Boston Beer Company founder Jim Koch is urging the leaders of the beer industry’s three major trade groups — the Brewers Association (BA), the Beer Institute (BI) and the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) — to work together to beat back efforts by spirits groups to bring taxes on spirits-based, lower-alcohol, ready-to-drink offerings in line with beer, hard seltzers and FMBs.
Boston Beer Company executives believe Truly Punch could be the next big thing in hard seltzer, rivaling the brand’s Lemonade and Iced Tea offshoots.
Truly Hard Seltzer boosted Boston Beer Company’s 2020 revenue to $1.74 billion, but production of the popular bubbly beverage remains a drag on the company’s gross margins, the company reported during its full-year and fourth quarter earnings report Wednesday.
Boston Beer Company’s sales increased 38.9% in 2020, generating $1.74 billion in revenue, according to the company’s earnings report released Wednesday afternoon.
Boston Beer Company announced a truly sweet round of bonuses for its top executives last week, as well as their 2021 salaries. The SEC filing also revealed that Boston Beer hired consulting firm Frederic W. Cook & Co. last year to review the total compensation being paid to CEO Dave Burwick.
Your Cousin from Boston is going to the Super Bowl. Boston Beer Company is investing in a Super Bowl spot that will run during the big game on February 7 in the New York and Boston markets to help boost the reincarnation of its New England IPA brand as Wicked Hazy.
Brewbound readers in 2020 sought out news about the pandemic, mergers and acquisitions, brewery closures and job changes. 2020 marked a year of shifts for brewers, as well as Brewbound, which shifted its business model to a subscription model. With that in mind, we’ve pulled the five most-read stories before the paywall was introduced and the five most-read stories after.
The Boston Beer Company has lofty goals for 2021. The company expects all of its brands — Samuel Adams, Dogfish Head, Truly Hard Seltzer, Twisted Tea and Angry Orchard cider — to grow next year. In a conversation with Brewbound, Boston Beer Company CEO Dave Burwick explained that the company will launch several new products… Read more »
After posting strong double-digit growth in shipments, depletions and revenues on the back of Truly Hard Seltzer and Twisted Tea in the third quarter, Boston Beer Company stock (SAM) topped the $1,000 mark for the first time ever, up from $371.12 at the start of 2020. As of press time (2 p.m. ET October 23), shares were trading at more than $1,066 (+15% and more than $145 than the previous day).
The Boston Beer Company is still riding a big wave thanks to Truly Hard Seltzer and Twisted Tea. The company — which produces Truly, Twisted Tea, Samuel Adams, Dogfish Head and Angry Orchard cider — posted increases in shipments (+30.5%), depletions (+36%) and net revenue (+30.2%) during the third quarter of 2020.
Boston Beer Company’s annual Great American Beer Festival brunch this year was, of course, physically distant. It was also less boozy than previous years. The latter point was on purpose. Among Boston Beer’s big innovations for 2021 are Samuel Adams Just the Haze IPA and Dogfish Head Lemon Quest, both non-alcoholic offerings.
New Belgium will wade into the increasingly crowded hard seltzer segment next year with Fruit Smash, Brewbound has confirmed. Massachusetts’ Trillium Brewing reopened its popular beer garden on Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway today for its fourth season.
Despite out of stock issues from key suppliers, Labor Day weekend beer sales increased over the holiday weekend last year and indicate the beer category’s off-premise sales will finish the year strong, according to a report from Goldman Sachs Equity Research.
After successfully extending the Truly Hard Seltzer brand with Truly Lemonade Seltzer — which has quickly become Truly’s second-best selling SKU — Boston Beer will debut Truly Iced Tea Hard Seltzer nationwide early next year.