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Blue Moon launches Cinnamon Horchata Ale

Beer inspired by head brewmaster’s Mexican heritage
August 1, 2014

This month, Blue Moon Brewing Co., part of Chicago-based MillerCoors’ Tenth and Blake Beer Co., is introducing Blue Moon Cinnamon Horchata Ale.


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Boston Beer Co. Q2 net revenue up 28 percent

Craft brewer plans to expand Freshest Beer Program by end of year
July 31, 2014

The Boston Beer Co. Inc., Boston, reported a net revenue increase of 28 percent to $231.6 million in the second quarter of 2014, up $50.3 million from the prior-year period.


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Beachwood Brewing Mocha Machine Imperial Coffee Chocolate Porter

July 29, 2014

Today, Beachwood Brewing will release its Mocha Machine Imperial Coffee Chocolate Porter at Beachwood BBQ in Seal Beach, Calif., and Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, Calif., in 22-ounce bottles and on draft.


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Craft beer sales surge 110 percent, Mintel reports

Market research firm estimates beer segment to reach $20 billion in 2014
July 28, 2014

New research from Chicago-based Mintel suggests that while craft beer drinkers might enjoy the big, bold flavors of their favorite artisanal brews, they also place a premium on what the beer says about them. For the 25-34 age group, which represents the segment's heaviest consumers, 70 percent say that the brand of beer says a lot about a person, and 66 percent say the style does the same. This strong sense of self has manifested itself in record sales for the craft beer industry, as Mintel estimates sales of craft beer — including craft-style offerings — will reach $20 billion in 2014, more than doubling sales of five years ago.


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Saranac Clouded Dream

July 23, 2014

Taking its Saranac White IPA to the next level, F.X. Matt Brewing Co. added Saranac Clouded Dream to its Saranac High Peaks Collection.


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Solemn Oath Brewing announces expansion

Craft brewer to add 7,000 square feet to facility
July 21, 2014

Solemn Oath Brewing announced plans to expand its Naperville, Ill.-based brewery to support its growing craft beer portfolio.


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Stone Brewing crowd-funds to support new facilities

Stone Groundbreaking Collaborations craft beers to support new U.S., German facilities
July 21, 2014

Stone Brewing Co., Escondido, Calif., is launching its first crowd-participation campaign, which it describes as “the campaign for cross-planetary brewing,” on Indiegogo. Through Aug. 16, the campaign invites fans to join Stone Brewing in “a craft beer revolution” by purchasing special collaboration beers, the purchase of which will be used to expedite the construction of the restaurant and garden components of Stone Brewing’s new facilities in Berlin and east of the Mississippi. Each of the new locations will include a production brewery, packaging and distribution operations, farm-to-table restaurant, gardens, and a retail store.


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Palletizer automation helps fuel craft beer growth

Robotic, hybrid and conventional options help handle different packaging types
July 16, 2014

When Kansas City, Mo.-based Boulevard Brewing Co., now a part of Puurs, Belgium-based Duvel Moortgat, realized that the craft brewing business it had been building since 1989 was outgrowing its infrastructure and equipment, the company knew it needed to turn to automation to support its growth.


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Honey sparks flavor trend in craft beer, spirits

Natural sweetener also offers fermentation benefits
July 16, 2014

At picnics and other outdoor events during the summer and early fall, consumers have to watch out for bees that might crawl into their unattended beverage cans.


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Rogue releases American Amber Ale in grenade cans

New packaging salutes US military
July 16, 2014

On June 1, Rogue Ales and Spirits celebrated the American armed forces with the release of its Rogue American Amber Ale in 16-ounce grenade cans.


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Crafting growth: A look into the bourgeoning craft beer market

6/25/14
Online
United States
Contact: Adam Thomas
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Peter B's Brewpub brews up its 4th Annual Monterey Beer Garden

9/27/14
Custom House Plaza (behind Portola Hotel & Spa)
Monterey, CA
United States
Contact: dara toulch

Peter B’s Brewpub, Monterey’s first craft brewery located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey, Calif., is milling, mashing and brewing up its 4th Annual Monterey Beer Garden.

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National Beer Wholesalers Association Annual Convention

9/28/14
New Orleans, LA
United States

NBWA’s Annual Convention is designed to provide valuable education programs and important networking opportunities for the beer industry.

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Great American Beer Festival

10/2/14
Denver, CO
United States

According to the “Guinness Book of World Records,” there is no other place on earth where a beer aficionado can find more beers on tap.

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Berghoff Stock Ale debut

Chicago-based Berghoff Brewery hosted a Berghoff Happy Hour to celebrate the release of its new Berghoff Stock Ale. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

Louis Glunz Beer Inc. Global Beer Expo

Louis Glunz Beer Inc., a Chicago area beer and hard cider distributor, hosted its 20th Global Beer Expo on April 14 in Rosemont, Ill. The expo enabled attendees to meet more than 50 brewers and sample more than 200 beverages sold by the distributor. (Photos by Stephanie Cernivec)

Related: Wholesaler of the Year: Louis Glunz Beer Inc.

Brunswicks Buffalo Grove VIP Preview Event

Brunswick’s Buffalo Grove and Tavern ‘45 host special guests at its VIP Preview Event on Oct. 14, 2013. The complimentary charity event benefited Clearbrook and the Special Olympics of Illinois. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

Baderbrau Beer & Bacon Dinner

Craft beer brand Baderbräu pairs its beers with bacon-infused dishes by Chef Monica Sharma at a special dinner Nov. 5, 2013, in Chicago. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

Related story: Baderbrau pairs craft beers with bacon

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Wine Riot - Chicago

Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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Crafting growth: A look into the bourgeoning craft beer market

Learn how the beer segment is performing and where it is heading, what to consider before expanding your markets and innovations that are captivating consumer audiences.

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Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.

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