Petainer signs Brazil manufacturing deal

Petainer signs Brazil manufacturing deal

Decio Boschetti of Blue PET (left) with Ricardo Leonel Vieira, of Petainer   Petainer the global lead in one-way kegs, is partnering with Blue PET in Brazil to start manufacturing petainerKeg, its global family of keg products which are increasingly being used by...
Maine Beer Box is coming to Leeds festival

Maine Beer Box is coming to Leeds festival

American brewers from the state of Maine have announced that the United Kingdom will be their next partner in their Global Brewers Trade project, and second international destination of the Maine Beer Box. Carrying forward an international collaborative project...
Non-alcoholic porter released by Dutch brewer

Non-alcoholic porter released by Dutch brewer

Dutch craft brewer Braxzz has added a non-alcoholic porter and a low-alcohol session IPA to its portfolio. The Porter is dark coloured and aromatic, with strong espresso and chocolate flavours, supported by a light caramel note and with a faint bitterness in the...
Stone Brewing opens new Tap Room in Berlin

Stone Brewing opens new Tap Room in Berlin

The Stone Brewing Tap Room — Prenzlauer Berg is now open on Oderberger Strasse, Berlin, featuring 27 world-class craft and artisanal beers on tap. International street food, in combination with a unique all-day breakfast menu, make the craft beer destination a...

Boon Brewery breaks World Beer Cup record

Belgian Lambic brewery Boon has become the first to win six consecutive gold medals at the World Beer Cup. The Oude Geuze Boon VAT 108 was awarded the gold medal in the Belgian style sour ale category. Frank Boon said: “Six gold medals in a row. Who would ever thought...

Polar Monkeys Chairman IPA is coming to UK

Chairman IPA from Polar Monkeys — part of the Nordic inspired Theodor Schiøtz Brewing Company — is being made available in 330ml bottles or 20-litre kegs through a number of UK wholesale partners. At 6% ABV, Chairman IPA is one of the higher-ABV craft beers in the...
Brewers Association: Matching great food

Brewers Association: Matching great food

Guest columnist Adam Dulye (pictured), executive chef at the Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade body representing small and independent American craft brewers, recently published a new book: The Beer Pantry. Here, he explains how to cook at the intersection...
Coopers to release its first heritage malt

Coopers to release its first heritage malt

Australian brewer Coopers will commercially release its first heritage malt in the coming weeks as it takes aim at the booming craft beer market. The South Australian brewer opened its $65 million malting facility in Adelaide in November 2017 and has ramped up...

AB InBev progressing well in Africa

AB InBev is planning to spend $250m on a brewery in Nigeria and a further $100m on a brewery in Kenya, according to South Africa’s Business Day. This shows it is successfully tapping into the expertise of SAB Miller, which it purchased in 2016. A report from BMI...

Brewers Association: AmeriCAN growth

Welcome to the second in our series of regular columns from the Brewers Association, a not-for-profit trade body representing small and independent American craft breweries. Here, Bob Pease (pictured), chief executive officer and president of the Brewers Association,...