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USB to offer Hooper’s Hooch “Red Brew”

USB to offer Hooper’s Hooch “Red Brew” – Brief Article United States Beverage of Stamford, CT, has announced the debut of Hooper’s Hooch Red Brew during May and June through the Eastern, Central and Southern regions of the U.S. The company says that the 300% growth rate for Hooper’s lemon and orange brews led to […]

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Maris workers admit to selling expired beer – Anheuser-Busch Inc. versus Maris Distributing Co

Maris workers admit to selling expired beer – Anheuser-Busch Inc. versus Maris Distributing Co – Brief Article A number of former Mans Distributing employees were brought to the stand last week, during the second week of Anheuser’s defense phase in the Maris v. A-B case. These exMaris employees spoke about problems at the distributorship and […]

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Half Pipe porter

Half Pipe porter – Brief Article Half Pipe Porter from full Sail Brewing Co. of Hood River, OR will be sold through March in six-packs. The beer was developed by Full Sail brewmaster John Harris, and is brewed in the brown porter style. “I think Half Pipe is a flawless balance of caramel and chocolate […]

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Hudepohl selling its beer business to Royal

Hudepohl selling its beer business to Royal – Hudepohl-Schoenling sells name and beer brands to Royal Brewing LLC Hudepohl-Schoenling, the last link to Cincinnati’s beer brewing heritage, is selling its name and beer brands to a newly formed company, officials announced Wednesday. Royal Brewing LLC has agreed to acquire Hudepohl-Schoenling’s beer division. Terms were not […]

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Prez likes Ubu Ale

Prez likes Ubu Ale AP–Talk about a presidential order. Christopher Ericson, owner of The Lake Placid Pub & Brewery, of Lake Placid, NY, has taken three for the brewery’s Ubu Ale in as many months. One came from President Bill Clinton’s staff during the chief executives birthday weekend holiday here in August; another from Washington, […]

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Anheuser plans to continue price hikes

Anheuser plans to continue price hikes The summer selling season is winding down, and beer volume has been hurt by a variety of factors, including continued interest in low carb diets, sporadic cool weather, and the resurgence of spirits. Supply is high, demand is down–but brewers are still raising prices. In some industries, this would […]

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Boston Beer Co. will launch year-round “honey porter.”

Boston Beer Co. will launch year-round “honey porter.” – Boston Beer Co. L.P.; new beer brand The Boston Beer Co. will launch the eleventh brand in the Samuel Adams brand “family” when it introduces Samuel Adams Honey Porter this spring. This newest brand will be produced year-round, joining Samuel Adams Boston Lager, Boston Ale, Cream […]

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Modelo plans to build new brewery – Grupo Modelo wants to build a new brewery

Modelo plans to build new brewery – Grupo Modelo wants to build a new brewery – Brief Article Grupo Modelo said it is looking to build a new brewery, probably in the Pacific coastal state of Colima. Government officials in Colima said Modelo plans to spend $1.5 billion over five years there to create Latin […]

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Genesee Brewery chief John Wehle Jr. dead at 53 after long bout with cancer

Genesee Brewery chief John Wehle Jr. dead at 53 after long bout with cancer – Brief Article John Wehle Jr., chairman of the Genesee Brewing Company, is dead at age 53 after a lengthy battle with lung cancer. Mr. Wehle died on Friday, March 10th. Wehle had maintained his family brewing company as a strong […]

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Jack Daniels Hard Cola to debut this summer

Jack Daniels Hard Cola to debut this summer – Brief Article Brown-Forman Beverage Co. and Miller Brewing Company have announced more details about the Jack Daniel’s flavored malt beverage they will introduce this summer in the U.S. It will make its debut in some markets in July, and will be national by September, the companies […]