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Drizly Lands $34.5 Million in Series C Funding

Drizly Lands $34.5 Million in Series C Funding

Drizly, a Boston-based on-demand alcohol delivery company, has secured another $34.5 million as part of a Series C fundraising round, according to a December 10 SEC filing. The round was led by New York-based hedge fund Tiger Global Management, Brewbound confirmed.

Cigar City Brewing Expands Distribution to Ohio

Following a record year for sales and growth in 2018, Cigar City Brewing (CCB) has announced its expansion into the Ohio market in January 2019. Jai Alai IPA and Guayabera Citra Pale Ale will be available in both kegs and 12oz cans.

Brewery Openings on the Rise in Major U.S. Population Centers, BA Reports

Brewery Openings on the Rise in Major U.S. Population Centers, BA Reports

U.S. cities with populations in excess of 5 million have seen the most percentage growth of brewery openings in the past five years, according to Brewers Association chief economist Bart Watson. Watson, who took to the BA blog with data compiled from the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau and brewery zip code locations, found a 183 percent increase in the number of breweries per 100,000 people in cities of more than 5 million people.

Great Notion Brewing Releases Bourbon Barrel Double Stack

Notion Brewing & Barrel House (GNB), best known for its hazy, fruit-forward IPAs and “culinary-inspired” sours and stouts, today announces its highly-anticipated Bourbon Barrel Double Stack (BBDS) will go on sale Saturday, December 15th.

Trumer Brewery Donates $100,000 to Sierra Nevada Camp Fire Relief Fund

The Trumer Brewery in Berkeley, California, craft brewer of Trumer Pils, announced today a $100,000 contribution to the Sierra Nevada Camp Fire Relief Fund to support general community relief efforts for the catastrophic wildfires that broke out in Butte County in Northern California on Nov. 8, 2018.

Shipyard Brewing Founder Plans to Open $36 Million Co-Packing Facility in New Hampshire

Shipyard Brewing Founder Plans to Open $36 Million Co-Packing Facility in New Hampshire

Shipyard Brewing founder Fred Forsley is partnering with Valencia Realty Capital and State Street Realty Advisors on a proposed $36 million contract brewing and co-packing facility in Hooksett, New Hampshire. The 100,000 sq. ft. facility, which is currently under development along Highway 93 with a targeted opening date of late 2020, will be capable of producing and packaging thousands of barrels of beer, distilled spirits and non-alcoholic drinks.

Reuben’s Brews Releases Hazealicious IPA

Reuben’s Brews, a family-owned Seattle neighborhood brewery, announces the release of Hazealicious IPA. The new hazy IPA will be available year-round in 12-ounce cans and on draft throughout the brewery’s distribution area in the Pacific Northwest.

FiftyFifty Brewing to Sell Storm Chaser German Lager Year-Round

Based on the success of the 2017 release, and because climate change is not a seasonal issue, FiftyFifty Brewing is committing to making Storm Chaser™ available throughout the year, as one of its select core brands.

Resolute Brewing to Open Barrel Aging Facility and Taproom in 2019

Resolute Brewing Co. has announced a second location set to open in early Q2 of 2019. Resolute Tap and Cellar will be located in Arvada on the Southeast corner of Highway 72 and Candelas Parkway. They are eager to begin a robust barrel-aging program and serve Arvada and the surrounding communities.