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Beer Kulture’s Job Board Connects People of Color to Craft Breweries

Beer Kulture’s Job Board Connects People of Color to Craft Breweries

2020 has been transformational for Beer Kulture. In July, the St. Petersburg, Florida-based lifestyle brand reinvented itself as a nonprofit with a mission to introduce craft beer to communities of color. In September, it launched a job board to introduce breweries to job seekers outside the stereotypical craft beer realm of young white men. By November, the board featured more than 85 jobs.

Elysian Brewing Aims to Make Space Dust the Top Selling IPA Brand

Elysian Brewing Aims to Make Space Dust the Top Selling IPA Brand

Elysian Brewing will try to rocket flagship Space Dust IPA to another stratosphere in 2021. The Anheuser-Busch InBev-owned, Seattle-headquartered craft brewery’s goal is to make fast-growing Space Dust the nation’s top selling IPA.

Pennsylvania Bans On-Premise Alcohol Sales on Thanksgiving Eve

Pennsylvania Bans On-Premise Alcohol Sales on Thanksgiving Eve

Pennsylvanians looking to reunite with former classmates at their hometown bars on the night before Thanksgiving will have to do so over Zoom, as the commonwealth has banned on-premise alcohol sales from 5 p.m. on Wednesday until 8 a.m. on Thursday. The ban applies to “bars, restaurants, and private catered events,” according to a press release. It intends to keep large groups of people from gathering.

Brewers Association, State Guilds Urge Consumers to Visit Breweries This Weekend

Brewers Association, State Guilds Urge Consumers to Visit Breweries This Weekend

As craft breweries continue to struggle under on-premise restrictions and closures during the fall surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation’s largest trade association representing craft breweries is encouraging consumers to include visits to local breweries as they kickstart their holiday shopping.

City Brewing Company Not for Sale, CEO Says in Response to Rumors

City Brewing Company Not for Sale, CEO Says in Response to Rumors

Contrary to an anonymously sourced report in Bloomberg News, contract brewer City Brewing is not for sale, according to a La Crosse Tribune story. Bloomberg reported last week that City Brewing leadership had not reached a decision on whether or not to sell, but could go for as much as $1 billion.

Russian River Pivots to DTC Shipping for Pliny the Younger 2021 Release

Russian River Pivots to DTC Shipping for Pliny the Younger 2021 Release

There won’t be a pilgrimage to Sonoma County for Russian River’s Pliny the Younger in 2021. Russian River Brewing Company announced Sunday that the onsite portion of its annual Pliny the Younger release in 2021 would be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Collective Arts Moves into CBD

Collective Arts Moves into CBD

According to co-founder and CEO Matt Johnston, the ethos of Canadian craft brewery and distillery Collective Arts is “putting creativity at the core of everything that we do.” And as it turned out, the company had a surplus.

Last Call: Fire at South Park Brewing; Nine Band Brewing Owner Accused of Homicide, Fraud Scheme

Last Call: Fire at South Park Brewing; Nine Band Brewing Owner Accused of Homicide, Fraud Scheme

An early morning fire Wednesday at San Diego-based South Park Brewing Company and Hamilton’s Tavern caused around $1 million in damage to the businesses; Tulsa-based Osage Casinos is cutting ties with Allen, Texas-based Nine Band Brewing Company after the brewery’s founder was arrested on homicide and federal fraud charges; and more news items.

Judge Rejects Boston Brewpub Hopsters’ Bid to Prevent Liquidation

Judge Rejects Boston Brewpub Hopsters’ Bid to Prevent Liquidation

Boston area brew-your-own beer and brewpub Hopsters lost its bid to prevent a court-appointed trustee from converting its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing to Chapter 7 liquidation during a hearing Thursday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Massachusetts.

Brewbound Podcast: A Canadian Cannabis Company Swallows Sweetwater

Brewbound Podcast: A Canadian Cannabis Company Swallows Sweetwater

This week’s edition of the Brewbound Podcast discusses the opportunities and challenges ahead for Canadian cannabis company Aphria — which struck a $300 million deal to acquire Atlanta’s Sweetwater Brewing Company in early November — the size of the cannabeer market and more.