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Boulevard Brewing to Finish 2020 in the Black, Push to Make Quirk a Top 10 National Hard Seltzer Begins

Boulevard Brewing to Finish 2020 in the Black, Push to Make Quirk a Top 10 National Hard Seltzer Begins

The month of August was Boulevard Brewing Company’s “single best month ever,” even with the the company’s on-premise business cut in half, Duvel USA president Jeff Krum told Brewbound. In August, Boulevard shipped 19,000 barrels of product, which Duvel USA VP of sales Bobby Dykstra said was tied for the company’s biggest volume month ever, “but in revenue, blew past any month in our history.”

Anheuser-Busch to Acquire Ace Beverage’s Operations in Los Angeles

Anheuser-Busch to Acquire Ace Beverage’s Operations in Los Angeles

Two years after the distribution shakeup of 2018, the aftershocks continue to be felt, as Anheuser-Busch InBev continues to reshuffle its network. The world’s largest beer manufacturer today said it struck an agreement to acquire the assets of Ace Beverage in Los Angeles, just two weeks after agreeing to sell off its distribution operations in… Read more »

La Colombe Coffee Roasters Signs 10-Year Distribution Pact with Molson Coors

La Colombe Coffee Roasters Signs 10-Year Distribution Pact with Molson Coors

Philadelphia-based coffee roaster La Colombe has entered into an exclusive partnership with Molson Coors Beverage Company to distribute the brand’s ready-to-drink coffee products in the drug and convenience channels starting in 2021. Eventually, the companies plan to expand distribution over time to all channels via the Molson Coors network.

Craft Brew Alliance Formally Joins Anheuser-Busch’s Brewers Collective

Craft Brew Alliance Formally Joins Anheuser-Busch’s Brewers Collective

Twelve days after the U.S. Department of Justice approved the acquisition of Craft Brew Alliance by Anheuser-Busch, the two companies have completed their merger and shared details about the new structure of the Brewers Collective, A-B’s craft division.

Fast-Growing Ashland Hard Seltzer Expands in California, Pushes Toward 435,000 Cases By Year End

Fast-Growing Ashland Hard Seltzer Expands in California, Pushes Toward 435,000 Cases By Year End

Josh Landan believes he’s found another Saint Archer in the nearly nine-month-old Ashland Hard Seltzer brand. Landan, who co-founded the San Diego craft brewery in 2013 and sold it to Molson Coors in 2015, recalled growing the San Diego craft brewery from 7,200 barrels in Year One, to 17,000 barrels in Year Two and 35,000 barrels in three years. Now, Landan believes he’s found another rocket ship in Ashland.

Harpoon to Pulse Dunkin’ Donuts Mix Pack Due to Can Crunch

Harpoon to Pulse Dunkin’ Donuts Mix Pack Due to Can Crunch

After a well-received launch, Harpoon Brewery will stagger sales of its seasonal collaboration variety pack with Dunkin’ Donuts, due to a short supply of cans. “Demand for this package has significantly exceeded expectations,” Dan Kenary, CEO of Harpoon’s parent company, Mass. Bay Brewing Company, told Brewbound.