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With industry conferences and gatherings put on indefinite hold, webinars, podcasts and other virtual platforms are becoming widely available to industry members. ProBrewer has posted a dedicated resource site to list the many virtual events that are taking place to help brewers and others in the industry.
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Big Ditch Brewing in Buffalo New York is not letting a pandemic or deep recession slow their plans to grow. The company just received $1.9 million in tax breaks from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to move forward with a new facility in nearby Cheektowaga that will have a 50,000 barrel capacity brewery, a taproom and dining area.
With San Diego County coronavirus numbers under legal guidelines, San Diego breweries have been able to start reopening. As the largest metro area in California to enter that phase, and one of the most brewery dense metro areas in the country, it will be interesting to watch.
Reopening breweries must follow a long list of social distancing and sanitary guidelines. Including reduced capacity, face masks, a strict cleaning regimen, and they must sell “a meal” with every beer purchase. Breweries like Green Flash and Alesmith have reopened, others like Modern Times have yet to reopen. Hit the jump to see some of the social media from San Diego breweries discussing reopening.
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- Modest Growth Predicted for Brewers that Prepare Now for Post-Pandemic
- House Passes Major Extension of PPP
- Temporary Regulatory Relief May Become Permanent in Some States
- Brewing Professor Michael Lewis Looks at the Microbial World in the C-19 Age