With both tequila’s and mezcal’s growth rates soaring, the agave spirits category could surpass vodka in a number of years, according to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States. While not an agave spirit, another new product from Mexico is starting to build an audience: Sotol.
Sonic Hard Seltzer — the drive-thru fast-food chain’s collaboration hard seltzer brand with Oklahoma City’s COOP Ale Works — is now available nearly statewide in 30 states as part of the spring resets.
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Leaders from Boston Beer Company and Target discussed their companies’ efforts to welcome more upstart brands into the beverage-alcohol industry during Brewbound’s first Brew Talks meetup of 2022 last week in Minneapolis during the week of the Craft Brewers Conference.
Ball Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of aluminum beverage cans, reported $1.6 billion in sales in its North and Central America beverage packaging business unit for the first quarter of 2022, a +23% increase over the same period last year.
Cincinnati legacy craft beer brands Christian Moerlein, Little Kings, and Hudepohl are changing hands once again. Cincinnati Beverage Co. (CinBev), the company formed by three former marketing and advertising executives who acquired the brands in late 2019, has been sold to another local firm whose identity has not yet been disclosed, the Cincinnati Business Courier reported
Leaders of Chicago-based Moor’s Brewing Company explained how their participation in a residency program for Black-owned breweries helped grow their fledgling business during the first Brew Talks meetup of 2022 last week in Minneapolis during the week of the Craft Brewers Conference.
Marc Sorini, general counsel for the Brewers Association (BA), and Katie Marisic, BA director of federal affairs, gave members a rundown on pending legislation and new regulations in 2022, during the Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) in Minneapolis last week.
The alignment of New Belgium and Bell’s Brewery’s distribution networks following the comapnies’ late 2021 merger is picking up steam as the rights to about 500,000 case equivalents of the Comstock, Michigan-headquartered brewery’s beer are about to change hands.
Winners of the World Beer Cup – an international beer competition organized by the Brewers Association (BA) – were announced Thursday for the first time since 2018, at the conclusion of Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) in Minneapolis.
The Brewers Association (BA) honored five industry members, including Brooklyn Brewery co-founder Steve Hindy, for their contributions in mentorship, advocacy and brewing innovation during the annual Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) this week in Minneapolis.
Long-time Anheuser-Busch InBev marketing executive Andy Goeler will retire at the end of the year after a 43-year career with the world’s largest beer maker. Plus, leadership changes at Pabst, FIFCO USA, Orpheus and the Texas Craft Brewers Guild.