Craft beer industry news.

Ekos ‘Taps’ Two New VPs to Accelerate Growth

Ekos, the leader in business management software for independent craft makers, today announced two new appointments: Christina Kyriazi as Vice President of Marketing and Chris Smith as Vice President of Engineering.

Sierra Nevada to Launch Strainge Beast Hard Kombucha

Sierra Nevada to Launch Strainge Beast Hard Kombucha

Sierra Nevada’s new innovation arm, the Chico Fermentation Project, has announced its first release: Strainge Beast Hard Kombucha, the company’s first-ever beyond beer offering.

Zipline Brewing Co. To Launch Local Time Low-Calorie Lager

Zipline Brewing Company has announced plans to release the first low calorie lager brewed in and distributed throughout Nebraska. Set to debut in April 2020, Local Time will sport a slim profile of just 100 calories and 4 grams of carbohydrates.

NOLA Brewing Launches Hop’d Tea Non-Alcoholic Beverage

New Orleans Lager & Ale (NOLA) Brewing will officially be releasing their first ever non-alcoholic beverage, Hop’d Tea, in 16oz cans in the taproom the day after Mardi Gras, February 26.

Malt Products Corp. Adds Next-Gen Brewing System

Malt Products Corporation (MPC), a manufacturer of malted barley extract and other natural, nutritious sweeteners, has incorporated a state-of-the-art brewing module at its primary manufacturing facility in Dayton, Ohio

Silver Eagle Names New Senior VP and CFO

Silver Eagle Distributors, L.P., one of the nation’s largest Anheuser-Busch wholesalers, recently announced Jordan Guidry as the new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Kona Brewing Co. Releases Island Colada Cream Ale

Inspired by the Piña Colada and brewed with real coconut & pineapple, Kona Brewing Co.’s new Island Colada Cream Ale is a delicious, tropical cream ale that brings the flavors of Hawaii to consumers on the mainland and throughout the islands.

Cisco Brewers Releases Pint Break Double IPA

Cisco Brewers is celebrating New England’s strong water culture with its brand new spring seasonal Pint Break Double IPA. The big, hoppy, and fruit-forward India Pale Ale clocks in at 8.7% ABV and 60 IBU. Pint Break Double IPA will be available in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans and on draft across the Northeast.

Cape May Brewing Company Releases Cape May White Belgian-style Wheat Ale

Cape May Brewing Company is pleased to announce a new, year-round addition to their line of core brands. Cape May White, a Belgian-style wheat ale brewed with coriander and orange peel, is currently available on draft and will be available in 12-ounce cans throughout New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware later this month.

Team Left Hand Brewing Raises $826,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in 2019

Team Left Hand, a group of employees and friends dedicated to solving the riddle that is Multiple Sclerosis, is proud to announce another record-breaking fundraising year in 2019. The brewery-supported team of over 600 cyclists and volunteers participating in Bike MS rides across the country raised over $826,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (the Society),

Truly Hard Seltzer Growth Comes at a Price for Boston Beer Company

Truly Hard Seltzer Growth Comes at a Price for Boston Beer Company

Truly Hard Seltzer sales boosted the Boston Beer Company’s fourth quarter revenue to an all-time high of $301.3 million, but it wasn’t without cost, as profits took a hit due to expensive third-party contract production.