Brewing Industry Guide

The Giga Guide to Harvesting and Re-Pitching Yeast

Whether you are just starting out or want some tips to improve your process, here is GigaYeast's brief guide to harvesting, storing, and re-pitching yeast like a pro.

Untappd Acquires Long-Running Enthusiast Site BeerAdvocate

Untappd developer Next Glass says it will improve the BeerAdvocate website and support more beer festivals.

Case Study: Anchorage Brewing

While some breweries play the local card, Anchorage Brewing’s location in a sparsely populated state—along with its focus on niche beer styles—has inspired creative ways to stoke demand and reach drinkers in lower latitudes.

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Behind the Bar: Tell Me a Story

Narratives count. Greg Engert, beer director of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group and the man behind ChurchKey, talks about the details that can help bars sell more of your beer.

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Members Only! (Join the Club)

No taproom, no distro; you just have to know. Brad Clark’s Private Press is an experiment in membership-only beer sales.

Infographic: Social Fatigue

What can social media chatter tell us about beer trends and the market? Here we chart a few metrics.

Editor’s Notebook: Seltzer and the Super Bowl

The beverage ecommerce service Drizly shares its data on what people drank during one of the year’s biggest weekends for parties and advertising.

Retirements Bring Turning Points for Veteran Brewers

Stoudts in Pennsylvania to close, Sprecher in Wisconsin gets new ownership, while Schlafly in Missouri buys a long-running brewpub.

South Texas Showdown: Bud, Bocks, and Billboards in Shiner

How one of America’s most iconic beer brands got outflanked in its own backyard by a proxy of the world’s largest beer company.

Editor's Letter: The Danger in Categorical Thinking

A few thoughts about challenging ourselves to think differently, and questioning old assumptions about beer and the industry.

Case Study: Lamplighter

With a coffee shop, brewery, taproom, and kitchen all within a 10,000-square-foot space in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lamplighter Brewing is filling a need for the local community, no matter the time of day.

BY: John Holl

Q&A: Jeffrey Stuffings of Jester King

The cofounder of the Austin, Texas, mixed-culture brewery shares thoughts on how Jester King is growing and diversifying, balancing hospitality with production, and adjusting to shifting market demands.

At a Glance: Sales Trends Going into 2020

Hard seltzer continues to sparkle; cans are set to out-fill bottles; and brewers are betting high on low-strength, low-cal, low-carb.

On-Premise: Managing Multiple Taprooms

Opening new locations that serve as satellite locations for your beers has the potential for great success.

BY: John Holl

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