Craft beer industry news.

Goodwood Brewing Company Collaborates with Chicken Cock Whiskey

Goodwood Brewing Company and Chicken Cock Whiskey have collaborated to release Chicken Cock Barrel Aged Brown Ale. The cultivated relationship between Goodwood Brewing and Chicken Cock Whiskey came by way of a discerning introduction from Breakthru Beverage South Carolina, the area distributer both companies utilize. The Chicken Cock Barrel Aged Brown Ale will be released exclusively in South Carolina as a draft-only offering.

Tallgrass Shifts Strategy as Craft Category Evolves

Tallgrass Shifts Strategy as Craft Category Evolves

After a decade in business, Kansas’ largest independent craft brewery has found itself squeezed between national brands and taproom-room focused microbreweries — both of which are chipping away at the company’s local market share at a time when the industry has grown hypercompetitive (more than 5,600 U.S. brewing companies are now in operation across the U.S.).

Latis Imports and Radeberger Gruppe USA End Sales Arrangement

Latis Imports and Radeberger Gruppe USA End Sales Arrangement

Less than a year after it was acquired by Dutch beer maker Bavaria N.V., Latis Imports has announced plans to mutually end a sales agency agreement with Radeberger Gruppe USA (RGUSA) that began in January 2014. In a press release, Latis Imports, which was founded in 2007 and imports products from Palm Belgian Craft Brewers and Rodenbach, said the partnership with RGUSA would conclude on September 30, 2017.

AleSmith Brewing Co. to Release Sublime Mexican Lager Nationwide

With Labor Day weekend approaching, San Diego’s AleSmith Brewing Co. and legendary Long Beach reggae rockers Sublime announce today that Sublime Mexican Lager is available in six-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draught in 19 states nationwide.

NBWA Names Eric Bunning Director of Federal Affairs

The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) today announced that Eric Bunning will join the association as Director, Federal Affairs. Bunning brings extensive legislative and advocacy experience to the association.