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In St. Louis, Toppling Goliath Beers to be Sold Exclusively at Brew Hub’s Taproom

Toppling Goliath, one of the most sought-after craft beer brands in the country, is now available in St. Louis. The Brew Hub Taproom at 5656 Oakland Avenue in the City of St. Louis is the exclusive Missouri location for Toppling Goliath’s flagship beers including Dorothy’s New World Lager, Pseudo Sue Pale Ale, Golden Nugget India Pale Ale and Pompeii India Pale Ale.

Switchback Brewing Launches Smoked Beer Project

Switchback’s new Flynn on Fire Smoked Beer Initiative, a collection of expertly crafted beers, extends the brewery’s reputation for making drinkable beers with accessible, outstanding flavor.

Sanitas Brewing Co. Releases Brut IPA

Innovation flows deep within the tap lines at Sanitas Brewing Company as co-founder/brewer Chris Coyne continues to explore previously uncharted territory as the mastermind behind one of Boulder, Colorado’s premier brewing companies. Now, Coyne and the rest of Sanitas’ brew staff are proud to announce the official release of Sanitas Brewing Company’s first-ever Brut IPA.

40 US Craft Breweries Launch People Power Beer Campaign

We, a collection of over 40 craft breweries across the country, are excited to announce the launch of the People Power Beer campaign, a self-organized grassroots effort to support the American Civil Liberties Union’s work to protect the right of equality for all. Conceived of by Brooklyn-based Threes Brewing, our initiative calls for craft breweries around the country to take the People Power Beer Pledge by committing to brew their own interpretation of a new beer called People Power, to be released between Independence Day, July 4th and Election Day, November 6th.

BeerBoard Signs Diversified Restaurant Holdings as Client

BeerBoard, the industry leader in real-time data and insights for draft beer, announced it has signed Diversified Restaurant Holdings as a client. Diversified Restaurant Holdings (DRH) is a leading restaurant operator and one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings. It has 65 Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants in key urban and suburban markets in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Missouri.

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Introduces New Huckleberry Haze IPA

Known for its seasonally inspired, handcrafted American food and drink, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is celebrating summer with the release of a new beer – Huckleberry Haze IPA. Launching on June 21, the summer solstice, the new beer will be joined by three new summer bites.

Gambrinus Company’s Spoetzl Brewery Announces First-Ever Collaboration

Today, Spoetzl Brewery, the iconic 109-year-old Texas craft brewery, announces the release of two special edition beers in honor of the San Antonio tricentennial. In partnership with Canary Islands’ Agüita Cerveza Artesanal, a craft brewery in Tenerife, Spain, the brews combine expert beer making skills and pay homage to San Antonio’s rich cultural heritage which has a long-standing connection to Canary Islanders who first settled in San Antonio in the 18th century.

SouthNorte to Establish U.S. Craft Brewery Presence in Mexico

SouthNorte Beer Co. believes that life’s richest possibilities are found at the crossroads of cultures. This ethos permeates the company’s style-defying brews, and now SouthNorte is ready to take that passion south of the border. The company is proud to announce its partnership with the well-loved and highly acclaimed Telefonica Gastropark in Tijuana, Mexico. The partnership allows SouthNorte to brew beers at Telefonica, making SouthNorte the first independent American craft brewery to have a permanent brewing home and tasting room presence in Mexico.

Highlander Beer Introduces Rotating Style Program

Highlander Beer announced the introduction of their new rolling seasonal program designed to bring the consumer fresh and unique craft beer styles almost once a month. Craft beer drinkers’ insatiable appetite for new varieties led Highlander Beer to this approach.

Barrels & Bottles Brewery Releases Dusty Bottoms Berliner Weisse

Barrels & Bottles Brewery celebrated their 300th brew in May with a little help from their friends. Former head brewers Shaun Salyards (head brewer of Red Truck Brewing in Fort Collins, CO) and Cory Carvatt (head brewer of Little Machine in Denver, CO) returned to the brewery to team up with current head brewer Greg Moore and craft Dusty Bottoms, a special Berliner Weisse using tamarind, a sweet and sour fruit indigenous to the tropics of Africa.

Oskar Blues Announces Partnership with Keep Tahoe Blue

Oskar Blues Brewery – the maker of the Original Craft Beer in a Can, Dale’s Pale Ale – is proud to announce their new partnership with conservation organization, Keep Tahoe Blue. The 18-month-long partnership will include fundraising efforts led by Oskar Blues Brewery’s distributor partners and various events to raise environmental awareness. Oskar Blues Brewery will also donate beer for thirsty, of-drinking-age volunteers to crush when they’re done working hard on conservation efforts.

Ridge Cider Unveils New Packaging

idge Cider, one of Michigan’s fastest-growing hard cider producers, announced today the addition of the Pure Michigan logo to its new hard cider packaging, signifying that the company’s hard cider is made with at least 75 percent ingredients grown in Michigan. Ridge uses whole apples grown locally on the Fruit Ridge, West Michigan’s legendary apple country, as the base and main ingredient for its hard ciders.

Companies in 47 States are Now Using Liberation Distribution

Liberation DistributionTM (LibDibTM), the first technology company to offer a three-tier compliant web-based platform to sell wholesale alcohol, is calling all wine, beer and spirits producers in the states of Arkansas, Nebraska and North Dakota to join LibDib today and start selling to restaurants and retailers in both California and New York.