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Google’s Most Searched For Cocktails & Beers In 2016

“It should come as no surprise that we Americans are quite fond of drinks. It turns out we also like to read about them on the internet. Whether we’re looking for a recipe, or we simply want to learn more about our favorite libations, we turn to Google to provide the answer — and Google stores the […]

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First Draft Book Bar in Phoenix, Arizona, Serves Mead

First Draft Book Bar in Phoenix, Arizona, Serves Mead

“Mead, a fermented honey drink believed to have originated as early as 6500 BCE, is mentioned in the oldest surviving poem written in the Old English language (Beowulf), and can also be seen sloshing from goblets in Game of Thrones. When Superstition Meadery started fermenting honey in Prescott in 2012, mead’s presence in Arizona was […]

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Cocktails have transformed from drinks into aphrodisiac experiences

“This is a delightfully gender-neutral exercise. My (male) date that night was given a rose-petal flute called a Red Queen (gin, sour cherry, clove, orange, champagne) while I was presumed to want a more austere White Queen (gin, lemongrass, lychee, lemon and champagne). Then I was “matched”, Bumble-like, with more drinks. My Tanqueray with lemon […]

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Tennessee Craft Distillery Popcorn Sutton Picked Up By Sazerac

Tennessee Craft Distillery Popcorn Sutton Picked Up By Sazerac

“By making this move, Sazerac will be going head to head with Jack Daniel’s (Brown-Forman) and George Dickel (Diageo), among others, in the Tennessee whiskey space. Sazerac is specifically looking to go after the Lincoln County process, a filtration process for the whiskey through charcoal chips before it goes into the barrel. Jack Daniel’s in […]

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Stone Brewing wants Germany to like American craft beers

Stone Brewing wants Germany to like American craft beers

““It’s something we need to start now so it can be of substance later,” he said. “There is no such thing as a homogeneous European approach that makes sense. It’s going to have to be done market by market.” Some analysts say that Stone’s success overseas is no guarantee. Few Germans have familiarity with American […]

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2017 Retail Trends For Winery Tasting Rooms To Consider

2017 Retail Trends For Winery Tasting Rooms To Consider

“If text messaging is the primary activity smartphone users conduct on their phones, might they be interested in using text to communicate with business?  According to a report published by The Center for Generational Kinetics, “some 36% of Millennials say they would contact a company more frequently if they could text them” (http://nws.mx/2h1uNZD). Why do […]

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Number of New York Farm Cideries Have Tripled

Number of New York Farm Cideries Have Tripled

“Prior to the Farm Cidery Law, hard cider could only be produced at farm wineries or through a cider producer license, which does not require the use of New York apples. Cider producer licensees also lacked expanded privileges including tastings, sale of other farm-based products by the bottle or glass, and the opportunity to open […]

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Owners Give $2 Million to UC Davis Brewing Program

Sierra Nevada Brewing Owners Give $2 Million to UC Davis Brewing Program

““This Endowed Brewer position will allow us to provide outstanding practical brewing experiences for our students as we continue to align hands-on training with the best theoretical education,” said Charlie Bamforth, the Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences. “Students don’t get that combination in most other brewing programs.” “My family and I have […]

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CRAFT BEV NEWS FETCH – December 23, 2016

CRAFT BEV NEWS FETCH – December 23, 2016

TOP NEWS Sierra Nevada Brewing Owners Give $2 Million to UC Davis Brewing Program SNM Global Completes Acquisition Of Minority Stake In Game Vodka New Tennessee law allows breweries to make beer, cider with higher alcohol content CBC Tries to Row Back ‘Bad Beer’ List (MA) Beer Institute Releases November 2016 Domestic Tax Paid Estimate […]

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CRAFT BEV NEWS FETCH – December 22, 2016

CRAFT BEV NEWS FETCH – December 22, 2016

TOP NEWS Tennessee Craft Distillery Popcorn Sutton Picked Up By Sazerac Spirits firms invest US$200m in Kentucky Blacklisted brewer says it might sue Craft Beer Cellar (MA) With a brewery in Germany, Stone tests the appetite for American craft beers in the land of Oktoberfest Google’s Most Searched For Cocktails & Beers In 2016 LAWS […]

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Craft brewing industry grows larger, better (Duluth, MN)

“In 2012, there were only 36 craft breweries in the entire state; now there are more than 100. “It’s a large bubble. Here in Duluth, we are still only an emerging craft beer market,” Mullen said. Comparing the handful of breweries in the area to the Portland, Ore., market, where are around 80 craft breweries, […]

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Nova Scotia craft brewers secure access to washed beer bottles

“”There’s easily 5 to 8 million bottles that can be stored, washed and resold, not only to the breweries but to the wineries and the distilleries in Atlantic Canada,” Angelhart said. Anglehart has been in the business for close to 20 years and also supplies glass bottles to the industry. Dartmouth-Cole Harbour MP Darren Fisher, […]

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