PHANTOM NEWS

JANUARY 23. 2017

The rise of the incredible, edible IPA

From tacos to milkshakes, food flavors are being cooked into an unlikely beer style: the India pale ale….

The rise of the incredible, edible IPA
JANUARY 20. 2017

Bear Republic Café Racer 15 Released in Six-Packs

Racing back to shelves this week, Bear Republic’s seasonal release, Café Racer 15 will be returning in style. Marking the official launch of the Double IPA Series, Café Racer 15 makes its arrival for the first time in six-packs….

Bear Republic Café Racer 15 Released in Six-Packs
JANUARY 20. 2017

Massachusetts Beer Wholesalers Propose Franchise Law Reform

Massachusetts beer wholesalers are going on the offensive. After several years of fighting small craft brewers’ efforts to change state franchise laws, the Beer Distributors of Massachusetts today filed a…

Massachusetts Beer Wholesalers Propose Franchise Law Reform
JANUARY 20. 2017

Buskey Cider to Produce First 12 oz. 6-Pack of Canned Hard Cider in Virginia

Buskey Cider will begin canning this week for a can launch date of January 21, 2017, producing the first 12 oz 6-pack of canned hard cider in Virginia. …

Buskey Cider to Produce First 12 oz. 6-Pack of Canned Hard Cider in Virginia
JANUARY 20. 2017

Anheuser-Busch Announces Line Up For Super Bowl 51

Anheuser-Busch has officially announced its return as the exclusive category advertiser for the 2017 Super Bowl, marking its 28th consecutive year in the big game. The national brewer will feature…

Anheuser-Busch Announces Line Up For Super Bowl 51
JANUARY 20. 2017

The best beers we tasted this week

DRAFT’S editors taste dozens of beers each week. These were our four favorites. …

The best beers we tasted this week
JANUARY 20. 2017

Maui Brewing Launches Black Pearl

(Kihei, Hawaii) – The opportunity to drink Maui Brewing Company’s very limited release of the 2016 Edition of Black P…

Maui Brewing Launches Black Pearl
JANUARY 20. 2017

Frothy Market: Startup Breweries Raise Millions via Crowdfunding

Small businesses can now raise a maximum of $1 million annually from non-accredited investors through Securities and Exchange Commission-approved third-party crowdfunding portals such as WeFunder. Two breweries have already maxed out their campaigns….

Frothy Market: Startup Breweries Raise Millions via Crowdfunding
JANUARY 20. 2017

Oskar Blues’ Dale’s Pale Ale Becomes Nation’s Best-Selling Craft Can Six-Pack

Craft canned beer pioneers Oskar Blues Brewery led the aluminum revolution in 2002, so it’s no surprise that the Colorado-based brewery’s flagship release, Dale’s Pale Ale, finished 2016 as the…

Oskar Blues’ Dale’s Pale Ale Becomes Nation’s Best-Selling Craft Can Six-Pack
JANUARY 20. 2017

3 Pacific Northwest Wholesalers Combine to Form Northwest Beverages

A pair of transactions in the Pacific Northwest will see the coming together of three wholesalers and the creation of a new jointly owned entity by two prominent beer distribution…

3 Pacific Northwest Wholesalers Combine to Form Northwest Beverages