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A Thirty-Year Gift

Great Lakes Brewing Company announces the creation of an ESOP in celebration of its thirtieth anniversary

Brewery and Taproom Risk Management

Proactive risk management can reduce the chances of a loss, limit the amount of damage you suffer as a result, and, in some circumstances, shift the financial burden to the responsible party.


Shmaltz Brewing Company announces the asset sale of its Clifton Park, NY brewing facility.

SingleCut Beersmiths to open SingleCut North at the location. Shmaltz to maintain all its brand ownership and sales and distribution network.

Branding & Marketing

Protecting Beer Drinkers (and Your Business) By Labeling Major Allergens

The explosion of adjunct ingredients in today’s craft beer, combined with rising rates of food allergies in the general population, makes it more important than ever to be up front with customers about what’s inside the beer you brew.


Brewery Ommegang Unveils Canning Line

The first on-site can release will be Neon Rainbows NEIPA

Taproom & Brewery

Case Study: Bierstadt Lagerhaus

The goal is an ambitious one, but not without precedent. In the same way Left Hand Brewing Co. took on (and largely beat) Guinness in its home state of Colorado, Denver’s Bierstadt Lagerhaus is aiming to take on Stella Artois in Denver.


Heavy Seas Beer Announces Tap Room Expansion

Renovations will include a new small-batch brewhouse

Branding & Marketing

Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices for Getting Social with Beer

Beer Professionals share their tips for best brewery social media practices.


Craft Beer M&A Update: Perception vs. Reality

At the start of a new year and in the midst of a turbulent, tumultuous time in the U.S. craft-beer industry, it’s a good idea to check in on some of the perceptions and realities of craft-brewery mergers and acquisitions.