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Brew Talks: Craft Doesn’t Need a Reset, But It Needs to Refocus

Brew Talks: Craft Doesn’t Need a Reset, But It Needs to Refocus

Craft beer doesn’t need a complete reset in strategy, but rather a re-focus on what consumers care about to stay relevant, the panelists of Brewbound’s first in-person Brew Talks meet-up of 2021 said earlier this month.

Regulatory Roundup: Beverage Alcohol Trade Groups Ask Senate Appropriations Committee to Increase TTB Funding; FDA and CDC Warn Consumers of Delta-8 THC Risks

Regulatory Roundup: Beverage Alcohol Trade Groups Ask Senate Appropriations Committee to Increase TTB Funding; FDA and CDC Warn Consumers of Delta-8 THC Risks

Beer industry trade groups are calling on the leaders of the U.S. Senate appropriations committee to allocate additional funds to the Department of the Treasury’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau’s (TTB) 2022 fiscal year budget. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued warnings this week about the potential risks of Delta-8 — a form of the psychoactive cannabinoid tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

Boston Beer to Launch Finnish Long Drink-Inspired RTD — Minus the Gin — Nationwide in November

Boston Beer to Launch Finnish Long Drink-Inspired RTD — Minus the Gin — Nationwide in November

Boston Beer Company’s innovation pipeline continues to pump out new brands as the fall approaches, announcing today a planned nationwide launch in November of Bevy Long Drink, a sparkling refresher inspired by a traditional Finnish cocktail that consists of gin, grapefruit soda, and tonic. However, Boston’s version of the beverage, checking in at 5.8% ABV, won’t contain spirits.