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Sly Fox Brewing Crowdfunding 3rd Brewpub Location

Sly Fox Brewing Company, the popular regional brewery, and brewpub will open a third pub in the former Vanity Fair Outlet Mall and they are more than halfway toward the goal of creating a built-in audience of supporters.

ICC, Inc. Acquires JV Northwest

ICC, Inc., a St. Louis-based industrial engineering consulting firm, today announced that it has stepped in to take over operation of JV Northwest, a leading manufacturer of customized stainless steel tanks and process systems primarily for the brewing, distilling, wine and cider industries. The former JV NW facility in Canby, OR, near Portland, will continue operations as ICC Northwest while retaining all of the former company’s production employees.

Beer Institute Applauds Senate Legislation Allowing More Oversight, Investigation into Aluminum Markets

The Beer Institute released the following statement on Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) introducing the Aluminum Pricing Examination (APEX) Act (S. 3569), which would provide the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) the clear jurisdiction to conduct oversight – and investigate as needed – price reporting and price setting entities within aluminum markets.

The Bruery Announces 2019 Limited Releases

The Bruery™ is excited to announce that for a limited time, the exclusive Reserve Society is open for enrollment to the public. The Reserve Society is the only way to get exclusive access to the Bruery’s most innovative and exciting barrel-aged and traditional foeder sour beers. Pickup is available in California and Washington D.C. Shipping available throughout CA.

Braxton Brewing Co. to Release Wintertrip Pineapple Berliner Weisse

Braxton Brewing Co. announces its second beer in the Trip Series. Wintertrip, an “easy to drink”, slightly tart and lightly fruited pineapple berliner weisse, follows Summertrip, one of the Cincinnati’s fastest growing craft beer brands in 2018.

Cycle Brewing Signs Contract Brewing Agreement with Brew Hub

Brew Hub has signed a partnership agreement with Cycle Brewing Company. The partnership will allow the St. Petersburg, Florida-based craft brewer to immediately increase production and expand distribution throughout Florida, while also introducing its first line of packaged cans.

Former Saint Archer Execs Raise $3.9 Million; Launch New Beer, Wine and Distribution Companies

Former Saint Archer Execs Raise $3.9 Million; Launch New Beer, Wine and Distribution Companies

The former leaders of Saint Archer Brewing Company are back in the booze business after raising nearly $4 million to launch three separate beer, wine and distribution ventures. Anchored under Ocotillo Holdings LLC, the first of the three businesses — Scout Distribution, a craft-focused beer and wine wholesaler — officially launched Wednesday in San Diego. Led by Saint Archer co-founder Josh Landan, ex-VP Jeff Hansson and ex-market manager Anthony Levas, Scout Distribution will act as both a boutique wholesaler and a marketing consultancy.

Rogue Ales President to Step Down as Company Promotes From Within

Rogue Ales President to Step Down as Company Promotes From Within

After nearly 13 years at the helm of Rogue Ales & Spirits, owner and president Brett Joyce will depart the company at the end of the year. Current general manager Dharma Tamm, who joined the Oregon-headquartered organization in January 2017, will supplant Joyce. Speaking to Brewbound, the 45-year-old Joyce, who will maintain an ownership stake and remain on the company’s board, cited personal reasons for the decision to step away from the day-to-day operations.

Blake’s Hard Cider Releases New Seasonal

The largest independent craft cidery in the Midwest announced its newest product, FIDO, the second installment in their Kinder Cider Series.