Archive for March, 2011

Deschutes Brewery boosts capacity

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Deschutes Brewery this week announced that it has finalized plans to expand its brewery headquarters in Bend, Oregon. Deschutes will add five fermentation tanks to keep up with growing demand. The brewery will also remodel its tasting rooms and gift shop. “Demand is rising in our local market and among our loyal fans in the […]

Alaskan beers headed to Minnesota

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Alaskan Brewing will begin selling its beers in Minnesota in May. Original Gravity, a network of locally-owned craft distributors, to make the beer available in the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs. “We have had a lot of interest in Alaskan Brewing and so have our customers,” Original Gravity’s Hans “Hanszee” Lofgren said. “We are extremely […]

Redhook gussies up for 30th birthday

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Redhook Brewery is celebrating its 30th birthday by unveiling a new look, including bottles, labels, bottle caps and packaging. A press release states the new look is all part of Redhook’s effort to get back to its roots. “There seems to be a movement within the craft beer community where a lot of breweries are […]

Wynkoop, Breckenridge finalize joint venture

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Wynkoop Holding and Breckenridge Holding have finalized the details for their previously announced joint venture. Wynkoop Holdings is the parent company of Wynkoop Brewing Company and seven Colorado restaurants and brewpubs. Breckenridge Holding is owner and operator of Breckenridge Brewery and four Colorado brewpubs and taphouses. Many changes are already under way: * Wynkoop head […]

Samuel Adams shipments up 12% in 2010

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Boston Beer Co., brewer of the Samuel Adams beers, reported higher sales for the fourth quarter and all of 2010, although its stock was punished — the stock prices dropped 11% in after hours trading Tuesday — because it did not meet Wall Street’s expectations. Shares of Boston Beer (SAM) had more than doubled since […]