Craft beer industry news.

Protagonist Hires Christopher Westgard to Lead Beverage Program

Protagonist, slated to open in early 2019, is proud to announce the hire of an Advanced Cicerone. Christopher Westgard has signed on to guide the future nano-brewery’s beverage program including programming of beer offerings, collaborations, and more.

Hi-Wire Brewing Announces Rotating Gose Series and December Beer Releases

Hi-Wire Brewing is adding a new twist to their popular Hi-Wire Gose year-round offering by moving the brand into a rotating year-round Gose Series. The new format will allow the Asheville, NC brewery to experiment with different flavor combinations to better reflect each season of this typically ‘summery’ style

Founders Brewing Releases 2019 Availability Calendar

Founders Brewing Co. announced their 2019 availability calendar today, confirming changes and additions to the brewery’s lineup, including the return of a couple of fan-favorites. To view the 2019 Availability Calendar click here.

Odyssey Beerwerks Releases Woods Monk Quad

Odyssey Beerwerks is bringing back their Woods Monk Barrel Aged Quadruple Ale, 2017 Silver Medal Winner at the Great American Beer Festival in the Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer category.

Perrin Brewing Launches Clear Coast Hard Seltzer

Just in time for the healthy New Years Resolution is Clear Coast, Fresh Hard Seltzer. The first craft Hard Seltzer made in Michigan by Perrin Brewing Company. Clear Coast will be hitting draft lines across Michigan starting December 10th. 

Platform Beer Co. to Release Year-Round Hard Seltzer Brand

Cleveland, OH based Platform Beer Co. will be adding another unique product to the 4-year-old brewery’s wide offering of products. Contributing to Platform’s lineup of traditional styles, Hazy IPA’s, Seasonal Selections, Specialty Sours, Ciders and Apple Ales; the “Seltzer Project” will begin hitting shelves this December in six-pack cans.

Idle Hands and Springdale Collaborate on Greg Noonan-inspired Beers

Idle Hands Craft Ales and Springdale by Jack’s Abby have collaborated to create two beers to benefit the Greg Noonan Scholarship for the American Brewers Guild. Both beers will be released on Friday, December 7, 2018, during a release party at Hugh O’Neill’s in Malden, MA.

Ecliptic Brewing to Release Luna Kölsch

Ecliptic Brewing is exploring a classic style with their first seasonal beer of 2019. Luna Kölsch will release in early January and will be available through mid March. The beer’s delicate fruitiness, and clean, dry finish is the perfect kick off to the new year.