Jamie Bogner


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.

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.

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.

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

Despite the best-laid plans, some partnerships just don’t work out. Here’s how to deal with those unforeseen circumstances and separate successfully.

The (RAPIDLY) Changing Face of Craft Distribution

Jake Sauter, vice president of craft distributor Clear River Beverage in Minneapolis, sheds some light on the shifting landscape.

Infographic: Style Trends

Seltzer or stout? Here's a look at what beer styles have been on people's minds (according to Internet searches).

Labeling: When Innovation Meets Art

This isn’t the first time Brouwerij West has made our pages with their groundbreaking approach to label design and application. Here, Founder Brian Mercer shares some background on the philosophy and process behind their unique approach to can labels.

Big Results in Small Packaging

We spoke with small brewers along the spectrum, from single-fill manual packaging (crowlers, growlers) to mobile canning to owned canning lines, for this guide to getting the most from your packaging program.

Q & A: Managing Debt at Your Brewery

One of the most common causes of brewery change of control or bankruptcy is mismanaging debt. Kary Shumway, CFO of Wormtown Brewery, spoke with Jamie Bogner about ways that breweries can use debt constructively without letting that debt run the business.

Editor's Letter: A Bright Future for Craft Beer

Jamie Bogner, the Cofounder & Editorial Director the Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine® Brewing Industry Guide welcomes you to the Summer 2019 issue.