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Rahr Malting plans major expansion

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has awarded $610,000 in Job Creation Fund resources to Rahr Malting Corp., which will help the Minnesota company to begin its $68 million expansion and addition of 28 full-time employees. Rahr Corp.’s expansion plans include the construction of a malt house, pilot brewery and technical center, maintenance […]

Brew Hub to make Toppling Goliath beers

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Toppling Goliath, an Iowa brewery that makes bold-flavored beers highly pursued by beer enthusiasts across the country, has become the latest to strike a deal to have a portion of its beer made by Brew Hub. Brew Hub was founded in 2012 in St. Louis and is building a network of five breweries across the […]

Abita first partner for Enjoy Beer

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Abita Brewing in Louisiana has signed on as the founding brewery partner of Enjoy Beer, a new enterprise created to provide resources on a national scale to a select group of top independent U.S. craft brewers. Harpoon Brewery co-founder Richard Doyle, who last year sold his stake in the Boston brewery, created Enjoy Beer. A […]

CEO, New Belgium donate $1 million to Colorado State

Monday, April 6th, 2015

New Belgium Brewing and CEO Kim Jordan will donate $1 million to Colorado State University that will update and renovate facilities housing the university’s Fermentation Science and Technology program. Jordan will personally give $500,000 to the project and the remaining $500,000 will be allocated over five years through New Belgium’s philanthropy program. The gifts will […]

Royals’ stadium upgrades beer lineup

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

The Craft & Draft experience has replaced the .390 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, where the Kansas City Royals play their home games. The new space is the result of an expanded partnership with Boulevard Brewing Company and their wholesaler, Central States Beverage. “We’re excited to be joining with the Royals and Central States […]

Brewers Association lists 50 largest craft breweries

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

The Brewers Association has released ts annual lists of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the United States. Because the BA rewrote its definition of what constitutes a craft brewery last March, Boston Beer Co. was bumped from the top spot by Yuengling. “The companies on this list include the vanguard of […]

Worldwide thirst for American craft beer grows

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

The Brewers Association reports that exports of craft beer increased almost 36% in 2014 as brewers shipped 383,422 31-gallon barrels valued at an estimated $99.7 million. In 2014, the fastest growing markets were Brazil, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom. The strongest growth was found in Brazil, which was up 63.9%; Asia-Pacific region (excluding […]