Articles Tagged with 'California'

Green Flash Cuts ‘Meaningful Portion’ of Staff

Green Flash Cuts ‘Meaningful Portion’ of Staff

San Diego, California-headquartered Green Flash Brewing has furloughed or laid off most of its staff, VP of marketing Ben Widseth confirmed to Brewbound on Tuesday evening.

Amid Coronavirus Closures, Russian River, McMenamins Cut Staff

Amid Coronavirus Closures, Russian River, McMenamins Cut Staff

As the hospitality industry grapples with the impact of mandated closures of restaurants, bars, brewery taprooms and tasting rooms, craft breweries and brewpubs are beginning to announce staff layoffs and furloughs.

Reyes to Acquire Saccani Distributing of Sacramento

Reyes to Acquire Saccani Distributing of Sacramento

The Reyes Beer Division has reached an agreement to acquire certain distribution rights from Sacramento, California-based Saccani Distributing Company. The acquisition will add 1.5 million cases to Reyes’ Golden Brands subsidiary, which sells 26 million cases to 14,000 accounts in Northern California.

Sierra Nevada to Launch Strainge Beast Hard Kombucha

Sierra Nevada to Launch Strainge Beast Hard Kombucha

Sierra Nevada’s new innovation arm, the Chico Fermentation Project, has announced its first release: Strainge Beast Hard Kombucha, the company’s first-ever beyond beer offering.

Press Clips: Carol Stoudt to Retire, Brewery to Cease Operations; Seven Stills’ License Suspended for Tied House Violations

Press Clips: Carol Stoudt to Retire, Brewery to Cease Operations; Seven Stills’ License Suspended for Tied House Violations

Stoudts Brewing Company will cease operations at the end of the winter, as founder Carol Stoudt retires after 33 years, according to a press release. The California Bureau of Alcoholic Beverage Control has suspended San Francisco-based Seven Stills Brewery and Distillery’s operating license for 90 days for violating the state’s tied house laws, according to a report from SFGate.com.

Coronado Brewing Targets High Single-Digit Growth in 2020

Coronado Brewing Targets High Single-Digit Growth in 2020

Coronado Brewing Company is poised for “planned strategic growth” in 2020, the company’s new CEO James Murray told Brewbound. According to Murray, the company’s projections for the year include 5% to 10% depletions (sales to retailers) growth. In 2019, Coronado sold 35,100 barrels, an 8.1% increase from the 32,471 barrels sold in 2018.

Press Clips: Anchor Brewing Union Contract Finalized; D.C. Brau Receives Investment

Press Clips: Anchor Brewing Union Contract Finalized; D.C. Brau Receives Investment

Employees at Anchor Brewing ratified a three-year contract with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), Local 6 earlier this month, a first for the San Francisco-based brewery. D.C. Brau raised $614,335 from 12 investors during a recent equity raise, according to a December 19 U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Columbus, Indiana-based 450 North Brewing Company has posted an apology on its social media accounts for selling its Slushy line of beers with the incorrect alcohol by volume.

Last Call: Alabama Breweries Merge; Truly Hard Seltzer to be Available on American Airlines Flights; Local Roots Acquires Latitude 33’s Facility

Last Call: Alabama Breweries Merge; Truly Hard Seltzer to be Available on American Airlines Flights; Local Roots Acquires Latitude 33’s Facility

Alabama’s Straight to Ale and Druid City Brewing merge. Truly Hard Seltzer will be offered on American Airlines flights. Kombucha brewer Local Roots acquires Latitude 33’s production facility. Anheuser-Busch InBev returns as official beer sponsor of the NHL and launches larger partnership with the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets.