Beer Institute Backs FDA Menu Labeling for Cocktails, Other Drinks

Beer Institute sought to change a Food & Drug Administration rule that, BI said, “puts the wine and beer segments within the alcoholic beverage industry at an unfair advantage and does a disservice to consumers.” Continue reading

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Beer Remains Beverage of Choice for Americans–Gallup

BI’s comments came just days after the Gallup Poll’s annual survey found 40% of alcohol consumers say they most often drink beer, followed by 20% who prefer wine and 26% prefer liquor.

Gallup found that beer is most popular among men; this year, 62% of male drinkers say they prefer beer, compared Continue reading

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Craft Brew Alliance: Record Depletions for Kona

The numbers:

  • Overall depletions eased 2% in the second quarter
  • Shipments fell 8%
  • Net sales fell 3% to $60 million.
  • Net profit fell 23% to $1.72 million

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Deutsch Acquires Masterson’s, Bib & Tucker from 3 Badge

The sale “gives us a chance to further bolster our existing programs,” said August Sebastiani, president of 3 Badge Beverage Corp. “Our deep commitment to producing quality products continues. Additionally, we look forward to continuing our efforts of exploring a variety of new and exciting categories. Continue reading

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Victory Brewing Intros ‘Home Grown New American Lager’

Victory Brewing Company proudly introduces Home Grown New American Lager, its innovative sessionable and hoppy lager. Six varieties of 100% American whole-flower hops— Continue reading

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Grant’s Whisky Uses World Tour to Interview for Ambassador

Applications are now open for the interview of a lifetime – a 10-day world tour – launched by Grant’s Whisky as part of its search for a new Global Brand Ambassador for 2018. In a job interview like no other, three final candidates will each travel to a trio of countries, ranging from Colombia to Poland, India and South Africa equipped Continue reading

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