March 15, 2011
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ANNUAL ‘OPENING TAP’ CELEBRATION TO KICK OFF PHILLY BEER WEEK 2011 IN SIGNATURE STYLE
PHILADELPHIA, PA – The fourth-annual Philly Beer Week (PBW) 2011 will kick off on Friday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m., in the spectacular Independence Visitor Center (6th and Market Streets) with the Opening Tap, a celebration honoring the wide array of regional brewers and breweries whose beer helps make Philadelphia “the best beer-drinking city in America.”
Boulder, CO (March 2011) - The Brewers Association, the trade association representing the majority of U.S. brewing companies, today released 2010 data on the U.S. craft brewing industry. Small and independent craft brewers1 saw volume2 increase 11 percent and retail sales dollars increase 12 percent over 2009, representing a growth of over 1 million barrels (31 gallons per U.S. barrel), equal to more than 14 million new craft cases.
(Los Angeles, CA) – Community activists, forward-thinking elected officials, innovative researchers, sustainable businesses, cutting edge green technologies and a young eco-activist are among the honorees to be recognized today at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 12th annual Environmental Awards Ceremony held in downtown Los Angeles, Calif.
Denver, CO - December 1, 2010 - Breckenridge Holding Company, the owner and operator of the Breckenridge Brewery and other food and beverage concepts, announces plans to enter into a 50/50 joint venture agreement with Wynkoop Holdings, Inc., the Denver-based owner of seven brewpubs and restaurants located in Denver and Colorado Springs.
Paso Robles, CA (Nov 2010) - In the tradition of innovation in brewing, Firestone Walker Brewing Co. created their "Anniversary Series" to make and blend a variety of barrel aged beers. The program saw its first finished product in 2006 with the release of '10', which marked the company's 10th anniversary.
Bend, Oregon craft brewery's Festive Winter Ale will be available to consumers in September
DOWNINGTOWN, PA - Victory Brewing Company continues to grow as consumer preference for craft beer exhibits strengthening momentum.
Paso Robles, CA (March 2010) - Firestone Walker Brewing Company announced the upcoming release of a seasonal beer called Solace. This is the brewery's first bottled release of a seasonal ale.