Brooklyn Continues European Partnerships

Brooklyn Brewery and Denmark’s Carlsberg have announced another brewing collaboration, this time with Ringnes in Norway. The three companies will develop a new brewery with pub, restaurant, conference facilities and visitor center established at the existing Ringnes E.C. Dahls brewery site in Trondheim, Norway. The brewery will produce both popular local Dahls beer and new… Read More…

MillerCoors Sued for Blue Moon “Deception”

A class action lawsuit was filed last week in a San Diego state court alleging that MillerCoors is deceiving consumers by falsely portraying Blue Moon as “artfully crafted,” when in fact it’s brewed by a global beer company. The suite further states that the company hides the MillerCoors affiliation under various fake entities and misleads… Read More…

A Packed House! CBC 2015 Pulls in Record 11,500

A record 11,500 packed the Craft Brewers Conference in Portland, Oregon for another hugely successful annual gathering of the craft brewing tribe. Although it is no longer a surprise to break registration numbers from previous years, and no longer an unusual sight to see vendors and attendees from around the world, it is still a… Read More…

MillerCoors to Open Second Blue Moon Brewery

  “In 1995 a young brewer released a cloudy, Belgian-style wheat beer from Blue Moon Brewing Company at the SandLot, a small brewery inside Coors Field.” So states a press release that hit the news wires today. A more accurate statement would be; “in 1995, Coors Brewing Company opened up a small brewery inside Coors… Read More…

New Doyle Venture to Assist Brewers with ‘National Scale’ Capabilities

Rich Doyle, well-known industry veteran, announced today that his new venture, Enjoy Beer LLC has just picked up their first client, Abita Brewing Company. Doyle, who co-founded the Harpoon Brewery in 1986 with Dan Kenary and served as its Chief Executive Officer, left Harpoon last summer when the company became employee-owned and Kenary took over… Read More…

Crib Notes for Your 2015 CBC Adventure – Part 1

WHAT: Portland, Oregon will play host to the 32nd edition of the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® (CBC) www.CraftBrewersConference.com WHEN: April 14-17 WHERE: OREGON CONVENTION CENTER in downtown Portland. 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, (503) 235-7575, http://oregoncc.org SIMON SINEK TO KEYNOTE 2015 CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE — Leadership expert and… Read More…

Crib Notes for Your 2015 CBC Adventure – Part 2

WHAT: Portland, Oregon will play host to the 32nd edition of the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® (CBC) www.CraftBrewersConference.com WHEN: April 14-17 WHERE: OREGON CONVENTION CENTER in downtown Portland. 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, (503) 235-7575, http://oregoncc.org **SUNDAY APRIL 12** NINKASI: Eugene Hospitality Suite – 155 Blair Blvd, Eugene,… Read More…

It’s Top 50 Time!

The Brewers Association today released its annual lists of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the U.S., based on beer sales volume. Of the top 50 overall brewing companies, 42 were craft brewing companies. “The companies on this list include the vanguard of the craft industry,” said Bart Watson, chief economist, Brewers… Read More…

Oskar Blues Meets Promise to ‘Buy’

Oskar Blues Brewing Co. in Longmont, Colo. Has announced the purchase of Perrin Brewing Co. in Comstock Park. Perrin Brewing, which was founded in 2012 produced about 14,000 bbl last year and is distributed throughout Michigan. The two  breweries recently collaborated on a beer, Cornlaboration. This may not be the last acquisition for fast-growing Oskar… Read More…

Adam Dulye Named Executive Chef of BA

Adam Dulye has been named Executive Chef of the Brewers Association (BA). Dulye will use his culinary background to promote the value and compatibility of craft beer and cuisine. He will also continue to provide the culinary vision for BA events including SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience, the Farm to Table Pavilion… Read More…