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Now Trump Is Coming For Your Beer

Since its emergence in 1935, the aluminum beer can has been a fixture on the US drinking scene. About half of packaged beer of the country’s two …

Beer

German Court Rules That Beer Is Not Wholesome

Germany’s Federal Supreme Court ponders beer’s wholesomeness<p>It’s High Court rulings like this that makes us want a cigarette…And not surprisingly …

Judiciary

CBC Attendees Answer the Age-Old Question: What Keeps You Up at Night?

Want to know what keeps craft brewers up at night?<p>Here’s the short list: Taking care of employees, staying relevant, fighting for shelf space, …

Craft Brewing

Which States Drink The Most (And Least) Beer In The US?

In spite of numbers that point to beer’s gradual decline since the 80’s, it still remains America’s most popular alcoholic beverage. And here’s a …

Alcohol

Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class China

SHANGHAI — “Panda Beer,” ‘’Little General,” ‘’Flying Fist IPA,” and “Mandarin Wheat” are among the offerings on tap at a craft beer exhibition this week in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews.<p>The 2018 Craft Beer of China Exhibition …

Beer

Celebrity Chefs Pair 181 Of America's Best Craft Beers With Their Own Culinary Creations

Beer devotees are not the only ones who have benefitted from the craft-beer explosion. Foodies are enjoying all kinds of new and tasty food concoctions at brewpubs, festivals, breweries and food trucks parked in adjacent parking lots.<p>A scrumptious roast lamb sandwich, for example, was sold to me a …

Celebrity Chefs

Hail to The Hemperor, Lordly Mascot of New Belgium’s ‘Dankest Ale in the World’

The Hemperor is a totally chill, regal-looking dude with a leafy crown, a statement necklace and a bushy mustache. He’s the very definition of a …

Advertising Industry

How Ballast Point, once one of the fastest-growing craft breweries, lost its mojo — and how it might get it back

When Constellation Brands bought Ballast Point for $1 billion in 2015, it was buying one of the fastest-growing craft breweries in the country.<p>Ballast Point has plummeted back to earth after its meteoric rise, though, a sales decline that reflects early missteps after the merger and the slowing …

Beer

Packaging innovation: Oskar Blues to shrink-wrap its 24-can variety cases

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., is collaborating with Oskar Blues Brewery along with plastics …

Beer

Han Solo Cups are very real & might be the most genius Star Wars branding ever

Since Disney purchased Star Wars, you might have noticed a massive jump in movie-related branding.<p>Some make perfect sense. Columbia recently released …

Star Wars

Podcast Episode #32: Rodenbach’s Rudi Ghequire: Tradition, Time, and What’s Wrong With Some of Today’s Sour Beers

SUBSCRIBE<p>Balance in beer can mean different things for different people. Rudi Ghequire, the brewmaster of Rodenbach recently sat down with senior …

Time I

Make Your Best Gose

It's a strange and misunderstood style of beer, which makes it all the more remarkable that Gose has had the kind of resurgence that it has!<p>Nearly …

Flavors

Should You Self-Distribute?

Finding that happy-medium of making a good margin off a product outside your taproom can be a quandary, especially when factoring in the aspects of …

Beer

The next blockchain revolution? Crypto-powered beer vending machines

As everyone’s still trying to explain to their parents what blockchain is, crypto technologies are swiftly moving along, engulfing every piece of our …

Blockchain

The Colorado Couple Saving Beer from Climate Change

With their Save the Beer tour, Dan and Virginia Carreno add a suds-y twist to their mission of combating climate change.The post The Colorado Couple …

Beer

7 Cities and the Beers that Characterize Them

If you’re like me and turn any vacation, work trip, or other travel into a beercation, here’s a place to start: Try the local beers chosen here to …

Beer

Golden Road Is Quickly Learning They Aren’t the King When it Comes to Sacramento

This is a guest opinion editorial submitted by Rebecca Wilkie, a beer and spirits marketing professional in the Sacramento area....<br>read postThe post …

Beer

Big Beer Wants Uniformity, Not Unity

This is a guest submitted opinion editorial by long time reader and industry member Scott Metzger. If you are interested...<br>read postThe post Big Beer …

Beer

19 Craft Breweries Worth Going Out of Your Way For

Whether they're a significant journey from any major city or just in a quieter part of town, these road-trip worthy breweries are destinations in …

Beer

Ultimate Brewery Tour of the U.S., According to Science

Nathan Yau of the blog Flowing Data recently used a technique known as “genetic algorithms” to calculate the fastest way to visit the 70 highest …

Algorithms

Craft Beer and Heavy Metal Go Together Like Long Hair and Leather Jackets

3 minute Read<p>“It almost seems stereotypical, a bunch of guys who like heavy metal and beer,” Tony Bellis, co-founder of the Kings County Brewers …

Beer

Texas added more red tape to its arcane beer regulations, and craft brewers are hurting

If you're confused by recent proclamations by beer wholesaler trade groups that "Texas craft beer is thriving because of good regulation," you should …

Beer

Sequoia Capital Places Quenching Bet On India's Own Craft Beer Revolution

“You don’t want to be seen with beers your dad’s drinking,” says the founder of Indian homegrown micro brew Bira 91. A craft beer lover himself, Ankur Jain recalls discovering flavourful brews when he worked a stone’s throw away from New York’s Brooklyn Brewery nearly two decades ago.<p>After selling …

Beer

The Return of the Refillable Beer Bottle

Oregon is launching the nation’s first statewide reusable beer bottle program.<p>Oregon has always been ahead of the craft beer curve. Portland was …

Beer

This Palestinian Brewery Is Resisting Military Occupation, One Beer at a Time

“I don’t think that any brewery in the world has ever had to take beer through checkpoints on a donkey."<p>It was the year 2000 and the Second Intifada was underway. It was nearly impossible for people to cross short distances between cities and villages in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, let …

Israel

State of the Industry Recap from the Craft Brewers Conference

Over 14,000 industry members of all stripes, colors and sizes descended on Nashville last week for the Craft Brewers Conference, the annual …

Victorian Era

Exclusive: South African farmers take AB InBev to competition watchdog

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Farmers in South Africa have filed a complaint with the country's competition watchdog about Anheuser-Busch InBev's <ABI.BR> decision to change its pricing formula for buying malt barley, a key ingredient in beer making.<p>The farmers lobby group Grain South Africa believes AB …

South Africa

This Year's World Beer Cup Winners Include Brews from Panama and Taiwan

A record 66 countries entered the biennial "Olympics of beer."<p>Though the annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF) might be the most recognizable …

Craft Beer

How the craft brewing industry is leading the political revolution

If there are two statements that can unite Americans in 2018, they are the following: the American political landscape is the worst it’s been in …

Beer

Stone Brewing’s Napa Outpost Opens in an Historic Building This Sunday

Since 2016, big news has been brewing in Napa and the wait is finally over. Just in time for BottleRock Napa Valley, the famed Stone Brewing of San Diego is opening its Napa location inside a 10,000 square foot, 141-year-old stone building on the Napa River.<p>Formerly a grocery and feed store, a …

Stone Brewing