Craft beer industry news.

Great Divide Brewing Company Releases 4 New Beers

Great Divide Brewing Company introduces two new seasonal beers during the second quarter – Vanilla Oak Aged Yeti and Wood Werks No. 2 Flemish Sour Brown Ale. Meanwhile, Rumble Oak Aged IPA rejoins the lineup and seasonal favorite Roadie Grapefruit Radler makes its triumphant return to cans for the second year.

Brewers Association Names First Diversity Ambassador

Brewers Association Names First Diversity Ambassador

Building on its efforts to promote a more inclusive brewing industry, the Brewers Association (BA) today announced the appointment of Dr. J. Nikol Jackson-Beckham as its first diversity ambassador.

Beer Distributors Convene on Capitol Hill to Discuss Growth Strategies

Beer Distributors Convene on Capitol Hill to Discuss Growth Strategies

Leaders from the beer industry’s three largest trade associations are vowing once again to unite brewers and distributors in an effort to return the category to growth. Speaking to a group of nearly 700 U.S. beer distributors attending the annual National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) legislative conference on Monday in Washington, D.C., Beer Institute CEO Jim McGreevy called on industry members to work together to curb volume losses.

Avery Brewing Unveils Redesigned Packaging Artwork

Avery Brewing Company, a Boulder-based craft brewery is thrilled to showcase its association with nationally recognized artist Neil Shigley, through refreshed packaging artwork. Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018, Avery Brewing knew that it had an opportunity to refresh its package designs to match the quality of the liquid art inside. It was also a way to tell a cohesive and straight-forward brand story, which is all about beer.

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Expands Distribution to Kansas

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is thrilled to announce today its debut in the state of Kansas with new distributor, Speakeasy Distribution. The latest addition to Speakeasy Ales & Lagers’ distribution lineup, Speakeasy Distribution now offers Speakeasy Ales & Lagers’ acclaimed flagship beers Prohibition Ale and Big Daddy IPA as well as session beers Baby Daddy and PopGun Pilsner (all four brands are now available in 6-packs with 12 oz. cans).

Hop Breeding Company Introduces New Proprietary Flavor Hop

The Hop Breeding Company (HBC), a joint venture between John I. Haas, Inc. and Select Botanicals Group LLC, is excited to announce the release of the new proprietary hop Sabro brand HBC 438.

Madison Chemical to Introduce ‘MadBrew ACID-N’ at Craft Brewers Conference

Madison Chemical will introduce phosphate-free MadBrew™ ACID-N, in booth #2917 at the Craft Brewers Conference. Designed specifically for the needs of craft brewers, this blend of acid and low-foaming surfactant penetrates and remove films, oxides, hard water and mineral salts, milkstone, beerstone, and similar dairy and food plant deposits by cleaning in place.