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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...
05/25/2016
Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, which was ranked the 11th largest craft brewer in the Brewer's Association's 2015 list of Top 50 Craft Breweries, will invest $48 million dollars to turn an existing building into a production and retail facility in Botetourt County, Virginia, about thirty miles north of Roanoke. The expansion will create about...
05/24/2016
Archaeologists from Stanford University have discovered a recipe for beer more than 5,000 years old, which marks the earliest recorded use of barley in China.  The discovery was made along a tributary of the Wei River, where scientists unearthed equipment presumably used for brewing, filtration and storage of beer including amphorae, funnels,...
05/23/2016
The Delray Beach, Florida-based Saltwater Brewery has pioneered a novel way to help protect the environment – edible six-pack rings.  These 100 percent biodegradable beauties are made with spent grains, and are reputed to be as durable as regular packaging, without putting marine wildlife at risk. Though the edible rings currently run a bit more...
05/23/2016
One of many highly-touted breweries in San Diego, CA, AleSmith Brewing Company announced plans to distribute its 6 year-round offerings and various seasonals throughout New Jersey. Here is the release from AleSmith: San Diego, California (May 23, 2016) — Southern California’s AleSmith Brewing Company is pleased to announce the finalization of a...

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