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Hop Take: Big Breweries Are Turning To Everything But Beer To Keep Growing

Hop Take: Big Breweries Are Turning To Everything But Beer To Keep Growing

Anheuser-Busch InBev and Boston Beer both released positive mid-year reports last week, reflecting overall growth for Q2 2018. AB InBev has grown almost 5 percent to more than $14 billion, with gross profits for Q2 near $9 million. Boston Beer is no slouch, either — its net revenue is up more than 10 percent to […]

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Craft Beer Flagships Are Necessary, Not Nostalgic

Craft Beer Flagships Are Necessary, Not Nostalgic

This month Good Beer Hunting ran a 3,000-word tribute to a 21-year-old beer, Victory Brewing’s Golden Monkey. It is neither new nor trendy, Bryan Roth writes, “but at the right moment, with the right people, it’s a special experience for card-carrying beer geeks and self-described novices alike.” In the modern era of Instagram-famous brewers and […]

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Hop Take: Molson Coors Hereby Vows to Save the World

Hop Take: Molson Coors Hereby Vows to Save the World

Molson Coors wants to save the world. Or at least set an earth-friendly example. The company recently announced some pretty lofty sustainability goals in a document titled, ”Our Beer Print” (clever, guys). Its “science-based targets” (SBTs) for 2025 includes lowering carbon emissions by 50 percent within its own operations (Molson Coors Canada, Molson Coors Europe, Molson Coors […]

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9 Things You Should Know About Creature Comforts Brewing

9 Things You Should Know About Creature Comforts Brewing

Opened in April 2014 in the artistic-leaning college town of Athens, Ga., Creature Comforts Brewing quickly emerged as the cool kid on the block. But its artsy vibe goes beyond the hoodies, watch caps, and man buns you might brush past in the taproom. The brewery name, its best-known beer, Tropicália, its handsome can designs, and several of […]

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Heineken Scoops Up Beavertown Brewery Stake for Big Bucks, NBD

Heineken Scoops Up Beavertown Brewery Stake for Big Bucks, NBD

On Thursday, June 21, cult U.K. brewery Beavertown announced its partial sale to Heineken International. Although all details of the transaction were not disclosed at press time, Beavertown founder and CEO Logan Plant described Heineken as a minority partner and confirmed Heineken’s stake will provide 40 million pounds (about $53 million) to build Beaverworld, a new […]

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