In Tuesday’s edition of Press Clips: Utah lawmakers consider the end of 3.2 beer; a study finds Michigan has the cheapest cases of beer in the nation; River North Brewery announces return to its namesake neighborhood; and more.
Craft beer industry news.
The Brewers Association – a not-for-profit trade group representing the interests of small and independent U.S. craft breweries – today debuted an official “independent craft brewer seal” that it hopes brewery owners will “proudly display” on packaging, marketing materials, merchandise, websites and in taproom windows, among other places. The marker is aimed at helping drinkers distinguish between beers produced by small craft beer companies and those made by multinational corporations, such as Anheuser-Busch InBev, which has purchased 10 craft breweries since 2011.
July marks Coronado Brewing Company’s 21st birthday, and after more than two decades of brewing award-winning beer, the company is showing no signs of slowing down.
As part of Bear Republic’s Double IPA Series, this IPA (India Pale Ale) will be available for a limited time only, July through September.
MadTree Brewing spent nearly two years carefully researching and experimenting before launching cans of their newest IPA, Entropic Theory, on Thursday, June 29.
Cascade Brewing will release its Figaro 2015 project on June 27 at Noon PDT.
By the end of June, Revision Brewing Company is proud to announce that they will be sending product to both Northwest Specialty Beverage based out of Idaho and also to Redwood Distribution which is based out of Australia.
Moody Tongue Brewery, the Chicago-based culinary brewery, continues to expand into culinary markets across America, making Atlanta its next destination for their beers at local retailers and restaurants.
Tennessee Brew Works, the Nashville, Tennessee based brewer has released their Southern Wit, 1927 IPA, Tripel Star, Basil Ryeman, Walk the Lime, Extra Easy Ale and Cutaway Rye IPA craft beers in Birmingham, Alabama through AlaBev Distributing Co.
In anticipation of moving into a new production facility in late 2018, Russian River Brewing Company has put its original Sonoma County production brewery on the market.
Standard Sales Company, based in Odessa, Texas, has announced plans to purchase Falls Distributing Company in Wichita Falls, Texas. Specific financial terms were not disclosed, and the transaction, which is pending supplier approvals, is expected to close on September 1, according to a press release issued by Standard Sales Company last Friday.
Sycamore Brewing is set to release a brand-new suite of cans today brewed in their recently completed $2.5 million-dollar production facility and cannery in the North End neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolin
After a huge kick off in 2016, Drake’s Brewing Co. is again releasing Kick Back, a golden, hoppy Session IPA. A portion of the proceeds will support East Bay Regional Parks through Drake’s community fundraising program. Last year, Drake’s exceeded its goal and raised over $10,000 to support trail cleanup and restoration at the East Bay parks and the brewery has its sights set on beating that goal in 2017.
Today, the Cicerone® Certification Program announced the launch of its BeerSavvy® online training course in Spanish. This 5-8 hour online course covers the areas tested on the Certified Beer Server exam, which includes the history and flavor profile of beer styles, proper service techniques, and fundamentals in brewing. The Certified Beer Server exam is included in the training cost. BeerSavvy allows Spanish speakers to join more than 85,000 beer professionals worldwide who have already earned the Certified Beer Server title.