Deschutes had a tough 2018.

If Texas brewers and distributors can agree on long-fought-about legislation, maybe the Dems and Repubs can avoid another shutdown. Let’s hope.

Heineken issued its full year results in the wee hours this morning, and with it we got a little detail on how Lagunitas finished out the year.

The latest name seeking to make a big splash in the hard kombucha scene?

If Bud Light opened a can of worms with its Super Bowl ads needling Coors Light and Miller Lite for use of corn syrup, Jim Koch is opening the lid real wide to ponder the aftermath for the entire beer industry.

Few states are tacking on breweries like New Hampshire.

Craft’s first report card from IRI in 2019 ain’t too shabby. Total craft dollars and volume are up 5% and 4%, respectively, for the latest four weeks to January 27 in IRI’s multi-outlet and convenience channel.

Today’s issue has a major theme: Well-known regional brewers adding cider to their lineups.

The excise tax relief that our nation’s breweries, distilleries, wineries, and cideries currently enjoy, thanks to Congress passing the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act in December 2017, is set to expire as soon as 2020 rolls around.

Unbeknownst to some, New Belgium has spent the past couple of years meeting with Canadian brewers in hopes of finding a partner that can produce its flagship brew, Fat Tire Amber Ale, up north. Today, the Fort Collins-based company announced that they’ve found their brewer.

At our Beer Industry Summit last week, two dealmakers said that there’s still room for creative craft deals in key geographies. Besides that, the topic of the day was health and wellness trends.

Ipswich Ale Brewery — a 27-year-old brewery out of Ipswich, MA — took to its website today to announce its partnership with Newburyport Brewing — a six-year-old brewer out of Newburyport, MA.

Can hard seltzer bank on the local trend? One brewer seems to think so. CANarchy-owned Perrin Brewing has just announced the launch of a hard seltzer for the Michigan market.

The craft panel at our 16th annual Beer Industry Summit made it abundantly clear that craft ain’t dead. When confronted with the question “is craft dead?” our panelists ” Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione, Firestone Walker co-founder David Walker, and Founders co-founder Mike Stevens ” responded with answers that ran from “no way” to “hell no.” From their point of view, it’s hard to disagree.

Care to know Jim Koch’s definition of beer? What about his current outlook on craft? Or why he’s not fond of acquiring another business? We grabbed all those answers and more, during our 16th annual Beer Industry Summit where the Boston Beer founder took the stage.