Washington, D.C.’s Atlas Brew Works is suing the federal government over the inability to sell one of its beers as a result of the government shutdown. The suit was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in D.C., DCist reports. ”The Precious One,” an apricot IPA, cannot be sold in kegs over state lines because those labels […]
In November 2018, Goose Island Brewery threw a curveball: In the anticipated release of its annual Bourbon County Brand series, it replaced one variant with Bourbon County Brand Wheatwine. It was the first time the series included something other than a stout since 2013. The risk paid off.
Anyone who’s seen Jillian Vose whip up a cocktail can attest she lives by her motto, “move with purpose.” As beverage director of the Dead Rabbit in New York City, she’s shaped the bar’s award-winning menus, helping the establishment earn World’s Best Bar 2016, and Tales of the Cocktails’ World’s Best Bar and World’s Best […]
Homebrewing wasn’t legal in all 50 states until 2013. (Alabama and Mississippi were the last to take the plunge.) Of course, this was 35 years after homebrewing was federally legalized, and 80 years after the 1933 repeal of Prohibition. In a country as large and diverse as America, change sometimes takes longer than we’d like.
Updated on 2019-01-11
Much like its beer, Bud Light is aiming for transparency with its nutritional facts. In February, America’s best-selling beer will debut “bigger nutrition labels” detailing the beer’s ingredients, calories, carbohydrates, and other nutritional information, AP reports.
Updated on 2019-01-11
Late last month, Anheuser-Busch had a social media faux paux. On Instagram, the company posted a photo of one of its products, Wicked Weed La Bonté (with pear), and a caption insinuating the brand introduced sour beer to the U.S. A-B also referred to lactobacillus, a bacteria strain commonly used in sour beer production, as […]
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery launched in 1995 in Rehoboth, Del., a seasonal town for beach-goers with little connection to craft beer. Apparently, Rehoboth was thirsty: Dogfish Head Brewery & Eats was welcomed with open arms and mouths, and the brewery opened a second production facility in nearby Milton, Del., in 1997.
Updated on 2019-01-10
Despite growing concerns over cannabis creeping into U.S. alcohol sales, at least one study says those reports are blowing smoke. The Distilled Spirits Council, a national trade association representing the liquor industry, conducted a study that found the three states where recreational marijuana has been legal the longest — Colorado, Oregon, and Washington — have […]
At least three major brewing companies announced new non-alcoholic versions of their classic brands in 2019: Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Leffe in Belgium; Heineken’s 0.0 in the U.S. (it successfully launched in Europe in 2017); and Pabst Brewing’s new Pabst Blue Ribbon Non-Alc, and PBR Easy, a lower-cal, lower-ABV version of the original brew. Big Beer isn’t the […]