Category Archives: craft beer

TTB Launches Largest Probe Ever of Slotting Fees

In a move officials said was a clear indication Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau intends to actively enforce a level playing field, about 40 Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco and TTB officials conducted a joint operation … Continue reading

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1250 Craft Brewers Adopt “Independent Craft” Seal

More than 1,250 brewing companies and counting, representing more than 1,500 brewing locations and about 50% of U.S. craft brewer volume have signed the license agreement to use the Brewers Association’s new independent craft brewer seal, the trade group said. Research … Continue reading

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An Interview with David Hewlett How Millennials Are Changing the Wine Industry

Shades of the 1960s:  There’s something of a counter-cultural movement among Millennials, driving to look for new brands, brands that are “speaking to them,” and, when it comes to wines, not the same wines their parents drink. That makes it … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan Decided 33 Years Ago 18-Year-Olds Can’t Buy a Beer

Consider chugging one for the Gipper this afternoon. Thirty-three years ago Monday (6/17), President Reagan yielded to peer pressure and, using the power of the federal purse-strings, forced the states to play the worst drinking game of all time. With … Continue reading

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MillerCoors PR Chief Pete Marino to Head Tenth and Blake

It’ll be an additional responsibility, and he will report to MillerCoors CEO Gavin Hattersley. Julie Kubasa, director of internal communications, has been promoted to senior director of communications to support him. The company has also upped communications manager Jody Moore … Continue reading

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Ardagh Group Launches First 12oz Clear Beer Bottle on its BuyOurBottles Website

Made in the U.S. using 100% and endlessly recyclable flint glass, the 12oz Clear Peak bottle with twist-off closure is now available for purchase on the BOB site. “With the bottle expansion in flint glass, craft brewers, craft soda and … Continue reading

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