California lawmakers are considering two new pieces of legislation — one that would expand retail sales privileges for the state’s brewpubs and another bill, backed by Anheuser-Busch InBev, that would allow beer manufacturers to give away glassware to bars and restaurants.
In this week’s Last Call: A look at California beer production; Sen. Schumer backs permanent excise tax cuts; TTB accepts $20,000 offer in compromise from Cigar City; and more beer industry news.
After two consecutive years of single-digit sales declines, Sierra Nevada Brewing is refocusing its efforts on selling its flagship Pale Ale while also telling its story to consumers.
After breaking ground on its state-of-the-art brewery 13 months ago, Seismic Brewing Company has officially launched, and the brewery will release its much-anticipated beers to the public just in time for Summer. The initial styles released include a Kolsch Style Ale, a Pilsner, an OPA (Oat Pale Ale), and a limited supply of their IPA.