On Saturday, November 25th, River North Brewery will unveil The Vicennial Series. This boundary pushing project includes three whiskey barrel-aged behemoths intended to age up to twenty years – a vicennium.
Craft beer industry news.
With just six weeks left to go in 2017, U.S. beer volume sales are roughly flat, according to recent data from Chicago-based market research firm IRI Worldwide. The firm, which tracks category-wide sales trends at off-premise retailers, reported that U.S. beer volume sales were down 0.7 percent while total beer dollar sales have increased 1 percent through November 5.
The calendar includes Cores, Special Releases, and a Nitro Series, poised to hit Cigar City Brewing’s entire distribution footprint.
Evolution Craft Brewing Co. is pleased to announce that John Scheckells has been named General Manager of Operations for Evolution Craft Brewing and Public House.
Plans are in place to begin distribution of Platform’s variety of canned and kegged offerings in the New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut Markets beginning in December. Platform has tapped Sarene Craft to manage distribution efforts in all three markets.
Popular Boston-area beer maker Trillium Brewing today announced plans to open a seasonal beer garden inside the historic “Roslindale Substation Building,” located about 8 miles from downtown Boston.
Lone Tree Brewing Company released its 2017 batch of English Old Ale this week.
This Friday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m., Red Shed Brewery, the only farm brewery in the Cooperstown area, will officially debut its new tap room.
C Squared Ciders, a Denver, CO based independent craft cidery announced the release of Cousteau, the first cider from their high end and barrel-aged Sailor Series.
Available now through the end of February 2018, Drake’s Brewing Co. is offering a different take on an IPA for your winter enjoyment with the release of its seasonal brew, Dark Wing.
Oakland-based Valley Distributors this week announced plans to acquire Lewiston-based Federal Distributors. Specific financial terms of the transaction, which is expected to close during the first quarter of 2018, were not disclosed. Combined, the two companies — which will now operate under the newly created “Valley Beverage” name — will distribute upwards of 4 million cases of beer in 2017.
Cambridge Brewing Company (CBC) is celebrating a milestone this week with the release of Batch #1000 of Tall Tale Pale Ale (TTPA), a classic American Pale Ale featuring Cascade hops.
Braxton Brewing Company is excited to release two new bottles. At their Winter Block Party on Saturday, December 2nd, they’ll be releasing a Braxton Labs variant of Dark Charge in 500ml bottles. In addition, their popular Peppermint Sweet Stout, Claus, is being released in gift sets this Friday, November 17th.
Stone Brewing’s distributing division, Stone Distributing Co., donated $72,000 of its sales in the month of October to benefit those affected by the devastation of the recent Northern California fires.