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Hop Take: Flagship Beers Are Failing Because Consumers Get Bored Quickly

Hop Take: Flagship Beers Are Failing Because Consumers Get Bored Quickly

Off-premise sales of craft flagship brands are in steep decline, according to a recent report from IRI Worldwide. Boston Lager declined more than 14 percent last year. New Belgium’s Fat Tire fell more than 19 percent. Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, despite being the second-best-selling craft brand in the country, is also in decline, although that […]

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Hop Take: Trump’s Government Shutdown Could Delay Beer Releases

Hop Take: Trump’s Government Shutdown Could Delay Beer Releases

A partial government shutdown began at midnight last Friday, due to a budgetary stalemate between President Trump and Congress regarding funding a wall on the Mexico-U.S. border. This is concerning for many reasons, one of which relates to the beer industry. The shutdown includes the temporary closure of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade […]

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Fireman Capital Isn’t Disrupting Craft Beer. It’s Sustaining It.

Fireman Capital Isn’t Disrupting Craft Beer. It’s Sustaining It.

Last month, the CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective announced the launch of a brewpub that will take over the Lexington Avenue Brewery (LAB) in Asheville, N.C. Dubbed the CANarchy Collaboratory, the space promises to be a one-of-kind brewery and creative hub where brewers, chefs, artists, and musicians will cocreate under one roof.

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