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How Important is Sustainable Alcohol?

Given the current concerns about health brought on by the coronavirus pandemic and growing interest in protecting the environment from climate change, sustainability has become a hot topic. Some suppliers may be quick to...

Video: The Best Beer Brands of 2020

What were the top beer brands and trends from this past year? In this video, Editors Kyle Swartz and Melissa Dowling present the 2020 Beer Growth Brands Awards Winners, acknowledging those brands that stood...

Interview: Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris on Whiskey Trends in 2021

Chris Morris is one of those rare master distillers who become synonymous with whiskey. His four-decade career includes shaping Woodford Reserve into the innovative, global brand it is today, and now also distilling Old...

Podcast: Our Favorite Alcohol Gifts for 2020

Do you need ideas for what to buy someone this holiday season? In our latest podcast episode, Beverage Dynamics and Cheers Editors Kyle Swartz and Melissa Dowling discuss their favorite alcohol gifts. Kyle picks...

The Best Alcohol Gifts for 2020

Who doesn't want a bottle of something good to drink this holiday season? After the kind of year that we all endured in 2020, everybody deserves a present given in the form of beer,...

Why RTDs Will Boom in 2021 and Beyond

How hot are Ready to Drink cocktails (RTDs) in 2020? The category has grown 43% in global consumption this year, according to the IWSR, with U.S. consumers leading the charge. Moreover, the IWSR projects...

George Dickel Head Distiller Nicole Austin Talks Whisky Innovation

How to use whisky barrels that do not fit your distillery’s traditional profile? This question faced Nicole Austin after she was named general manager and distiller of Cascade Hollow Distilling Co., maker of George Dickel...

How Non-alcoholic Beer Tastes Like Beer — and Who Drinks It

Beer without alcohol may not strike some drinkers as being actual beer. But as this growing category expands (crossing categories), brewers have refined production methods for beer flavors that mimic the real deal. How is...

Why Single Barrel Store Pick Whiskeys are Gaining Popularity

Something interesting happened with store pick whiskeys in 2020. Retailers and clubs have selected and bottled their own single barrel whiskeys for some time. About a decade ago, pioneers like Lincoln Road Package Store in...

The 2020 Beer Growth Brands Awards: The Best of the Industry

While beer sales have seen a lift this year due to consumers stocking up, the category has faced significant challenges as more consumers turn to spirits, and cocktails and wine encroach on traditional beer-drinking...