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08/08/2016
A Budweiser truck laden with the company's "America"-branded beers toppled early Monday morning, showering New York's Brooklyn-Queens expressway and streets below with suds. Police say the driver was not injured in the accident, but the accident caused serious traffic delays. 
08/05/2016
Wicked Weed Brewing, the crown jewel of Asheville, North Carolina's royal beer scene, has announced to plans to sell its beers in craft beer-soaked Colorado. The brewery already distributes its sour, funky and esoteric wild beers in limited markets throughout the South, but this marks the first time the brewery will extend its reach westward. Here...
08/01/2016
Cape Canaveral-based Florida Beer Company has been sold to Trinidad and Tobago's ANSA McAL Group. The group also owns Trinidad-based Carib Brewery, which produced more than 1 million barrels in 2015.  Florida Beer Company was founded in 1996 and is the state's third largest brewery, with an output of around 35,000 barrels in 2015. “The milestones...
08/01/2016
Last month, the Denver Rare Beer Fest announced its brewery list. Now, we've got the whales as well. "The 54 craft brewers taking part in the Denver Rare Beer Tasting VIII are bringing some truly rare, exotic and vintage beers to help us reach men through the universal language of beer," said Rick Lyke, founder of Pints for Prostates. "Ticket...
07/29/2016
In the past week, the majority of Ballast Point's executive team, including Yusuff Cherney, who was co-founder, COO and head brewer, Jim Buechler (President and CEO), and Julie Buechler (General Counsel) have stepped down to be replaced by Constellation Brands executives. Constellation president Marty Birkel will assume Jim Buechler's positions....
07/27/2016
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project in Denver, CO has announced it will release L'Brett d'Blueberry for the first time in bottles followed closely by the release of Batch #200 in bottles. Both will be released on Wednesday, August 17th at the Crooked Stave taproom. Here is the full release from Crooked Stave: Denver, Colo. – July 27th, 2016 –...
07/25/2016
2016 has been another good year for hops in the US – according to the Hop Growers of America, total acreage is up by 18.5 percent from 2015.  By HGA's count, 2016 has seen 53,200 acres of hops upon the bine, up 8,300 from last year.  "The US hop industry has been in catch-up mode in recent years as the supply of craft-popular US aroma hops has...
07/25/2016
Burial Beer Co., one of the many jewels in Asheville, North Carolina's southern beer crown, has announced plans to expand its distribution to neighboring Georgia. Georgia is the first state other than North Carolina to receive Burial's beers, and it marks Burial's first time using a distributor (Liberator Distributing), as opposed to self-...
07/24/2016
The US Department of Justice has announced it has reached a settlement with ABInBev, allowing it to move forward with its acquisition of SABMiller, joining the world's first and second largest brewers, respectively. Though the $107 billion merger will make MegaBrew a force of Godzilla-like proportions, ABI made significant concessions in order to...
07/19/2016
Modern Times has announced plans to release 16-ounce, special-release cans periodically from its San Diego brewery. The first in this series is Attack Frequency, a hazy IPA brewed with Citra, Amarillo, El Dorado and Rakau hops. The beer will release during the brewery's Festival of Dankness on August 13th.  Here is the release from the brewery:...

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