Galipette Cidre as part of its annual tender for beers and ciders.