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Strange Craft Beer Company Releasing Watermelon Hefe

Strange Craft Beer Company’s popular summer seasonal Watermelon Hefe will return for its fourth year on draft and in limited bombers just in time for the Fourth of July.

GrassLands Brewing Company Expands Distribution in Florida

GrassLands Brewing Company, a Tallahassee-based craft brewery located in the revitalized Gaines Street corridor, is celebrating its distribution launch into the greater north Florida region with an innovative public event Thursday, June 29, from 6-10 p.m. at its taproom at 603 W. Gaines Street.

Can Manufacturers Institute Testifies at U.S. Commerce Department Hearing

The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) today told the U.S. Commerce Department that aluminum can sheets and aluminum ingot, which are used to make beverage cans, are not a security risk that requires intervention in the form of tariffs or trade restrictions.

Kenary’s Clarion Call: Date Code Your Beer

Kenary’s Clarion Call: Date Code Your Beer

On a recent visit to Connecticut, Dan Kenary, the co-founder and CEO of Boston’s Harpoon Brewery, discovered that 60 percent of the unrefrigerated beers at one retail account did not have code dates. “That’s shameful,” he exclaimed to roughly 200 beer industry professionals attending last week’s Brewbound Session business conference in New York City.

Celis Brewery Grand Opening Set for July 11

Celis Brewery has reopened and is set to hold its Grand Opening on Tuesday, July 11, exactly 25 years to the day of the original’s brewery’s grand opening in 1992.