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.
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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.
Creature Comforts Brewing Company will release Tritonia with pineapple and lemon this December.
Andrew Pogue and Geoffrey Barker, co-creators of Fair Isle Brewing, have begun renovations on their first brick-and-mortar brewery and tasting room. Located in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood, the space is slated to open summer 2019.
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 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.
In this week’s edition of Last Call: Schlafly apologizes to 4 Hands for executive’s hit piece; Costco discontinues Kirkland Light; the equipment of Olde Saratoga is sold piecemeal at auction for about $1 million; and more beer industry news.
On Friday, December 21, Port City Brewing Company welcomes back two fan favorites: Long Black Veil and Rauch Märzen.
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.
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.
The Lights Out and Aeronaut made music and beer history when they released T.R.I.P., the world’s first album on a beer can. Now they’re back with Night Vision, a new collection of songs and a black IPA to match it.
Block 15 Brewing Company released The Prophecies, the winter entry in their seasonal Abbey Series.
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.
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.