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Holland, Mich.-based New Holland Brewing Co. announced a collaboration with Carhartt, a Dearborn, Mich.-based work wear brand, to brew a craft beer in honor of the clothing manufacturer’s 125th anniversary. The new brew will pay tribute to the hard-working people who wear Carhartt clothing, the companies say.
Beer and wine producers represent a growing segment of the beverage industry today. According to the Brewers Association, Boulder, Colo., the number of breweries in the United States is at a 25-year high, with this growth attributed to the popularity of craft beers across every demographic. Craft beers include those produced by small- and medium-sized breweries as well as by large, well-known producers that have introduced a wide variety of specialty artisanal beers to meet consumer demand.
After Colorado home brewer Jeff Lebesch returned from a trip across Europe on his “fat tire” mountain bike in 1989, he began brewing an amber beer called Fat Tire in the basement of his Fort Collins, Colo., home.
Radeberger Gruppe USA announced the release of Braufactum, a line of eight micro-brewed beers from Germany.
Back for its third year, Saugatuck Brewing Co.’s Neapolitan Milk Stout winter seasonal features the same taste of a dry stout with added flavors and aromas of Neapolitan ice cream but in new packaging, the company says.
According to a new analysis by the Brewers Association (BA), small and independent American craft brewers contributed $33.9 billion to the U.S. economy in 2012. This figure is derived from the total impact of beer brewed by craft brewers as it moves through the three-tier system, as well as all non-beer products that brewpub restaurants sell.
Choosing a craft beer from the wide range of brands and styles available can be difficult for the uninitiated consumer, experts note.
To promote breast cancer awareness, Sockeye Brewing partnered with Crown Beverage Packaging North America to launch its flagship Dagger Falls IPA in limited-edition pink cans.
Brewery Ommegang, a brand of Duvel Moortgat, released its second beer in a collection inspired by HBO’s “Game of Thrones” series. Take the Black Stout honors the show’s Men of the Night’s Watch, who protect the Seven Kingdoms from White Walkers and Wildlings who live beyond the Wall.
Of the more than 100 beer styles defined by the Boulder, Colo.-based Brewer’s Association (BA), seasonal craft beers tend to be the most popular, according to analysts.