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....

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...

Anchor Saison Spring Ale

Anchor Brewing announces the national release of Anchor Saison Spring Ale, a Belgian-style ale with a California twist. First released in California only in March of 2014, this seasonal brew is now spreading to the entire...

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...

What’s Behind the Rise of Heavy Beers

Back in the days when mainstream lager owned the beer market, a persistent urban myth held that Canadian beer—if you could get it—wasn’t like ours. It was really strong. Turns out it wasn’t: their...

Talking Beer Trends with the Yuengling Sisters

Pictured atop from left: Sheryl, Jennifer, Wendy and Debbie Yuengling, sixth-generation decedents of David Gottlieb Jüngling, the founder of D. G. Yuengling & Son in 1829. Jennifer is VP of operations at Yuengling, while...

Founders Announces 2019 KBS Release Date

Founders Brewing Co. has announced the return of KBS, their popular bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout, in March 2019. KBS will be available throughout the brewery’s 47-state distribution network on draft and in 750-ml. and 12-oz....

Founders Unveils First KBS Variant, KBS Espresso

Founders Brewing Co. has announced KBS Espresso, their first-ever variant of KBS, their bourbon barrel-aged chocolate coffee stout. While KBS is already brewed with coffee, KBS Espresso (12% ABV) gets some extra...