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Platform Beer Co. to Release Year-Round Hard Seltzer Brand

Cleveland, OH based Platform Beer Co. will be adding another unique product to the 4-year-old brewery’s wide offering of products. Contributing to Platform’s lineup of traditional styles, Hazy IPA’s, Seasonal Selections, Specialty Sours, Ciders and Apple Ales; the “Seltzer Project” will begin hitting shelves this December in six-pack cans.

Idle Hands and Springdale Collaborate on Greg Noonan-inspired Beers

Idle Hands Craft Ales and Springdale by Jack’s Abby have collaborated to create two beers to benefit the Greg Noonan Scholarship for the American Brewers Guild. Both beers will be released on Friday, December 7, 2018, during a release party at Hugh O’Neill’s in Malden, MA.

Ecliptic Brewing to Release Luna Kölsch

Ecliptic Brewing is exploring a classic style with their first seasonal beer of 2019. Luna Kölsch will release in early January and will be available through mid March. The beer’s delicate fruitiness, and clean, dry finish is the perfect kick off to the new year.

Trillium Increases Hourly Wages for Retail Workers

Trillium Increases Hourly Wages for Retail Workers

Nearly two weeks after a self-described former employee raised questions about Trillium Brewing Company’s labor and brewing practices in an online forum, the Massachusetts craft beer maker has increased the hourly base pay for its retail employees.

Shmaltz Brewing to Open Tasting Room at The Comedy Works in Saratoga Springs

Sometimes it really IS about right place right time. After a chance encounter between Shmaltz Brewing Company owner Jeremy Cowan and The Comedy Works Comedy Club owner Tommy Nicchi, The Shmaltz Tasting Room has found a new home that will keep them in Saratoga County.

Avery Brewing to Release White Rascal in 16 oz. Cans

Avery Brewing Company, a pioneering craft brewery known for its all-encompassing obsession with beer, is pleased to announce that their #1 selling White Rascal Belgian-Style White Ale will soon be available in 16-ounce single-serve cans.