In this week’s edition of Last Call: A Massachusetts A-B wholesaler is cleared in a pay-for-play case; New Holland buys a building in Battle Creek for a third Michigan brewery; Sony sues Knee Deep Brewing over Breaking Bud; and more.
In this week’s edition of Press Clips: Stone Brewing fires back at MillerCoors; BrewDog buys a UK cider maker and eyes an IPO; Reuben’s Brews identifies a new production space; and Tow Yard Brewing closes.
After raising more than $6 million from investors over the last five years, Sonoma Cider has ceased operations at its production facility and taproom in Northern California, the Santa Rosa Press Democrat reported. In a statement issued to the Press Democrat, Sonoma Cider co-founder and CEO David Cordtz said the Healdsburg-based maker of hard cider products “suddenly and without warning” lost its investor funding and closed as of March 28.
Another chapter in the story of Green Flash Brewing’s distressed financial situation was written today as the San Diego-based company announced plans to close its Cellar 3 barrel-aging facility and taproom in Poway, California.
In this edition of Press Clips: BrewDog revenues increase 55 percent in 2017; a federal judge rules against brewery to-go sales in Texas; two A-B High End craft breweries release Yankees and Nationals branded beers; and much more.
After announcing plans last summer to open a Brooklyn fermentation facility, the founder of Stillwater Artisanal is attempting to raise $1.8 million via a revenue-sharing crowdfunding campaign and an equity sale for a new side project. Slated to open inside a 6,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Greenpoint this fall, the offshoot, called Production, will serve as an “experimental fermentation facility,” bar, restaurant, event space and music venue, Stillwater founder Brian Strumke told Brewbound.
After pulling distribution from two states last year, Santa Fe Brewing Company is re-focusing its efforts on growing sales in its home state of New Mexico and seven other core markets. Santa Fe director of sales and marketing Jarrett Babincsak told Brewbound that the company decided to dig deeper in its eight-state footprint due to the increasingly more difficult challenge of selling beer away from a home territory.
In this week’s edition of Last Call: Plans for Three Floyds’ brewery expansion are revealed; Pretty Things founders resurface in England; Hanson Spirits acquires Carneros Brewing’s production facility and taproom; Deschutes and Bluejacket announce can packaging releases; and more.
In this week’s edition of Last Call: Constellation Brands-owned Ballast Point announces plans to consolidate its operations in Miramar; Epic Brewing recalls a batch of beer; A-B releases its Bud Light “Dilly Dilly” ad; and more.
In this week’s Last Call: Smuttynose’s owners comment on their brewery’s pending auction; the FBI investigates an Ohio equipment supplier accused of defrauding several breweries; Southern Tier announces plans for a downtown Cleveland brewery and taproom; and more.
Melvin Brewing plans to open at least four new brewpubs in 2018, including outposts in craft beer strongholds San Diego and Denver. Melvin sales director Ted Whitney told Brewbound that the Wyoming-headquartered cult beer maker has signed a letter of intent on a 5,500 sq. ft. space in downtown San Diego with the hope of… Read more »
Seaboard Craft Beer Holdings, the parent company of Tampa Bay’s Big Storm Brewing Co., has acquired the assets of Cape Coral Brewing Co., a Florida brewery that shuttered in October after two years in business.
Lompoc Brewing has announced the closure of its Hedge House location at 3412 SE Division St.
Popular Boston-area beer maker Trillium Brewing today announced plans to open a seasonal beer garden inside the historic “Roslindale Substation Building,” located about 8 miles from downtown Boston.