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Florida Wholesalers, Brewers Picking up the Pieces after Hurricane Irma

Watertown MA, Sep. 14, 2017 — Florida beer wholesalers and brewers are attempting to return to work in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which wreaked havoc on the state and has left millions of residents without power.

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By |September 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Legal cannabis might be cramping beer sales but not craft beer, says C2G report

Cincinnati OH, Sep. 13, 2017 — Over the last decade, the beer category has experienced significant market share decline as consumers shift some beer consumption to wine, spirits, and now, where legal, cannabis. We know there’s a lot of, ahem, smoke being blown about the impact legal weed is or isn’t having on beer sales, […]

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

Are IPAs giving you man boobs? How do phytoestrogens in hops affect humans?

Cincinnati OH, Sep. 12, 2017 — Just in case you weren’t feeling particularly chubby or self-conscious this Tuesday morning, I thought we could take a second to discuss moobs. Articles on man boobs and beer consumption pop up every few months or so — like “The disturbing side-effect of drinking craft beer” — contending that […]

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

Florida Breweries Survey Damage after Hurricane Irma

Boulder CO, Sep. 12, 2017 — Hurricane Irma has left Florida a mess. Electricity is out for more than 13 million Floridians as of Tuesday and gas is running low — a pain point not only for people who stayed but also for evacuees itching to get home.

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

Australians are suddenly drinking more beer

Sydney AU, Sep. 11, 2017 — The amount of alcohol consumed per person in Australia has increased for the first time in nine years, according to analysis of official data by industry research house IBISWorld. And the reasons is that we’re drinking more beer, much of it craft beer.

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By |September 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Anheuser-Busch lays off 380 employees from its craft, imports High End division

Cincinnati OH, Sep. 8, 2017 — When you buy lots of stuff, inevitably you realize you don’t need a lot of the old stuff you had. When you work for a company, sadly, sometimes that stuff isn’t stuff at all — it’s people.

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

The 19 Types of Beer Snobs, Ranked by Obnoxiousness

New York NY, Sep. 8, 2017 — As craft beer has grown from a scrappy upstart confined to a few regions to a huge industry with a major presence in every state, beer snobbery has grown up along with it. However, not all forms of snobbery are created equal — some are mildly amusing, others […]

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

Business Insider argument is totally flawed, majority of people consider craft brewer independence ‘important’

Cincinnati OH, Sep. 7, 2017 — This headline pooped (sic) up on my Google alerts via Business Insider: “Craft beer’s argument for not selling out is totally flawed — and it’s great news for Anheuser-Busch and Heineken.” It’s a short article by Kate Taylor, and while Taylor is probably a perfectly nice humanoid, her argument […]

By |September 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The Ultimate Guide to GABF 2017 (The Great American Beer Festival)

Heading to Colorado for the greatest beer festival in the history of beer? Here’s our guide to making the most of your trip—breweries, bars, and bottle shops to visit, tips for surviving the crowds, and how to navigate the festival like a pro…
Fort Collins CO, Sep. 7, 2017 — For many in the beer industry, […]

By |September 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Beer stats: The economic impact of the beer industry, national and by state

Cincinnati OH, Sep. 6, 2017 — Labor Day has come and gone, which means it’s time to get off the couch and get back to greasing that economic engine. And there are few better at turning those gears (I don’t know how engines work) than those in the beer industry. An economic study jointly commissioned […]

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