Archive for January, 2018

Mendocino Brewing closes historic taproom

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Mendocino Brewing Co., which has a direct link to the beginning of the American craft beer movement, will close its California taproom Saturday and the future of the brewery is in doubt. Originally located in Hopland and later relocated to Ukiah, the taproom was the first brewpub to open in California and second in the […]

Lyft-branded beer comes with ride discount

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Rideshare company Lyft is collaborating with a Chicago brewer to produce a beer that comes with a discount for future rides. Five Star Lager, made by Baderbräu Brewery, will be available only in select Chicago bars. “This is the first partnership of its kind for Lyft and we believe the combination of Baderbräu’s beer and […]

Blue Moon creator leaves MillerCoors

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Keith Villa, who wrote the recipe for Blue Moon Belgian White in 1995, is retiring from MillerCoors. “While I am stepping away and retiring from MillerCoors, this company will forever hold a special place in my heart,” Villa said via a statement. “Over the last 20 years, I have witnessed the growth of Blue Moon […]