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Beverage Industry Trade Groups Fear Tariffs Will Cause Aluminum ‘Price Gouging’ as Brewers Face Increased Costs

Beverage Industry Trade Groups Fear Tariffs Will Cause Aluminum ‘Price Gouging’ as Brewers Face Increased Costs

Concerns over potential price gouging are mounting after President Donald Trump signed an executive order last Thursday to impose a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum. In a letter sent yesterday to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, four beverage trade groups — the Beer Institute (BI), Brewers Association (BA), Can Manufacturers Association (CMI) and American Beverage Association — cited “major concerns about how the 10 percent tariff could cause price-gouging within aluminum markets.”

Heineken Debuts Dos Equis ‘Keep It Interesante’ Campaign

In an exciting evolution of its “Most Interesting Man” campaign, Dos Equis is out to prove that “interesting” is not limited to just one man; everyone can be interesante. The Keep it Interesante campaign aims to drive home the creative edge the brand is known for, while helping fans bring their irreverent stories to life in away that makes their stories even more entertaining.

Upland Brewing to Release Citrus Saison

Upland Brewing Company is celebrating their 20th Anniversary with several new beer releases, including a seasonal saison this spring. Life Exotic, inspired by summers in the midwest, will hit shelves in 12 oz 6 pk cans in mid-March to get a jumpstart on warm weather brews.

Cape May Brewing Releases Corrosion Sour IPA

Cape May Brewing Company is pleased to announce the packaging of one of their most popular beers — Corrosion Sour IPA — in 16-ounce cans for release to the public on March 15th from their Tasting Room at 1288 Hornet Road in the Cape May Airport.

Yard House to Tap 427 New Beers

Yard House to Tap 427 New Beers

After completing its annual “beer review,” popular craft beer restaurant chain Yard House said it will tap 427 new beer brands across its more than 70 U.S. locations beginning March 26. The California-based restaurant chain’s four-month assessment of its beer list concluded with it swapping out about 20 percent of the more than 9,800 tap handle placements.

Double Shift Brewing Begins Distribution in Missouri

Double Shift Brewing Company is the first Kansas City craft brewery to join Craft Republic’s growing list of distinctive and high caliber beverage brands.  Plans are under way to begin distributing four of Double Shift Brewing Company’s flagship beers with an anticipated roll-out starting March 13th, 2018 in several bars and restaurants throughout Missouri.