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Virtue Cider Releases 2018 Rosé Cider in Cans

Virtue Cider announces the release of this year’s Rosé cider. Our cidermakers spent many months working with a range of botanicals to get just the right blend. Rosé pours with the light pink of spring apple blossoms, with bright floral notes and hints of fresh-picked apple, grapefruit peel, and green strawberry. The finish is clean and dry, with just a slight tartness.

Port Brewing Releases 2nd Iteration of Nelson the Greeter IPA

Port Brewing Co is set to release the 2nd iteration of Nelson the Greeter IPA this March. Paying homage to the rather (in)famous surf spot/clothing optional beach in San Diego, Nelson the Greeter is the newest hoppy offering from Port Brewing

Smuttynose Sold to New Hampshire VC Firm

Smuttynose Sold to New Hampshire VC Firm

Despite initially reaching a verbal agreement to sell Smuttynose Brewing to a New Hampshire entrepreneur, Provident Bank has found another buyer for the distressed craft brewery. Runnymede Investments, a North Hampton-based venture capital and investment firm, has agreed to purchase the struggling brewery and restaurant for an undisclosed sum. The deal for Smuttynose comes exactly one week after the Portsmouth-area beer company was sold at a public auction to Provident Bank, its lead lender, for $8.25 million.

Chatham Brewing Announces Release of Shilelagh Lawger

Chatham Brewing, Columbia County’s first and finest brewery in New York’s upper Hudson Valley, has announced the release of the Shilelagh Lawger, a collaborative charity lager in which a portion of the proceeds will benefit the FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation.

Connecticut Startup Hopes to Build Waterfront Brewery

Today, a new craft brewery, Dockside, announced that it is seeking to add a waterfront destination to Milford’s soon-to-be-growing craft beer scene. The site where Dockside hopes to open up shop – complete with a craft brewery, 30 tap lines, a waterfront biergarten, and approximately 112 parking spots – is located just over the Washington Bridge (40-50 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford), which spans from Stratford to Milford, according to Dockside co-founders Dan Bagley and Bob Chicoine.

Braxton Brewing to Release Yesterday’s Headlines New England-Style IPA

Braxton Brewing Company will celebrate their third anniversary on Saturday, March 24th with a Block Party at their Covington Taproom. The brewery has a lineup of live music, guest taps, rare Braxton beers, food trucks and will be releasing Yesterday’s Headlines Volume 3. This New England Style IPA will be released in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans for $12.99 beginning at noon.

Smog City Brewing Taps PTG Water & Energy to Generate Onsite Power

PTG Water & Energy (PTG), innovator of onsite power generation technology optimized for craft breweries, has been selected by Smog City Brewing Co. to provide onsite electricity and process heat at its primary craft beer production facility in Torrance, California. By integrating PTG’s water-energy cogeneration system with its production process, Smog City will lower its costs, reduce its carbon footprint, and derive valuable facility operational data.

Saint Arnold Releases Orange Show Blonde Ale

Next week, Saint Arnold Brewing Co., the 2017 Mid-Size Brewing Company of the Year, will release their newest year-round beer, Orange Show.