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Reorganization Efforts Continue at Anheuser-Busch

Reorganization Efforts Continue at Anheuser-Busch

Anheuser-Busch announced several personnel moves on Tuesday, including changes to its U.S. marketing and North American sales teams. In separate notes to the company’s wholesalers, chief marketing officer Marcel Marcondes and chief sales officer Brendan Whitworth discussed the changes, which are part of North American CEO Michel Doukeris’ commercial reorganization plan.

Mikkeller to Open London Bar with Rick Astley

Mikkel Borg Bjergsø and his childhood idol, Rick Astley met each other a few years ago when they collaborated to brew the beer ‘Astley’s Northern Hop Lager.’ Out of their friendship, the idea of opening a bar together in London grew.

Brew Talks Next Gen 2018: Texas To-Go Sales, State of the Industry and More (Video)

Brew Talks Next Gen 2018: Texas To-Go Sales, State of the Industry and More (Video)

The owners of two Texas craft beer companies are encouraging the state’s wholesalers to work with them on modernizing alcoholic beverage laws that bar manufacturing breweries from selling beer to go. During a Brew Talks panel discussion, held last week in conjunction with the National Beer Wholesalers Association Next Generation conference in Austin, Texas, Hops & Grain founder Josh Hare, who also chairs the Texas Craft Brewers Guild, argued that the “marriage” between suppliers and wholesalers should work more like a partnership and less like “a parent-child relationship.”

Longtime Brewmaster Denise Jones to Join Denver’s FATE Brewing

FATE Brewing Co., an award-winning craft brewery in Colorado, announced today that Denise Jones will join the company as Director of Brewing and Distilling Operations. Denise is an internationally renowned Brewmaster who currently serves as the Master Distiller/Brewmaster/ American Ambassador for Weyermann® Specialty Malts in Bamberg, Germany.

Constellation Brands to Build Ballast Point Brewpub in San Francisco

Constellation Brands to Build Ballast Point Brewpub in San Francisco

Constellation Brands is continuing to invest behind an own-premise retail strategy for its Ballast Point brand, yesterday confirming plans to open another California brewpub in 2019. The new Ballast Point location – its eighth in California and the tenth in the U.S. — will be located in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, where the NBA’s Golden State Warriors are building a new stadium.

Odell Brewing Releases Milkshake IPA

Odell Brewing’s latest limited release, Cloud Catcher, is a hop-forward 6.8% Milkshake IPA. The Milkshake IPA is an emerging sub-style of the New England IPA. Cloud Catcher’s unique profile features bright hop aromas, low bitterness, and a creamy mouthfeel.

Lone Tree Brewing to Release 2018 Hop Zombie

The 2018 batch of Lone Tree Brewing Company’s award-winning Hop Zombie Imperial Red IPA will be available at the brewery tasting room on Saturday, September 29 at 11am.

Tribus Beer Co. Opens in Connecticut

Tribus Beer Co., Milford CT’s first brewery and taproom opened their doors for the first time on August 11.