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Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy Buoyed by On-Premise Return, New Package Formats

Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy Buoyed by On-Premise Return, New Package Formats

Boosted by an earlier-than-expected seasonal transition and the return of the on-premise channel, sales of Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy have increased 13% year-to-date, according to the Molson Coors Beverage Company blog. “As we continued to excel with distribution and sales and the off-premise, we were able to quickly transition into Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy,” Dick Leinenkugel, president and chief beer merchant of Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, told Brewbound.

Molson Coors’ Net Sales Decline 9.7% in Q1; US Shipments Decline 9.5%

Molson Coors’ Net Sales Decline 9.7% in Q1; US Shipments Decline 9.5%

Molson Coors Beverage Company CEO Gavin Hattersley admitted that the first quarter of 2021 “was not the quarter we expected to have,” during a conference call for investors and analysts Thursday. The combined effects of a cyber security attack taking down many of its internal systems, a winter storm suspending operations at its Texas brewery and prolonged on-premise shutdowns in Europe added up to a 9.7% decline in Q1 net sales, to $1.89 billion.

Molson Coors Makes Equity Investment in TRU Colors Brewery

Molson Coors Makes Equity Investment in TRU Colors Brewery

Molson Coors Beverage Company announced today that it will make an equity investment in TRU Colors Brewery, a Wilmington, North Carolina-based craft brewery with a mission to end street violence.

Topo Chico Hard Seltzer to Roll Out in 9 States and 6 Metro Areas This Month

Topo Chico Hard Seltzer to Roll Out in 9 States and 6 Metro Areas This Month

Molson Coors Beverage Company said the Topo Chico line will begin hitting store shelves in nine states starting March 29, giving the company yet another hard seltzer brand to compete within the more than $4 billion hard seltzer segment that has thus far been dominated by two brands: Mark Anthony Brands’ White Claw and Boston Beer Company’s Truly Hard Seltzer.

Brand Refreshes: Anchor and Ballast Point Update Packaging; A-B and Molson Coors Overhaul Blue Point and Revolver

Brand Refreshes: Anchor and Ballast Point Update Packaging; A-B and Molson Coors Overhaul Blue Point and Revolver

San Francisco-based Anchor Brewing opted to give itself a makeover as a 125th birthday gift. Ballast Point has revealed new packaging art that has already begun rolling out to retailers. Granbury, Texas-based Revolver Brewing will roll out new artwork for its core offerings this spring. Anheuser-Busch InBev-owned Blue Point Brewing debuted a new logo and branding that will replace art that the Patchogue, New York-based craft brewery has been using for four years.

Yuengling Heads to Texas in First Expansion of JV with Molson Coors

Yuengling Heads to Texas in First Expansion of JV with Molson Coors

Everything’s bigger in Texas and America’s oldest brewery is hoping that beer sales will be too. This fall, the Lone Star State will be the first new market to receive D.G. Yuengling & Son beer as part of the Pennsylvania brewery’s joint venture (JV) with Molson Coors Beverage Company, the companies announced in a press release.