Matthew McLaughlin

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Brewconomy: North Carolina’s $1.3 Billion Craft Beer Industry

I think it’s hard—nay, impossible—not to wax romantic about the current state of craft beer. And I’m trying not just saying that as someone involved …

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Big Beer swallows another craft brewer

Big Beer has found itself another craft brewer to buy. On Thursday, MillerCoors said it is purchasing a majority stake in Saint Archer Brewing …

Heineken buys 50 percent stake in U.S. craft beer maker Lagunitas

(Reuters) - Dutch brewing company Heineken NV (HEIN.AS) has bought a 50 percent stake in U.S.-based beer maker Lagunitas Brewing Co to expand into the craft beer industry.<p>A bottle of Heineken beer is seen in ice in Singapore May 10, 2012. REUTERS/Matthew Lee<p>Lagunitas, whose brands include the …

TABC Deems Crowlers Illegal for Retail Beer to Go [UPDATED]

Fullelove knew he was going to have a problem when TABC told Austin-based Cuvee Coffee Bar to stop putting beer in crowlers. Since Fullelove also …

Beer

Yet another great thing beer can do: Revitalize an entire Midwestern city

Thirty years ago, most people in the area of Grand Rapids, Michigan, steered clear of its desolate downtown. Back then, residents lived in the outlying residential neighborhoods, a suburban sprawl supported by endless strip malls and IHOPs.<p>But downtown Grand Rapids has become home to a daily local …

New brewery highlights Charlotte's growing craft beer industry

Loading...<p><b>CHARLOTTE, N.C.</b> - One of Charlotte’s largest breweries, NoDa Brewing Company, is set to open its new location on North Tryon Street next …

Is the Craft Beer Bubble about to Burst in Texas?

<b>Short Answer:</b> Doubtful!<p>Long Answer: Keep reading!<p>Brewery Saturation in the Texas brewery market<p>It seems to be an ongoing trend lately for people to …

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Houston's craft beer scene on the rise, according to Brewer's Association - Houston Business Journal

I've been writing left and right about new breweries coming up in the Houston area, ranging from Holler Brewing in the First Ward to SpindleTap …

Charleston's craft beer scene emerges after late start

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Although Charleston is known for its Low Country cuisine, such as shrimp and grits, oysters, she-crab soup and corn pudding, a kind of renaissance has been emerging in this charming Southern city: the growing popularity of craft beer breweries and micro-breweries.<p>It's been a slow …

Infamous Austin craft brewery expands with hoppy new partnership

North Texas gets a taste of Austin with an innovative new partnership between two small but well-regarded craft breweries. Austin-based Infamous …

Charlotte’s craft beer scene among nation’s fastest growing - Charlotte Business Journal

By Jennifer Thomas <br>– Staff Writer, Charlotte Business Journal<p>Aug 10, 2015, 5:36am EDT<p>Charlotte is one of 10 cities nationwide where craft beer …

Devils Backbone Brewing Co., Virginia's largest craft brewery, extends distribution into North Carolina - Charlotte Business Journal

Devils Backbone Brewing Co., a craft brewery that's grown to Virginia's largest within the last seven years, will be taking over taps around North …

N.C. craft beer industry now tops in the South

Want to make people in North Carolina’s craft-beer world laugh? Tell them this:<p>In 2005, when the North Carolina legislature was considering a bill …

Wasserhund brewery brings German lagers to Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH Behind every good beer, there’s a story. The Wasserhund Brewing Company story starts in a small apartment in Northern Virginia, …

America's 20 best cities for beer drinkers

Today's drinkers become more educated by the day, and the breadth of choices available to them has never been so extensive. This is great for beer lovers (and beneficial on the supply side as well), as a high-quality product created by friendly, local brewers gets consumers to open their wallets a …

Craft brewery launches new beer that celebrates Houston's quirkiest and most popular parade

One of the most enduring aspects of craft beer's rise in popularity has been the growth in appreciation for the India Pale Ale style. Known as IPAs, …

Award-winning craft distillery taking big steps to grow

NASHVILLE — Riding high on the success of its innovative spirits, Corsair Distillery has major expansion plans in the works.<p>The 7-year-old company — which produces handcrafted, small-batch spirits and has emerged as a national leader in the craft spirits market — plans to open an 11,000-square-foot …

Here's how massive the American beer industry has become

The craft beer boom is showing no signs of slowing down. A new report from the Brewers Association, the trade group of craft brewers, shows …

This Bud's not for you: Budweiser, Bud Light sales fall

The King of Beers has lost some jewels from his crown.<p>Anheuser-Busch InBev, the owner of Budweiser and Bud Light, said Thursday that sales of its two top beers have continued to fall "in the low single digits" in the United States in the second quarter -- despite a ton of marketing for both …

The Next American Job-Creator? Beer.

Americans looking to beat the heat now have even more reasons to feel good about cracking open a cold beer.<p>According to “Beer Serves America,” a report released earlier this week by the Beer Institute and National Beer Wholesalers Association, the industry is responsible for about 1.75 million …

10 Cities Where Craft Beer Is Taking Off

NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Craft beer can grow in popularity and production as much as it likes, but it won't make a difference if it doesn't grow out …

Good People Brewing Is Alabama's Craft Beer King

Chances are, you have a friend (or a friend of a friend) who brews beer. That person is passionate about their craft, correct? Limitless knowledge, …

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New Asheville brewery plans September opening

Asheville’s famed craft beer scene gets its next player in a few weeks with the opening of the Bhramari Brewhouse just off the South Slope brewing …

​New brewery planned near Lake Oconee (SLIDESHOW) - Atlanta Business Chronicle

By Amy Wenk <br>– Staff Writer, Atlanta Business Chronicle<p>Aug 3, 2015, 2:30pm EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 3, 2015, 2:36pm EDT<p>A new brewery is planned for downtown …