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06/08/2015
Texas' oldest craft brewery will soon be of legal drinking age. The venerable Houston institution will celebrate its 21st anniversary on Tuesday by hosting various events throughout the day. Anyone who shares a birthday with the brewery, June 9, 1994, will be given a lifetime brewery tour pass if they visit that day. Here is the release from Saint...
06/05/2015
Martin City Brewing Company is trying to teach Anheuser-Busch, Inc. a lesson in copyright law, the hard way. “While we have no particular issues with brewing at a macro scale, we do take issue with anyone or any corporation that tries to segment a part of the population which embodies the very nature of loving beer,” wrote Martin City co-owners...
06/03/2015
According to a report from Allied Market Research, the growth of beer consumption in developing regions will result in a global market worth $688.4 billion in the forecast period 2015 to 2020. During this same period, demand for beer from microbreweries is expected to rise 9.3 percent, helping to sustain revenue growth through premium pricing. The...
06/02/2015
Mikkel Borg Bjergsø always has a new project up his sleeve. As projects go, this one is fairly ambitious – trying to upgrade the beer scene in Tokyo. While craft is growing in Japan’s largest city and Tokyo made The Beer Connoisseur list of Top 20 Beer Cities in the World, maybe the Mikkeller touch is what’s needed to bring craft beer all the way...
06/01/2015
Not only does craft beer keep gaining market share. The Breckenridge Brewery is expanding its opportunities to gain a larger share of destination dollars with its new farm-inspired brewery on 12 acres south of Denver. Here is the release about the special promotion for opening day on June 20. Denver, CO – May 28, 2015 – This week Breckenridge...
05/29/2015
Anheuser-Busch's Cartersville, Georgia facilities halted beer production this week in order to produce cans of water for those affected by the severe flash flooding in Oklahoma and Texas. “Relief workers and people in the region are in need of safe, clean drinking water, and Anheuser-Busch is in a unique position to produce and ship large...
05/28/2015
After receiving a deluge of funding to the tune of $13 million, Drizly plans to double both its market and employee base by the end of 2016. Currently, the company is in 15 cities, and employs around 40 people. “Our latest round of funding really just enables us to continue to grow at a rapid rate," said Drizly CEO and co-founder Nick Rellas from...
05/27/2015
To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Fritz Maytag's fateful purchase of Anchor Brewing, the company is redesigning its packaging with new artwork from in-house artist Jim Stitt and planning numerous events and social media posts, all under the name "Drink Steam."  The fabled brewery was one of the earliest pioneers of craft beer -- before the...
05/26/2015
In advance of its brewing operations, New Belgium Brewing has completed its distribution center in Asheville, North Carolina. The facility is poised to start distributing beers to the East Coast by the end of 2015. Progress continues on the company's new brewery on the French Broad River, which is expected to come on line in the spring of 2016....
05/26/2015
Philly Beer Week is rapidly approaching and the route for the Hammer of Glory (HOG) Relay has been established. On its way Friday at the always beer friendly time of 6:45 a.m., the Relay is the forerunner to the Opening Tap, which starts at 7 p.m. at the 23rd Street Armory. The notice from Philly Beer Week follows:   The 2015 HOG Relay Route As...

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