Archive for December, 2014

Homebrewers Association gives Obama lifetime membership

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

The American Homebrewers Association has given special lifetime gift memberships to President Obama and outgoing White House chef Sam Kass. The president made history when he purchased a homebrewing kit and — along with Kass — headed the effort to brew White House Honey Ale, the first beer known to have been brewed in the […]

Founders Brewing sells 30% share to Spanish brewery

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Founders Brewing Co. in Michigan, one of the fastest growing breweries in the country, has announced a partnership with Mahou San Miguel. The Spanish brewery will take a 30 percent stake in Founders. A press release stated that the partnership “will help Founders grow through Mahou’s international distribution network to access the emerging craft beer […]

2014 craft beer in review

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

The numbers are in from the Brewers Association in Colorado. “It’s remarkable to see how beer has evolved in the past century. Year over year we’re seeing tremendous growth in the craft beer sector and 2014 proved that craft beer is moving into the mainstream,” Bart Watson, BA chief economist said for a press release. […]