Veltins celebrates 25 years of export

German brewery Veltins is celebrating 25 years of successful exports, which now account for 7.3% of the company’s output. Newly-redesigned Veltins half-litre cans Veltins may not have been the first German brewery to export its beer, but Dr Volker Kuhl, managing...
Petainer increases Brazilian footprint

Petainer increases Brazilian footprint

Petainer, the innovative PET packaging specialist, has appointed N/Pack do Brasil Ltda as a key distributor of petainerKeg in Brazil. Petainer launched its stand-alone business in Brazil earlier this year as part of its growth strategy for the Latin American region....
Coopers’ BrewArt system in US department stores

Coopers’ BrewArt system in US department stores

The makers of a high-tech Australian beer machine are preparing for a boost in sales after some of America’s largest retailers agreed to stock its BrewArt system. South Australian brewery Coopers is one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of homebrew beer products....

New Carlsberg brewery is emissions free

Carlsberg has opened a brewery with zero-carbon emissions as it work towards becoming a carnon neutral company by 2030. The Sverige brewery runs on biogas and green electricity. Some 26% of the brewery’s thermal energy comes from biogas created from the brewery’s...
Latest Odell cellar series beer is triple IPA

Latest Odell cellar series beer is triple IPA

Odell Brewing has released the latest beer in its Cellar Series, an 11.1% ABV triple IPA, Fee Fi Fo Fum. It’s the second Cellar Series release in a new single 12oz bottle offering. The beer is a giant of a triple IPA, brewed with a colossal amount of American hop...
US legislation lowers excise tax for brewers

US legislation lowers excise tax for brewers

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed by Congress this week, has had a knock-on effect for drinkers, lowering federal excise tax for breweries, wineries and distilled spirits producers. Within the Act is the  Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA) which...

Fyne Ales cask stout to pour in New Orleans

Book a plane ticket now if you want to get to a special tasting of Fyne Ales‘ Sublime Stout this week — it will be at the Avenue Pub in New Orleans. The beer is a 6.8% ABV well matured imperial stout, hopped with Cascade, Mount Hood and Centennial varieties and...

Craft brewing continues to thrive in US

Strong brewery growth, increased beer tourism and the launch of the independent craft brewer seal were 2017’s highlights, according to the Brewers Association. The group’s chief economist, Bart Watson, said: “Craft brewers continue to thrive, if at a...

Craft brewers continuing to grow in US

The Brewers Association (BA) — the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers — has released its 2016 Economic Impact Report, a biennial analysis featuring economic data of craft brewing for all 50 states across the US. ...

AB-InBev to lay off 400 workers

AB-InBev is laying off some 400 employees within its high-end division, responsible for its craft beer acquisitions and super-premium brands. The redundancies will affect 2% of the company’s North American workforce. Those working directly for the acquired...

Bodriggy tops the Royal Adelaide awards

A small craft brewery in Melbourne’s Inner East has taken the major prize at the Royal Adelaide Beer and Cider Awards. Bodriggy Brewing Company was awarded most outstanding beer in show and champion American style pale ale with its Highbinder, ahead of more fancied...