Jameson Continues Craft Brewer-Collaboration Series With ‘Caskmates Drinking Buddies’

Jameson Irish Whiskey has announced the continuation of its series of cooperative projects with craft beer brewers. The 2016 Jameson Caskmates Drinking Buddies is a collaboration with seven American craft brewers. Returning breweries include Angel City Brewery...

Lagunitas Now Brews Newcastle Brown Ale — How’s it Taste?

Fans of Newcastle Brown Ale will notice a new flavor. That’s because production has moved from the Netherlands to the U.S., where Chicago’s Lagunitas Brewery will now make the beer under a new recipe. Both...

Beer Reviews: A Lineup of Lagers

For our second round of National Beer Panel reviews, we asked panelists to taste and rate lagers. These reviews include brief tasting notes, ratings and information about ABV and IBUs. All beers should be widely available...

6 Craft Beer Stats To Watch in 2017

What stats and trends will define craft beer in 2017? For the answer, look back at 2016, when the category faced a conundrum. On one hand, the craft beer business continued to expand in 2016....

Craft Comes of Age

Ever since craft beer got a grip on the American drinker’s imagination a couple decades ago, it has commanded more than its market share’s worth of attention. Craft comprises only 11% of the U.S....

Constellation Brands Buys Grupo Modelo Brewery

Constellation Brands, Inc. announced today that it will submit to the U.S. Department of Justice a proposal to acquire a brewery operation from Grupo Modelo, a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev. Constellation Brands will pay $600 million...

Are Millennials Bad for the Beer Industry?

Hard to believe that Millennials might be a problem for the beer industry. After all, it's their curious palates that kick started the craft movement that began with microbrews and then expanded into all other...

Molson Coors Reports 0.2% Growth, $11 Billion In Sales In 2017

Times are tough for macro beer brands, and Molson Coors recently reported a nearly flat 0.2% global growth in 2017 for $11 billion in total sales. The report included fourth-quarter statistics. U.S. domestic sales-to-retailers volume...

Founders Brewing Announces Canadian Breakfast Stout 2018

Craft beer enthusiasts, get ready to hunt. Founders Brewing Co. will release Canadian Breakfast Stout (CBS), an imperial coffee chocolate stout aged in maple bourbon barrels, as the final release in the brewery's 2018 Barrel-Aged...

Boston Beer Co. and Dogfish Head to Merge

Two major craft beer producers and pioneers will become one. The Boston Beer Company and Dogfish Head Brewery announced today that they have signed a definitive merger agreement. The combined company will maintain its status as...