With only 3 days left on their crowdfunding campaign, Hawai’i Cider Co. is hard at work to open the doors on Hawai’i Island’s first cidery. The Cider Co. uses local fruits from farmers island-wide to create mouthwatering dragon fruit, white pineapple, and lychee ciders, just to name a few.
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Ecliptic Brewing will release the newest addition to their Special Release line-up on May 4th. Comet Calala is an Imperial Wit brewed with passionfruit and orange peel.
Artisanal Imports announces the release of the highly anticipated new E.Z. Orchards Pomme, available now. Pomme is a barrel-aged blend of orchard-grown French bittersweet apples and Eau de Vie de Pomme, a distilled and fermented apple spirit. This year’s blend is aged 24-30 months in wine barrels and finished at a delicate 16.7% ABV.
Lima Loca Mexican Lager hits taps at The Woods tasting room and throughout Seattle beginning Tuesday, May 2.
Two key Pabst Brewing Company executives were laid off this week as part of an organizational shuffle led by newly appointed CEO Simon Thorpe, who joined the company last December. Rich Pascucci, who had served as Pabst’s chief growth officer since January 2016, and Bruce Muenter, who had served as chief sales officer since January 2015, were informed Wednesday that their positions had been eliminated
In this week’s Last Call, the FDA moves to delay menu-labeling regulations; a look at the aftermath of Maryland brewers’ reform efforts; North Carolina’s self-distribution fight continues; and more.
Switchback Brewing Company, Vermont’s first 100% employee-owned brewery, is excited to announce they are completing distribution coverage in the state of Massachusetts, by teaming up with Horizon Beverage in the Boston and Cape Cod region and Girardi Distributors in western and northern parts of the state.
Catawba Brewing releases their take on the classic Belgian Dubbel. The modern version of the style traces its roots to the Trappist Abbey of Westmalle, which first released its Dubbel Bruin (Flemish translation: “double brown”) in 1926.
Grab a fistful of ale! Full Sail Brewing Company’s new Brewmaster Reserve Hop Shooter IPA was dry hopped with four varieties of Northwest hops.
Eimskip and the Maine Brewers’ Guild (MBG) announced a first of its kind project to facilitate a global exchange of beer, brewing knowledge, and camaraderie between Maine brewers and brewers from ports across the North Atlantic that are served by Eimskip’s shipping fleet.
Stem Ciders, a Denver, CO-based craft cidery is expanding its distribution footprint to Kansas City with North Kansas City Beverage Company. Distribution throughout the greater Kansas City, Missouri area will begin in May.
Boulder Beer Company, Colorado’s First Craft Brewery, is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Bump ‘n’ Rind Watermelon Kolsch. Bump ‘n’ Rind will be available May through September in 12-oz 6-pack cans as well as draft in select markets where Boulder Beer is sold.
Based in the heart of Track Town, U.S.A., Ninkasi Brewing Company returns Beer Run IPA to its Special Release Series. Available May through Sept. in 22-ounce bottles, on-draft, and for the first time in 12-ounce 6-packs, this IPA is crafted specifically with runners in mind marrying a rich malt complexity with a clean, tropical hop profile.
Labatt USA is strengthening its ties to the city of Buffalo. Rochester, N.Y.-based North American Breweries (NAB), which owns the exclusive import rights to the Labatt brand in the United States, announced Wednesday plans to open a Labatt-branded pilot brewery and restaurant in partnership with Pegula Sports and Entertainment (PSE) — the parent company of the NFL’s Bills and the NHL’s Sabres.