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Marin Brewing Releases Arnebräu Lager

Marin Brewing’s Brewmaster Arne Johnson is pleased to announce his next great beer, the one he named after himself, Arnebräu. This beer takes its inspiration from Johnson’s first trip to Munich, Germany.  

UpCountry Brewing Releases Black Currant Gose and sCAMPer IPA in Cans

UpCountry Brewing has officially begun canning two new beers: the Black Currant Gose and the sCAMPer IPA. The brewery has now canned six of its beers with these two following their Bogey Free Session IPA, Hop Dread Red IPA, Mangose, and the UpCo Mountain Lager.

BeerAdvocate and Dogfish Head to Release Double New England Maple Pastry Black Coffee Milkshake IPA

Don’t call it an Imperial Stout. On Friday, February 1, at the Extreme Beer Fest in Boston, Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach, Del. and Dogfish Head Tasting Room & Kitchen in Milton, Del., BeerAdvocate  and Dogfish Head will simultaneously release their latest collaboration, possibly the Next Top Rated Beer on BeerAdvocate, a Double New England Maple Pastry Black Coffee Milkshake IPA.

Schlafly Releases ‘The Variant II’

Schlafly Beer announced the release of The Variant II, the next Ibex Rare and the most exclusive series from the largest, locally owned craft brewery in St. Louis. The Variant II is the only Ibex Rare release for 2018. On Saturday, December 8 at 11 a.m., Schlafly Beer released The Variant II at the Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust). A limited number of bottles are also available in the market.

Heineken USA to Release Strongbow Hard Cider in 100-Calorie Slim Cans

Strongbow® Hard Ciders, the #1 global cider brand, announces the January 2019 debut of 100 Cal Slim Cans, a 12-can variety pack with three 8.5 oz. easy-to-drink flavors containing just 100 calories each. Strongbow 100 Cal Slim Cans are positioned at the intersection of cider, canned wine and hard seltzer to offer a crisp alternative that will appeal to the growing enthusiasm for wellbeing and light refreshment.

FIFCO USA Launches Hemp-Style FMB Line Called Hemptails

Hemp is here. FIFCO USA, formerly North American Breweries, is launching a new hemp-style flavored malt beverage in February 2019. Hemptails is a ready-to-drink, alcoholic beverage perfect for consumers looking to embrace the hemp movement in their drinking experience.

UpCountry Brewing Releases Dill Pickle Gose

Asheville asked, and UpCountry Brewing heard. The brewery is tapped the keg on a fresh batch of their Dill Pickle Gose Wednesday, 12/12, at 6:00P.M.

DME Receivership Leaves Hundreds of Craft Brewers in Limbo

DME Receivership Leaves Hundreds of Craft Brewers in Limbo

Nearly 26 months after the merger of Canadian brewing equipment manufacturers Diversified Metal Engineering (DME) and Newlands Systems, the combined company has fallen into receivership after defaulting on loan payments to the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). DME Group’s financial troubles have left hundreds of of North American craft brewery owners who had already shelled out millions of dollars in equipment deposits in limbo.