Jamie Bogner

Q&A: Weathered Souls Cofounder Marcus Baskerville

The creator of the Black Is Beautiful initiative reflects on that experience as well as the intention that led to the launch of his San Antonio brewery.

Infographic: On-Premise Poised for 2021 Comeback

As bars and restaurants continue to reopen more fully and more Americans get vaccinated, we chart the welcome return of on-premise hospitality.

Infographic: The Top 50 US Craft Brewers by Volume, Visualized

The Brewers Association this week updated its annual list of the top 50 craft brewers in the United States by volume of beer produced, so we’ve updated our infographic that tracks the shifts in rankings and new arrivals each year.

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Q&A: Firestone Walker’s David Walker

Firestone Walker has experienced rapid growth over the past decade, and a driving force in that success has been the vision of cofounder David Walker. In this conversation with Jamie Bogner, he offers advice to brewers following their own trajectories.

Beyond Beer: The Art & Science of Hard Seltzer

To brew a quality product and set it apart in an increasingly crowded market, there is a lot more to know than how to ferment sugary water. Here, we lay out some specific technical considerations for brewing better hard seltzer, properly and safely.

Optimizing Beer Sales During a Pandemic—Online & On-Premise

Q: How do you increase sales despite stringent regulations for health and safety? A: Don’t think of your customers as monolithic. Instead, consider their different comfort levels, and what you can do to create compelling experiences for each.

Infographic: Customers and The Return to On-Premise

Customers’ attitudes toward returning to on-premise consumption have been in motion throughout the pandemic. From our Winter 2020 issue, here is a pre-holidays glance at some factors in those decisions.

Q&A: Denizens Brewing’s Julie Verratti on How to Engage in Politics to Help Your Business

Julie Verratti has become a sage resource for brewery operators navigating their give-and-take relationships with government. Here, she talks about building trust with lawmakers and speaking out on the measures that can help get us through the pandemic.

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Packaging Innovations: Contain Your Excitement

Tectonic shifts in buying behavior have caused a tidal wave of disruptions to packaged goods. Brewers have mostly managed to surf that wave, barely replacing lost draft volumes. Yet as consumer demand evolves, new formats offer new opportunities...

Infographic: The Brewery Tech Stack

It’s unusual to get wide visibility into the accounting, POS, communication, and e-commerce systems used by breweries, but a recent survey by Ekos offers a snapshot. Here are the takeaways.