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Reformation Brewery to Release Yoshimi Rainbow Sherbet Sour

Inspired by the nostalgia of rainbow sherbet and their Brewmaster’s flights to Japan, Reformation Brewery announced their latest limited release, Yoshimi (5% ABV), a fruited kettle sour that contains milk sugar & swirls of raspberry, pineapple, & orange. 

Avery Brewing to Release Rocky Mountain Rosé

Avery Brewing Company, a pioneering craft brewery in Boulder for over 25 years, announces the release of a new full-time beer with national distribution, Rocky Mountain Rosé.

SanTan Brewing Company Releases Juicy Jack IPA

Three, two, one, action! SanTan Brewing Company in Downtown Chandler is here to save your taste buds from hoppy bitterness with Juicy Jack IPA – hazy, tropical, fragrant and full of adventure.

Nielsen: Total Beer Dollar Sales Up 5 Percent During July 4 Holiday Week

Nielsen: Total Beer Dollar Sales Up 5 Percent During July 4 Holiday Week

The critical summer selling season is underway, and total beer, cider and FMB sales are off to a strong start. According to market research firm Nielsen, dollar sales of beer/cider/FMBs grew 4.9 percent in off-premise retailers during the Fourth of July holiday week (ending July 6) compared to the same timeframe last year. Hard seltzer was largely responsible for driving the nearly 5 percent growth this Independence Day, accelerating sales 147 percent, Nielsen reported.

Craft Brew Alliance Releases Sixth Annual Sustainability Report

Craft Brew Alliance, Inc., a leading craft brewing company, has published its sixth Annual Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s 2018 accomplishments in environmental and community stewardship and ongoing commitment to brewing and packaging its beers in the most sustainable way possible.

Crooked Hammock Brewery Names David Schell GM of 2nd Location

The popular brewery and beer garden officially announced their second location coming to Middletown, Delaware in early May. With the opening date in the Fall of this year, Hammock has since been working towards building the right team for the location. The first step was hiring General Manager, David Schell, a local to the area of Middletown.

Amid ‘Chaos’ in Craft, No-Li Brewhouse Leans on Innovation and Local Markets

Amid ‘Chaos’ in Craft, No-Li Brewhouse Leans on Innovation and Local Markets

John Bryant, the founder of Spokane, Washington’s No-Li Brewhouse, doesn’t mince words when describing the state of the beer industry in 2019. “It’s chaos,” he told Brewbound during a recent interview. The beer industry veteran — whose three-decades-long career includes stints at Deschutes Brewery, Odell Brewing and Oskar Blues — is, of course, referring to the 7,500-plus craft breweries fighting for distributor, retailer and consumer mindshare.

Island Coastal Lager Expands Distribution to Tennessee

Island Coastal Lager (ICL), is excited to announce their expansion to The Volunteer State. ICL will be working with Food City Grocery to bring the Coastal lifestyle to Tennessee.

Cannabis Forum 2019: The Evolution of Demand for Infused Products

Cannabis Forum 2019: The Evolution of Demand for Infused Products

The global cannabis market today — both legal and illicit — stands at $344 billion, according to New Frontier Data. With only an estimated 263 million users worldwide, the segment is poised for tremendous growth as regulatory barriers break down and consumers become more interested in the space.

Massachusetts’ Franchise Reform Debate Resumes

Massachusetts’ Franchise Reform Debate Resumes

The nearly decade-long debate over Massachusetts’ controversial franchise laws resumed Monday, as the state’s craft brewers and beer wholesalers packed a meeting of the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Brewers and wholesalers remain divided on how to reform strict franchise laws, which brewers claim lock their businesses into nearly unbreakable relationships with wholesalers. Each side presented revised proposals, which they argued would benefit each other.

Yuengling Partners with BeerBoard for On-Premise Data and Insights

BeerBoard, the leader in real-time data, insights and consumer engagement for the on-premise, announced today that D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. has signed on as the company’s newest brewing partner. The move adds yet another of America’s leading brewers to BeerBoard’s vast client list.