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Chatham Brewing Releases Eight Barrel Ale in New Packaging

Chatham Brewing, Columbia County’s first and finest brewery in New York’s upper Hudson Valley, has released its Eight Barrel Ale in cans with updated packaging and artwork, the beginning of a brand refresh for the award-winning brewery.

Last Call: SysTech Accused of Defrauding Small Brewers; BA Elects Board Members

Last Call: SysTech Accused of Defrauding Small Brewers; BA Elects Board Members

In this week’s edition of Last Call: Several small craft brewers accuse Ohio-based SysTech of defrauding them; the Brewers Association elects five industry professionals to its board of directors; Anheuser-Busch sends a cease-and-desist letter over “Dilly Dilly” beer; and more.

Ekos Brewmaster Partners with The University of Vermont

The Business of Craft Beer Program at The University of Vermont and ekos brewmaster, a brewery management software, have announced a collaboration incorporating ekos into UVM’s Certificate program.

Firestone Walker Releases Luponic Distortion No. 008

he next release in Firestone Walker’s Luponic Distortion revolving hop series arrives with Revolution No. 008 — a globetrotting blend of eight hop varieties from Germany, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Northwest.

Scofflaw to Contract at BrewDog’s Ohio Brewery

Scofflaw to Contract at BrewDog’s Ohio Brewery

Georgia’s Scofflaw Brewing today announced plans to begin contract brewing with Scottish craft beer maker BrewDog. The fast-growing Atlanta-based craft brewery, which recently announced plans to expand its production capabilities to 30,000 barrels, will take advantage of excess capacity at BrewDog’s new 100,000 sq. ft. Ohio brewery until a new brewhouse is installed in March.

Anheuser-Busch Orders 40 Tesla Semi Trucks

Anheuser-Busch today announced it has placed an order for 40 Tesla semi-trucks as part of a company-wide strategy to employ cutting-edge technology to reduce the environmental impact and increase the efficiency of its operations.

Seaboard Craft Beer Holdings Makes a 2nd Acquisition

Seaboard Craft Beer Holdings Makes a 2nd Acquisition

Seaboard Craft Beer Holdings, the parent company of Tampa Bay’s Big Storm Brewing Co., has acquired the assets of Cape Coral Brewing Co., a Florida brewery that shuttered in October after two years in business.

Yuengling Expands Distribution to Arkansas

D.G. Yuengling & Son is partnering with five wholesalers to bring its brands to consumers in Arkansas. Yuengling welcomes to their network; Glazer’s Beer & Beverage, Premium Brands of NWA, Arkansas Distributing Company, O’Connor Distributing and Burford Distributing, Inc.