Craft beer industry news.

Pyramid Brewing’s Snow Cap Winter Warmer Returns

Pyramid Brewing Co. is bringing back its trio of Snow Cap winter warmer ales. The seasonal brews, Snow Cap, Super Snow Cap and Bourbon Barrel-Aged Snow Cap, reign as a Pacific Northwest favorites for over the last three decades. With much anticipation from craft beer lovers in Washington and Oregon, the three ales will be available again this November to warm up the chilly Pacific Northwest winter.

Allagash Brewing to Package Sixteen Counties in 12 Oz. Bottles

Sixteen Counties—a beer made with 100% Maine-grown and processed grains—will soon be available in 12 oz. bottles. This Belgian-style pale ale was previously available in 750 mL bottles, but now will only be available in 12 oz. On November 27th, it will begin shipping out to select markets from Maine to the Mid-Atlantic.

Lompoc Brewing to Release 7 Holiday Beers

Lompoc Brewing has announced the upcoming release of seven beers on draft for this holiday season. The beers will be released on Monday, Nov. 27 from 4pm to 11pm at Lompoc Sidebar, 3901 N Williams Ave.

Commonhouse Aleworks Hires Tap House Manager

Brian Stetson has joined the team as the Tap House Manager and will oversee the onsite experience of patrons looking to enjoy everything that Commonhouse Aleworks has to offer.

Wavegrip Launches Automatic G1 Applicator

WaveGrip (, manufacturer of innovative beverage multi-packing solutions, is launching a new automatic version of its entry-level G1 applicator for lower volume beverage producers. The G1 can create multi-packs of 4, 6 or 8 cans, with automatic pack separation, and accommodates a full range of can heights at speeds of up to 100 cans per minute (cpm).

River North to Release The Vicennial Series of High-ABV Beers

On Saturday, November 25th, River North Brewery will unveil The Vicennial Series. This boundary pushing project includes three whiskey barrel-aged behemoths intended to age up to twenty years – a vicennium.

IRI Worldwide: US Beer Sales Down Slightly Through Early November

IRI Worldwide: US Beer Sales Down Slightly Through Early November

With just six weeks left to go in 2017, U.S. beer volume sales are roughly flat, according to recent data from Chicago-based market research firm IRI Worldwide. The firm, which tracks category-wide sales trends at off-premise retailers, reported that U.S. beer volume sales were down 0.7 percent while total beer dollar sales have increased 1 percent through November 5.

Evolution Craft Brewing Co. Names New General Manager of Operations

Evolution​ ​Craft​ ​Brewing​ ​Co.​ ​is​ ​pleased​ ​to​ ​announce​ ​that​ ​John​ ​Scheckells​ ​has​ ​been​ ​named General​ ​Manager​ ​of​ ​Operations​ ​for​ ​Evolution​ ​Craft​ ​Brewing​ ​and​ ​Public​ ​House.

Trillium Brewing Company to Open Winter Beer Garden

Trillium Brewing Company to Open Winter Beer Garden

Popular Boston-area beer maker Trillium Brewing today announced plans to open a seasonal beer garden inside the historic “Roslindale Substation Building,” located about 8 miles from downtown Boston.