Study: US Beer Industry Supports More than 2 Million Jobs

The U.S. beer industry was responsible for creating more than 2.19 million jobs that paid more than $101 billion in wages and benefits in 2018, according to a joint study released today by industry trade organizations the Beer Institute (BI) and the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA).

Brasada Ranch and Worthy Brewing Release Brasada Sunset Pale Ale

Just in time for the summer season, beer enthusiasts have a new brew to sip on in the high desert beauty of Brasada Ranch in Central Oregon. The rustic retreat debuted the Brasada Sunset Pale Ale on Thursday, May 16, created in collaboration with Worthy Brewing which is located in nearby Bend, Oregon.

Stony Creek Brewery Releases Koi Bird IPA

A Koi Fish tattoo is the muse behind Stony Creek Brewery’s iconic heron. The bold, yet graceful lines are the inspiration behind their aggressively laid-back beer. And now, Koi Bird is an exciting evolution in beer that pays tribute to this remarkable image that defines the Stony Creek Brewery brand.

The Booth Brewing Releases Make This Happen #8

(Eureka, CA)  — The Booth Brewing Co. officially launched their eighth release from their Make This Happen series in which… read post

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US Lifts Aluminum and Steel Tariffs on Canada, Mexico

Nearly a year after imposing aluminum and steel tariffs against Canada and Mexico, the Trump administration today officially lifted levies imposed upon the two longtime trade allies. Ending tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Canada and Mexico marks a significant moment for the beer industry, as about 43 percent of aluminum used by U.S. beverage companies comes from Canada, according to Washington, D.C.-based trade group the Beer Institute (BI).

Brewbound Voices: A Banker’s Take on Financing Your Brewery Expansion

How might a lender approach the funding for your brewery expansion? In many cases, it’s possible the individual underwriter will not be intimately familiar with the brewing industry, which means you must prepare your business and loan application in anticipation of facing headwinds. This column explains four financing methods for owners to consider.

Reviewed: Southern Tier Swipe Light

Official description: Swipe Light isn’t like the other basic light beers. This ale provides a complex and refined craft flavor… read post

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