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06/14/2016
Leinenkugel's, which has been cranking out shandies far longer than most, is leading the charge for a short work day on Friday, June 17, which is the longest day of the year. The brewery will host more than 1,000 events in bars and restaurants across the country, with the aim of taking people out of the office and into a the gentle grasp of a...
06/09/2016
In a newsletter from the brewery, Funkwerks, Inc. has announced a new single-hopped saison with Galaxy hops, releasing June 11 at the brewery. The newsletter also outlined a saison aged in red wine barrels that will release on June 25. Here's the full text from Funkwerks: Brewing single hopped Saisons gives us the opportunity to focus on the...
06/07/2016
Stone has dropped a couple newsworthy nuggets this week – the company is debuting two new brews, Mocha IPA and Citrusy Wit, and expanding distribution to the entirety of Wisconsin, the 42nd state to see its wares along with D.C., Puerto Rico, and 31 other countries. The seasonal brews are Citrusy Wit, a 5.3 percent witbier brewed with tangerine...
06/07/2016
Paradox Beer Company, based out of Divide, CO, has announced plans to distribute to Georgia -- the 12th state that will offer Paradox's beers. Paradox is known for its sour and barrel-aged limited releases. The beers should become available in late summer in Georgia's finest bottle shops.
06/04/2016
Moosehead Breweries, the oldest independently owned brewery in Canada (in other words, the Canuck Yuengling), has announced plans for its own small-batch brewery. The facility, which will also include a taproom and retail outlet is expected to be operational by 2017, though the company has not yet found a location beyond the general area of Saint...
06/03/2016
Few things are more devastating than an empty beer fridge, and the collective fridge of Venezuela is getting dangerously close.  Due to a barley shortage, Empresas Polar, a company which makes 80% of the country's beer along with many other types of food, was forced to shutter all of its breweries in April. The reasons for the shortage are myriad...
06/02/2016
The ever-churning angles of big beer business have taken on a new facet – AB will now produce and distribute a bottled tea under Starbucks' Teavana brand, scheduled to launch mid-2017. Though Starbucks has traditionally partnered with Pepsi Co. for such endeavors, the soft drinks conglomerate has an existing partnership with Unilever's Lipton tea...
06/01/2016
If you're in the Denver area for the GABF, you may also be interested in the Denver Rare Beer Tasting VIII, which features rare, exotic and vintage "whales" from 54 top craft breweries around the country. Tickets go on sale at 10 AM Father's Day, June 19 and will include early, VIP entry to the fest, which is run in conjunction with Pints for...
05/30/2016
Washington-based Sound Brewery has received license from Warner Bros. to produce three Mortal Kombat-inspired brews, based on characters from the franchise. The beers include "Scorpion" Imperial Stout, with chilies and vanilla bean, "Sub-Zero" Imperial IPA and "Raiden" Imperial Saison, specifically based on 2015's Mortal Kombat X videogame. The...
05/27/2016
Boulder-based Twisted Pine Brewing Company, which has been in business for 21 years, has decided to discontinue its wholesale production to focus exclusively on its taproom and restaurant. At one point, Twisted Pine was distributing in 12 states, but has since cut down to Colorado, Kansas, and Florida, which will soon be eliminated as well. Save...

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