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Ecliptic Brewing Adds Phaser Hazy IPA to Year-Round Lineup

Ecliptic Brewing’s Phaser Hazy IPA is back due to high demand from the public. After initially releasing it as a “Seasonal” beer last winter, Phaser fans will now be able to find the beer in limited runs throughout the year. 

Left Hand Brewing to Release 25th Anniversary Imperial Stout

Left Hand will be releasing its 25th Anniversary Imperial Stout and celebrating 25 years of beer. At 12.1% ABV, it features assertive notes of dark chocolate, cherries and roasted coffee beans with a smooth warming finish. It will be available in 4-pack, 12oz bottles for $13.99 and a limited quantity will be available for purchase before you can buy it anywhere.

Brewbound Podcast Ep. 002: Carey Falcone on the 8-Year Journey to Launch New Realm Brewing

Brewbound Podcast Ep. 002: Carey Falcone on the 8-Year Journey to Launch New Realm Brewing

In the second episode of the Brewbound Podcast, New Realm Brewing co-founder Carey Falcone joins Brewbound editor Chris Furnari in a discussion about his career in the brewing business and the launch of the Atlanta-based beer company. Throughout the conversation, Falcone talks about his experience as a first-time entrepreneur, New Realm’s core values, the process of getting the brewery off the ground, and how he convinced former Stone Brewing Company brewmaster Mitch Steele to move across the country to join a startup in the South.

21st Amendment to Release Tasty IPA as Seasonal Offering

Last year, 21st Amendment Brewery partnered up with homebrewer extraordinaire, Mike “Tasty” McDole, to collaborate on a delicious, limited-release IPA. The beer came and went far too fast so the brewery decided to bring it back for good. Releasing in six-packs, 15-packs and 19.2 oz cans, Tasty IPA returns this September through March 2019 – though it may look a little different than you remember.

To Better Serve Small Brands, Massachusetts Beverage Alliance Launches ‘Homegrown Distribution’

To Better Serve Small Brands, Massachusetts Beverage Alliance Launches ‘Homegrown Distribution’

Massachusetts Beverage Alliance (MBA) today announced the official launch of Homegrown Distribution, a boutique wholesaler focused on overlooked craft brands not currently getting enough attention from a network of five pre-existing wholesale partners across the state. As an offshoot of MBA, Homegrown Distribution will assume statewide sales and delivery responsibilities for several brands.

To ‘Navigate the Noise,’ Dogfish Head Sharpens Its Focus and Bets on Indie Seal

To ‘Navigate the Noise,’ Dogfish Head Sharpens Its Focus and Bets on Indie Seal

During a meeting with his company’s distribution partners, Dogfish Head founder and CEO Sam Calagione compared the brewery to a shark: In order to survive, it must keep swimming forward. Speaking to a room full beer wholesalers and brewery employees on Tuesday morning, Dogfish Head executives unveiled their 2019 plans along with an ask. Dogfish wants its distribution partners to prioritize sales of 60-Minute IPA and SeaQuench Ale.

Sufferfest Beer Co. Adds 12 oz. Cans

Sufferfest, the functional beer brand brewed by athletes, for athletes, is adding 12oz cans of its popular Taper IPA, Shakeout Blonde, and Flyby Pilsner to its lineup.