Beer News

Volume and Sales Significantly Outpaced the Overall Market in 2012 Boulder, CO • March 18, 2013— The Brewers Association (BA), the trade association representing small and independent American brewers, today released 2012 data on U.S. craft brewing1 growth. In a year when the total U.S. beer market grew by one percent, craft brewers saw a 15 percent rise in volume2 and a 17 percent increase in dollar growth, representing a total barrel increase of almost 1.8 million.
Tuesday, 29 January 2013 10:35

Brewers Association Launches KegReturn.com

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Boulder, CO • January 28, 2013 – The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American craft brewers—today launched KegReturn.com, a site that provides tools to help consumers, homebrewers, retailers, wholesalers, brewers and scrap yards redirect kegs back to the breweries that own the kegs.
Press Release: (Athens, GA) – Terrapin Beer Company announced its 2013 schedule on Friday. —------------ 2013 is set to be a big year for Athens, GA-based brewery Terrapin Beer Co. The installation of a new 100 BBL brewhouse is completed and the brew schedule is bursting with 24 beers in the works. Among these 24 are a few new appearances along with some new packaging options on both new and current brands. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in the next few months.
(Minneapolis, MN) – Surly Brewing Company founder, Omar Ansari, joined Minnesota Public Radio in late November to chat about a number of topics related to the beer market both on a national level and a local level.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Terry Usry Phone: 720.490.6837 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: www.breckbrew.com Facebook: Breckenridge Brewery of Colorado Twitter: @BreckBrew Denver, CO – December 13, 2012 – Breckenridge Brewery pokes more fun at the advertising tactics of large U.S. breweries with four new spoofs in its series, "Truth in Beervertising." The series, starring the brewery's own employees for on- and off-camera talent, now has ten spoofs in its portfolio. Todd Thibault, Director of Marketing for Breckenridge Brewery, expounds, "The entire staff has a blast making these videos. I think viewers enjoy the harmless fun we poke at all of us in the business of beer. I can't wait to make the next set!"
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 17:24

FIRESTONE WALKER IPAs MAKE EUROPEANS HOPPY

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Double Jack IPA Earns Top Consumer Honors at European Beer Star Competition; Union Jack IPA Also Wins Gold Medal Paso Robles, CA—European beer enthusiasts cast their vote in favor of American hops as Firestone Walker's Double Jack IPA was named the “Consumer Favourite Gold” for top honors at the European Beer Star competition.
Longmont, Colo –Craft beer in-a-can pioneers Oskar Blues Brewery and SKA Brewing have come together to create a CANlaboration beer to celebrate the 10 Year CANiversary of Dale’s Pale Ale. The Smoked IPA, “oSKAr the G’Rauch”, is the first official brewing collaboration between the two breweries that share much of the same Colorado lifestyle. Hell, you can’t spell Oskar without Ska.
Press Release: (Dover, DE) – The Dominion Brewing Co. will awaken Morning Glory, a full-bodied espresso stout, on November 15, 2012.
Brewing Team Collaborates with Local Winemakers to Blend “XVI”; Composed of Eight Distinct Beers Aged in Bourbon, Brandy and Tequila Barrels
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Contact: TerryUsryCell: 720.490.6837E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. : www.breckbrew.comFacebook: Breckenridge Brewery of ColoradoTwitter: BreckBrewDenver, CO – October 12, 2012 - Breckenridge Brewery of Colorado recently hosted other Colorado craft brewers to jointly brew a special beer, sponsored by the Colorado Brewers Guild, created specifically for this week's Great American Beer Festival. The result: "Porter's Pride," an imperial porter brewed with 200 pounds of dark chocolate from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. “What makes this beer unique,” says Steve Kurowski, Marketing Director for the Guild, “is that it was brewed by brewers for brewers.”
Press Release:(Atlanta, GA) – SweetWater Brewing Company, the folks who make 420 Extra Pale Ale, is excited to announce their expansion into Tampa and Orlando this fall. Known for their West Coast style of hoppy, aggressive, unpasteurized, and incredibly fresh ales, SweetWater will be kicking off their arrival with their flagship pale ale – SweetWater 420 – on draft at select bars, pubs and restaurants throughout the area.