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Last Call: Sierra Nevada to Reopen Taprooms in May; GoPuff Raises $1.1B, More Than Doubles Valuation

Last Call: Sierra Nevada to Reopen Taprooms in May; GoPuff Raises $1.1B, More Than Doubles Valuation

Sierra Nevada has announced it will reopen its breweries in Chico, California, and Mills River, North Carolina, to the public in May after what will be a 14-month hiatus from on-site service, according to a report in the Chico Enterprise-Record. Philadelphia-headquartered, on-demand delivery platform goPuff announced the completion of a $1.15 billion fundraising round earlier this week.

Alcohol E-Commerce Household Penetration More Than Tripled in 2020

Alcohol E-Commerce Household Penetration More Than Tripled in 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced most Americans to stay home except for essential errands last spring, on-demand alcohol delivery e-commerce platform Drizly’s sales skyrocketed. “We saw years’ worth of growth — five years’ worth of growth — in just a three-month timeframe,” Drizly chief operating officer Cathy Lewenberg said.

NielsenIQ: Craft Beer Dollar Share Online Nearly Twice In-Store Share

NielsenIQ: Craft Beer Dollar Share Online Nearly Twice In-Store Share

Consumers spent $97 million on craft beer through e-commerce in 2020, which accounted for 24% of all beer category dollar sales online. In brick-and-mortar stores, however, craft beer makes up 12.6% of all dollar sales. In fact, craft has the second largest dollar share behind flavored malt beverages (32%), which include hard seltzers.