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Beavertown Brewery Sells Minority Stake to Heineken International

Beavertown Brewery Sells Minority Stake to Heineken International

London’s Beavertown Brewery today announced that Heineken International B.V. would acquire a minority stake in the company, confirming a month-long rumor that the craft beer company was on the hunt for an investment partner. Terms of the deal, including the amount and the specific size of the stake sold, were not disclosed.

Ale Asylum Collaborates with Droids Attack on Mashenomak Rye Lager

Madison-based rock band Droids Attack has partnered with regional craft brewery Ale Asylum to bring you Mashenomak, a crisp refreshing Rye Lager with a peppery kick, brewed with a late hop addition to achieve a soft citrus aroma finish.

D9 Brewing Expands Distribution in Florida

Sunshine State Distributing is proud to announce their recent partnership with D9 Brewing Company. Distribution of the brewery’s highly-flavored beers will reach restaurants, craft bars and retail locations in six Central Florida counties: Orange, Osceola, Polk, Brevard, Lake, and Seminole.

Craft Brew Alliance CFO Steps Down as A-B Exec is Appointed to Board

Craft Brew Alliance CFO Steps Down as A-B Exec is Appointed to Board

Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) this week announced a pair of key leadership changes, including the departure of chief financial officer Joseph Vanderstelt and the appointment of João Paulo Falcão Vieira, vice president of Anheuser-Busch’s (A-B) North American Zone, to its board of directors.

Wynwood Brewing Co. Refreshes Brand Packaging

Shortly after unveiling a refreshed logo earlier this year, Wynwood Brewing Company proudly reveals a bold design change for its brand packaging. Sharing a preview into the design update, Wynwood’s new look represents a big departure from their original branding, which featured a consistent look and feel across the portfolio.

Heavy Seas to Release Grand Crew

The “Uncharted Waters” Series by Heavy Seas Beer will soon welcome the first new beer in 2018, Grand Crew, a red wine barrel-aged Belgian Amber ‘Grand Cru.’ This limited release will be available in July in all states where Heavy Seas beer is distributed.

Left Coast Brewing Co. Announces Seasonal Releases

Left Coast Brewing Co. is pleased to announce the return of The Big Office Double IPA and launch of Simply Mosaic Hazy Pale Ale. The summer inspired canned brews will be available on draft and in 16 oz. six packs and four packs and join the brewery’s award-winning lineup of full-time and seasonal varieties.

Lagunitas, Magic Hat and Stone Brewing Partner with BeerBoard

BeerBoard, the industry leader in real-time data and analytics for draft beer, today announced leading American brewers Lagunitas, Magic Hat and Stone Brewing have signed as clients to receive the company’s proprietary, real-time data and analytics from its SmartBar platform.

Free State Craft Beer Offers Distribution, Sans Franchise Agreements

Free State Craft Beer Offers Distribution, Sans Franchise Agreements

Free State Craft Beer Delivery founder Dan Kennedy is the first to admit that he didn’t start a traditional beer wholesaling business. “I really started a trucking company,” he told Brewbound. Kennedy, who left a career as an events director at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland, to pursue entrepreneurship and a passion for beer, is the brains behind upstart Free State.