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GoodLife Brewing Announces 2018 Beer Calendar

A new year brings new goals and new beers. 2017 was definitely the hardest year yet for GoodLife Brewing with the loss of Curt Plants, but we know he’ll be proud of what we have coming out for you in 2018.

Second Self Beer Company Releases Bleeding Heart Amber Ale

Atlanta brewery Second Self Beer Company’s latest release is Bleeding Heart (6.9% ABV, 27 IBU), an amber ale just in time for Valentine’s Day. One of Second Self’s most popular seasonals year after year, Bleeding Heart is inspired by the classic Southern dessert red velvet cake and is brewed with cocoa and vanilla.

Mendocino and Olde Saratoga Shutter As Owner Faces Financial and Legal Woes

Mendocino and Olde Saratoga Shutter As Owner Faces Financial and Legal Woes

California’s Mendocino Brewing Co. and New York’s Olde Saratoga Brewing Co. have shuttered, impacting the operations of several other small companies who also produced beer at those facilities. The shutdown comes as the Indian government moves to extradite billionaire Vijay Mallya, who owns the two breweries, from London on fraud and money laundering charges in excess of $1 billion.

Swilled Dog Hard Cider Launches 12 oz. Cans

At the end of January, Swilled Dog will be offering two popular varieties of their award-winning cider in 6-pack 12 oz. cans all over the state of West Virginia.

Coronado Brewing to Release Stingray IPA Variants

Coronado Brewing Company’s popular Stingray IPA Day is back for a third year – this time with two limited-edition, draft-only variations of the dangerously smooth Stingray IPA.

Two Roads Brewing to Release Igor’s Dream Russian Imperial Stout

Each year, to celebrate his amazing legacy, Two Roads creates a very special commemorative beer named “Igor’s Dream”—a Russian Imperial Stout which is an appropriate style given Igor Sikorsky’s Russian heritage.

Cigar City Launches Refreshed Packaging

Following the release of the new logo set in mid-November, Cigar City Brewing is proud to unveil a refreshed look for all packaging, including a newly introduced Jai Alai IPA 12-pack, launching in all markets in the immediate future.

RNDC, Breakthru Beverage Group Announce Key Executive Appointment

Republic National Distributing Company, LLC (“RNDC”), a distributor and broker of premium wine and spirits, and Breakthru Beverage Group, LLC (“BBG”), a distributor and broker of beer, wine and spirits in the U.S. and Canada—today announced the appointment of Nicholas Mehall as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of their proposed combined organization.

Mill Street Still & Brew Rebrands as 10 TORR Precision Crafted Beers

The Mill Street Still & Brew Taproom and Micron Beers, will now continue to operate under the banner of 10 TORR Precision Crafted Beers and the 10 TORR Tap Room (490 Mill Street, Reno, NV.) The vacuum distilled spirits will remain under the 10 TORR banner.

Rave Associates Becomes First Distributors to Sell 1 Million Case Equivalents of Bell’s Brewery Product in One Year

As 2017 drew to a close, Rave Associates, the first distributor of Bell’s Brewery, reached a historic milestone with the Michigan craft beer institution: 1 million case equivalents sold in one year. A case equivalent is equal to one case of beer, or 24, 12 oz. cans or bottles. It’s the first time a beer distributor in Michigan, or any other state, has reached that achievement with Bell’s.