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Anheuser-Busch InBev Just Bought Its 10th Craft Brewer

Anheuser-Busch InBev has acquired North Carolina-based Wicked Weed Brewing, scooping up yet another craft brewer to add to the Budweiser maker’s …

America's craft beers are going corporate

Why? Because craft beer sales have been soaring, even as sales of the big brands, despite costly marketing and Super Bowl ads, have been sagging. The market is tilting toward craft brews, and the conglomerates figured this out too.<p>Conglomerates are cost-cutters. They buy a brewer and try to make it …

3 Top Beer Stocks to Buy in 2017

Despite industry consolidation, there are still a few top beer stocks on tap to buy.<p>Consolidation continues to reduce the number of brewers in the …

Texas Lawmakers Tackle Taprooms; North Carolina Caves on Cap Increase

<b>Texas Bill Could Force Oskar Blues, Karbach, and Revolver to Close Taprooms</b><p>Everything is supposedly bigger in Texas, but the state’s lawmakers are …

How Do You Build a Strong Brewery? Jackie O’s Focuses on Home

Jackie O’s Brewery is tucked away in Athens, Ohio. Athens is a college town, home to Ohio University, but also a town smack dab in the middle of …

Will small craft beer get too big? Samuel Adams’ Jim Koch on the future of the industry

WASHINGTON — Walk into any bar and you’re bound to find more than a couple of craft beers — but it wasn’t always that way.<p>Thirty years ago, if you …

Maui Brewing Company debuts new look, logo and packaging

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>(Kihei, HI) – Maui Brewing Company announces its bold new look that ties their family of beers together through inspiration in new …

Why employee-owned New Belgium Brewing gives workers bikes, travel vouchers, and paid sabbaticals on their work anniversaries

Fort Collins, Colorado-based New Belgium Brewing Co. is one of the largest craft breweries in the country. Last year, it produced 914,063 barrels and brought in $225 million in annual revenue.<p>If you ask Kim Jordan, the company's cofounder, former CEO, and current executive chair of the board, a key …

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The 50 Most Underrated Craft Breweries in the U.S.A.

Fact #1: There will be strong, vocal, knee-jerk disagreement to some of the underrated breweries we’ve chosen for the 50 states on this list.<p>Fact #2: …

The 20 Best American IPAs

Chances are, your first craft beer was an IPA. The hop-heavy beer gets its name from its first major market, India, which necessitated a long ocean …