Brewbound Industry News

Goldman Sachs: Hard Seltzers Gaining Shelf Space in C-Stores; 90% Seltzer Growth Forecasted in 2021

Hard seltzers will be receiving more shelf space in convenience stores, according to Goldman Sachs analyst Bonnie Herzog’s latest “Beverage Bytes” survey of convenience store beverage buyers (representing 30,000 retail locations, or about 20% of the c-store channel).

Brewers Association Reports Revenue Declined 64.9% in 2020

The Brewers Association (BA) ended 2020 with an operational net loss of $3.5 million, according to its 2020 stewardship report, which the organization released today. “No one was immune to hardship in 2020, including the Brewers Association,” president and CEO Bob Pease wrote in a note opening the report.

Halyard Brewing Releases Hard Ginger Beer

Halyard Brewing Co. in Burlington, Vermont is reviving the lost art of alcoholic ginger beer, now offering its American craft ginger beer throughout the U.S. in naturally gluten free, low sugar and delicious flavors like The Breeze with hibiscus and fresh lime; Nicole’s Extra with fresh ginger heat + island aromatics; and the shandy-inspiredVolcano Juice with organic lemons.  

Bench Brewing Company Earns B Corp Certification

Bench Brewing Company is very proud to announce that it has just become a Certified B Corporation (B Corp), joining a global group of companies that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal responsibility.

Molson Coors Makes Equity Investment in TRU Colors Brewery

Molson Coors Beverage Company announced today that it will make an equity investment in TRU Colors Brewery, a Wilmington, North Carolina-based craft brewery with a mission to end street violence.

Vita Frute Launches Original Mix 12-Pack and Blood Orange Flavor for Spring

Vita Frute Vodka Soda is providing cool adult refreshment with its new original mix 12-pack featuring the latest Vita Frute flavor, Blood Orange.

Sparkling Ice Taps Gymnast Gabby Douglas for Cheers to Heroes Campaign

Talking Rain Beverage Company®, the maker of Sparkling Ice® beverages, is proud to announce the second annual Cheers to Heroes campaign to honor and celebrate America’s everyday heroes. To kick off this year’s campaign, the Sparkling Ice brand is teaming up with one of America’s favorite hometown heroes, 3x Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas.

Nigerian Beer Brand Star Lager Announces US Expansion

tar Lager Beer, established in Nigeria in 1949 announces the brand’s expansion into the U.S. market. The beer has been a staple brew in Africa for over 70 years and has rooted itself as a beer of Kings.

DC Brau Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Special Series of First Flagship Beer 

To start, the brewery is paying tribute to its inaugural beer with a special series of The Public. Each month, the brew team will experiment with the original recipe, substituting the singular hop variety from month to month throughout the year.

Cincinnati’s Karrikin Spirits Cans Strawberry Jalapeno Margarita

Paying homage to a long time taproom cocktail menu staple, Karrikin Spirits Company is taking inspiration from a best-selling cocktail and turning it into a sparkling spirit.

Eventide Brewing Launches Cosmic Daydream Hazy IPA

Eventide Brewing is sending beer lovers’ taste buds to the cosmos with Cosmic Daydream (ABV: 6.7% | IBU: 45 | SRM: 4), the brewery’s newest market release that’s hitting retailers and restaurants now. 

BrewMonday Offers Remote Monitoring and Batch Tracking for Your Brew

With BrewMonday, any homebrewer can now drop a Tilt Hydrometer in their fermenter, track temperature and gravity from anywhere, and monitor the progress on the web or mobile device.

67 Degrees Releases Hop’n Lockstep IPA to Raise Funds for Massachusetts Immigration & Refugee Advocacy Coalition

Beginning on April 14th, the local MA establishments will debut an exclusive beer line in which $4 per pint will be donated to the Massachusetts Immigration & Refugee Advocacy Coalition to support the protection and integration of immigrants and refugees into our community.

The Bruery Announces Next Virtual Happy Hour: All Things Barrel-Aging and Blending

The Bruery is excited to announce its next Virtual Happy Hour, focused on all things barrel-aging and blending, and this time they are bringing some friends along!

Portland Cider Co. Hires New VP of Sales

Portland Cider Co., a family-owned cidery with two Portland-area taprooms, has announced the addition of Jared Moe to their team as vice president of sales. 

Yuengling Launches Camo Lager Cans as Part of of Stars & Stripes Program

D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., America’s Oldest Brewery®, announced today the rollout of its limited-edition camouflage cans in partnership with military veteran nonprofit Team Red White & Blue (Team RWB) as part of itsStars & Stripes program.

Lawson’s Finest Liquids Unveils New Solar Project as Earth Day Approaches

Lawson’s Finest Liquids is celebrating Earth Day a few days early this year, unveiling plans on Thursday for a 495-module solar canopy at its brewery and taproom in Waitsfield, Vermont.

Monday Night Releases Taco Tuesday Mexican-Style Lager

Monday Night Brewing releases Taco Tuesday across Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama this week.

Left Hand Brewing Company to Release Sinister Malt Whiskey in Partnership with Foundry Distilling Co.

Left Hand Brewing Company, one of the original pioneers in craft brewing, is proud to release Sinister Malt Whiskey in partnership with Foundry Distilling Co.

Mast Landing Brewing to Open 2nd Tasting Room at Freeport Crossing in Maine

Mast Landing Brewing Company will open a multidimensional, 11,000 square foot space at WS Development’s Freeport Crossing this Summer, 2021.