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Strange Craft Beer Co. to Release Watermelon Hefe

Strange Craft Beer Co. will release its fifth annual batch of Watermelon Hefe on Wednesday, July 4 at 12pm during the brewery’s Fourth of July celebration.

Sanitas Brewing Releases Grapefruit Smuggler

Sanitas Brewing Company’s new Grapefruit Smuggler welcomes the addition of ripe grapefruit blended with a traditional IPA just in time for Colorado’s postcard-worthy summer months ahead.

Backwoods Brewing Opens Pub in Portland’s Pearl District

Backwoods Brewing Company will be bringing its delicious beers and hearty food menu to the Pearl District of Portland, OR. Effective June 12th, Backwoods began work on a new pub on the corner of NW 11th & Everett Street, where Pearl Tavern previously resided.

OneCircle Appoints Annemieke Hartman to Board of Directors

NETHERLANDS — OneCircle is delighted to announce the appointment of Annemieke Hartman – Jemmett as a new board member of OneCircle. Annemieke is particularly well suited for the role due to her extensive diverse business experience and specifically her experience in the plastic packaging industry; growing the PET kegs segment with international and national brands…. Read more »

Goodnature Releases Craft Beer Pasteurizer

Goodnature Products, Inc.— designer and manufacturer of cold pressed juice and pasteurization equipment for nearly 20 years— has announced its release of the new CBP, the Pasteurizer Built for Brewing.

Uncle Billy’s Brewery Introduces Texas Ruby Red Radler

Just in time for the summer heat, Uncle Billy’s Brewery & Smokehouse, is introducing Texas Ruby Red Radler, a German-style beer blended with Texas-grown fresh ruby red grapefruit juice.

YCH Hops Appoints New Vice President of Finance

Yakima Chief – Hopunion LLC (YCH HOPS), a leading global hop supplier, is pleased to announce that Clint Novak will join the company on July 1 as new Vice President of Finance, reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer Mike Goettl. Novak will be responsible for the planning, implementing, managing and controlling of all financial-related activities both domestically and internationally.

Evolution Craft Brewing Releases Day Crush Session Sour

Savor your summer with Evolution Craft Brewing Company’s new Day Crush Session Sour. Day Crush is a refreshing kettle sour with a mash bill of over 50% wheat for a silky mouthfeel.

Former NFL Punter Pat McAfee Helps Launch Anyday Rosé Cider

Anyday Rosé, a new brand offering premium rosé beverages perfect for anyone on any occasion, introduces its flagship canned rosé cider in celebration of National Rosé Day. The rosé cider is available for purchase now online via the brand’s website and Venmo, making it the first wine brand on the market to accept transactions using the social payments platform.

Anheuser-Busch, Constellation Brands and Heineken Release New Ad Campaigns Ahead of World Cup

Anheuser-Busch, Constellation Brands and Heineken Release New Ad Campaigns Ahead of World Cup

Three of the largest U.S. beer companies dropped a slate of new advertisements this week in an effort to capture the attention of soccer fans tuning into the 2018 World Cup. Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, rolled out three new medieval-themed commercials for Bud Light, one of which was created for the World Cup and produced in both English and Spanish.

Dogfish Head Adds Liquid Truth Serum to Year-Round Lineup

After an overwhelmingly positive reaction from fans, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery’s Liquid Truth Serum is back by popular demand as a year-round brand and is making the transition from 6pk/12oz bottles to 4pk/16oz cans.

Thirsty Monk Opens Portland Outpost

Thirsty Monk, brewer of Belgian-Rooted Modern Ales and operator of world-recognized craft beer bars, will debut its Portland location on Friday, June 15 with a tapping of the first Portland-brewed Thirsty Monk brew. Thirsty Monk is located in the former Bazi Bierbrasserie space, which joined the Thirsty Monk, Inc. family of breweries and pubs in December 2017.