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Victory & Southern Tier Holding Company Snaps Up Sixpoint

Victory & Southern Tier Holding Company Snaps Up Sixpoint

Sixpoint, one of New York’s longest-running craft breweries, was today acquired by Artisanal Brewing Ventures (ABV), a holding company formed after the merger of Victory Brewing and Southern Tier Brewing in 2016. The acquisition was announced in an official press release, though the financial details of the deal are yet to be revealed.

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Number of Active U.S. Breweries Surges Past 7,000, For New All-Time High

Number of Active U.S. Breweries Surges Past 7,000, For New All-Time High

Craft beer is growing by leaps and bounds. As reported by CraftBeer.com, the number of active breweries in the U.S. surged past 7,000 last month —boosted by small and independent openings— setting a new, all-time high. The stat, provided by the Brewers Association’s Chief Economist Bart Watson, reveals that as of the end of October, […]

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Philadelphia’s Brewery ARS Announces Gritty-Inspired Beer

Philadelphia’s Brewery ARS Announces Gritty-Inspired Beer

Like the Babadook became a gay icon, furry Flyers mascot Gritty has evolved beyond his original script. The hockey mascot’s monstrous image has been adopted by the anti-Trump Resistance, joined Communist parades, and become an internet pet. Gritty’s next gig? Beer. On Monday, South Philadelphia-based Brewery ARS announced the release of Gritty Gruel, a Gritty-inspired […]

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Corona Bottle Explodes ‘Like Hand Grenade,’ Injures California Man

Corona Bottle Explodes ‘Like Hand Grenade,’ Injures California Man

The term “beer bottle bomb” may sound like a potent cocktail or some kind of elaborate drinking game, but for homebrewers and others in-the-know, the term refers to a potentially dangerous phenomenon where recently-bottled brews explode. This happens because of too much sugar, bottling too early, or excess carbonation.

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The ‘World’s First’ Cannabis-Infused Gin Has Arrived

The ‘World’s First’ Cannabis-Infused Gin Has Arrived

The Cannabis Co., based in Healesville, Australia recently released what the company is calling the ”world’s first cannabis-infused gin.” The Myrcene Hemp Gin is infused with terpenes derived from the cannabis plant. Myrcene, the most abundant terpene in cannabis (other terpenes include CBD and THC), is also found in hops. Although the Cannabis Co. claims […]

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Francis Ford Coppola’s Next (Ad)venture is a Cannabis Company

Francis Ford Coppola’s Next (Ad)venture is a Cannabis Company

Famed film producer and winemaker Francis Ford Coppola has announced his next (ad)venture: his own cannabis brand, the Sána Company. The “cannabis lifestyle brand,” as Sána describes itself, will debut with a limited-edition collection of three cannabis strains. The offerings will be encased in tin canisters shaped like 375-milliliter wine bottles, each filled with three […]

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