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Vancouver BC, Jul. 18, 2017 — The newest trend in B.C. craft beer is old school — very old school.

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By |July 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Big beer is drinking up craft brewers

Washington DC, Jul. 15, 2017 — Earlier this week, the United Kingdom’s Society of Independent Brewers hit back at the purchase of independent craft brewery London Fields by the Carlsberg Group, one of the world’s largest brewing companies:

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By |July 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Why craft beer brands are struggling to find a place at the taps

Ultimo NSW, Jul. 13, 2017 — Ever wondered why one pub seems to be all about VB and Carlton Draught and another serves Tooheys New alongside James Boags? For beer or cider brands, the tap at a pub is as highly sought after as the eye-level shelf in a supermarket.

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By |July 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

2017 will see the lowest U.S. barley production on record

Cincinnati OH, Jul. 12, 2017 — The ups and down of ag commodities is sadly a familiar cycle for American farmers. In the last few years, barley was a bright spot on the agricultural landscape — especially with declining wheat prices. According to The Great Falls Tribune: In 2013, the crop hit record prices, with […]

By |July 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AB InBev’s ‘craft’ brands speak out against BA’s independent seal, hope you’ll drink some of their Kool-Aid already

Cincinnati OH, Jul. 10, 2017 — At the end of the day, the beer does the talking — not the label on the package. That’s a quote from Garrett Wales of 10 Barrel Brewing Co. in the video above. And nothing could be further from the truth. The fact is that some 70 percent of […]

By |July 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Craft beer in America goes flat

A slowing beer market and the might of AB InBev has small brewers worried
New York NY, Jul. 8, 2017 — July 4th is a day to celebrate American independence, first and foremost, but also to grill meat and swill beer. For American beer lovers in particular, the pint-glass runneth over in terms of choice. They […]

By |July 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Move over wine; craft beer surging for weddings

Kankakee IL, Jul. 8, 2017 — Craft Beer and weddings are a perfect match. Craft Beer continues to grow a rapid pace, and its presence in wedding receptions across the country has also continued to grow. I got married when I was 20, so I didn’t have a chance to toast an alcoholic beverage at […]

By |July 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Global gluten-free beer market to keep rising over next five years

Cincinnati OH, Jul. 6, 2017 — The gluten-free movement had all the familiar signs of a passing dietary fad, but according to a new report available on Research and Markets, gluten-free beer may be more than a novelty.

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By |July 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Budweiser-owned brewers accuse craft beer of being not ‘punk’ as beer civil war heats up

New York NY, Jun. 30, 2017 — The news that independent craft brewers have created a seal to distinguish themselves from brands owned by beer giants like Budweiser’s parent company, Anheuser-Busch InBev, is creating controversy in the beer industry.

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By |June 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Brewers Association debuts new seal to signify ‘independent breweries’

Cincinnati OH, Jun. 28, 2017 — Craft breweries have thrived as part of the counterculture, serving those who like buying local, quality, not-mass produced products. For consumers looking to make that choice in their buying decisions, the distinctions used to be fairly easy — stay away from those giant cubes in the refrigerated section and […]

By |June 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments