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Fuller’s Reg Drury dies

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Reg Drury, the longtime leader of Fuller’s brewing and operations team in London, has died. In the final years before he retired in 1999 and later as an ambassador for Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C. Drury was well known to American brewers and played a key educational role in the growing craft movement. He was […]

Karl Ockert to oversee brewing at Deschutes

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Deschutes Brewery has announced hiring of Karl Ockert as Director of Brewery Operations. A press release states hewill use his 30-plus years experience in the brewing industry to oversee and guide all functions and activities related to brewing, cellaring, packaging, safety, continuous improvement, maintenance and quality control. Ockert, who spent a total of two decades […]

Brooklyn, Carlsberg to partner with Norwegian brewery

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Brooklyn Brewery and Denmark’s Carlsberg have announced another brewing collaboration, this time with Ringnes in Norway. The three companies will a new brewery with pub, restaurant, conference facilities and visitor center established at the existing Ringnes E.C. Dahls brewery site in Trondheim, Norway. The brewery will produce both popular local Dahls beer and new beers […]

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 […]