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.
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.
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.