Sharing a beer or two with friends is one of life’s many joys. Session beers, whose mild strength invites more than one round, adhere to high-quality standards and are dedicated to balance and drinkability above all. The latest release from Brewers Publications, Session Beers: Brewing for Flavor and Balance by Jennifer Talley, explores the history behind some of the world’s greatest session beers, past and present.
Creature Comforts Brewing Company will bring back its popular seasonal Pale Ale, Automatic, this June.
With the success of Descender IPA, GoodLife Brewing’s flagship IPA, we are excited to announce the launch of Secret Stash Experimental IPA Series, which is going to be a platform for our brewers to make their imaginations a reality.
In an effort to halt a sales slide for one of its most popular flagship brands, Boston Beer Company today unveiled a reformulated recipe for Samuel Adams Rebel IPA that now features the popular Mosaic hop variety as well as a new grain bill void of caramel malt. It’s the first time in Boston Beer’s 32-year history that the company has “significantly changed” the recipe of a flagship beer, according to founder Jim Koch, and it comes just three years after the product was first introduced nationally.
42 North Brewing Company and Budapest, Hungary craft brewery, Reketye, have teamed up to produce Hibiscus Kiss™, a Belgian Double Wit. The beer was brewed in Budapest in collaboration between 42 North’s assistant brewer, Naz Drebot and Reketye owner and head brewer, Zoltán Reketye-Trifán.
In the latest attempt to raise $50 million to build out its first U.S. brewery in Ohio, Scottish craft beer maker BrewDog announced Monday that it would open a brewpub in any American city where at least 500 people invest in the company’s Equity for Punks USA crowdfunding campaign.
In a move that underscores the ongoing tension between beer wholesalers and brewers in Massachusetts, up-and-coming Night Shift Brewing has launched a full-scale distribution business aimed at challenging what the brewery calls an anti-competitive and archaic system.
In July, Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg promised to assemble a task force that would examine the state’s decades-old liquor laws. Three months later, additional details have emerged on what that group will look like, and what it will be asked to accomplish. “According to the treasurer’s office, it will be an autonomous body, free of all control, including the long reach of Bill Kelley and the wholesalers and the brewers,” John Connell, a Boston-based alcohol attorney who represents clients across all three tiers of the industry, told a room of more than 150 beer industry professionals attending last night’s Brew Talks meetup at Jack’s Abby.
Two Roads and Evil Twin Collaborate on Incan-inspired porter.
Backwoods Brewing Company is proud to be partnering with Laughing Planet Cafe of Portland, OR in a fresh hop collaboration. They will be producing a Citra IPA that will be available in all of Laughing Planet’s 15 OR locations.
MassDevelopment — a public-private economic development agency that works to stimulate economic growth across Massachusetts — has issued a $7.7 million tax-exempt bond on behalf of Landreau Realty, LLC, a real estate entity for Tree House Brewing, to help the company build its new 150,000 barrel brewing facility.
The arrival of cooler months heralds when craft beer drinkers begin to find themselves hunkered down indoors with richer beers like milk stouts and porters. Starting this week the new Stone Vanilla Bean Porter will be packed for any such occasion alongside Stone Coffee Milk Stout, Stone Ruination Double IPA 2.0 and Stone Delicious IPA in the Stone Cabin Fever Mixed 12 Pack.
The Independent Brewers Alliance first open enrollment period runs now through September 30th. Early joiners benefit from immediate savings on operational expenses, a 12-month risk-free trial period and the option to help set direction in the categories targeted, supplier selection and discount programs. Member participation in any and all programs is completely voluntary.
Sierra Nevada is pleased to announce Bamberg, Germany’s Mahrs Bräu as their brewing partner for this year’s Oktoberfest seasonal beer. Released each fall, Sierra Nevada’s Oktoberfest collaborative seasonal will feature a different German brewery every year. The partnership blends centuries of brewing tradition with modern spirit, giving craft drinkers the ultimate Oktoberfest, a festival beer unlike any they’ve experienced in the US.