Pabst Brewing Unveils First Craft Beer, Seabird IPA

As more macro beer brands expand their portfolios in the age of craft, Pabst Brewing Company has announced the release of Seabird IPA. Made in the style of craft beer, Seabird is a session IPA,...

Constellation Brands Teams Up with Luke Bryan for Two Lane Lager

Constellation Brands and country music star Luke Bryan have collaborated to release Two Lane American Golden Lager. This sessionable beer was made with American-grown ingredients, the company says. "We're thrilled to introduce Two Lane Lager to...

DISCUS Working with Politicians to Mitigate Coronavirus Impact on Alcohol Industry

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States released a statement this week highlighting how the organization plans to combat the Coronavirus impact on the U.S. alcohol industry. "As bars and restaurants across the country...

New Mexico Closes Standalone Liquor Stores

Despite liquor stores designated as essential businesses across the country, New Mexico now makes two states that have ordered standalone alcohol retailers to close amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced additional...

Video: How to Retail Alcohol in Our Changing World

The novel coronavirus has upended our world, and with it the beverage alcohol retail industry. The way that stores operate has changed. So too have consumer buying patterns shifted. Global alcohol producers have had...

What Alcohol Consumers Are Buying, Months into COVID-19

Forget months, March 2020 feels like it happened years ago. COVID-19 caught the country unprepared for a pandemic. Like everybody else, beverage alcohol retailers had to adapt rapidly. They faced a surge of panic...

Announcing the Top 100 Beverage Alcohol Retailers in America

Our second-annual Top 100 Retailers announcement was originally scheduled for June 10, before it was rescheduled to September 16. That’s a long time for retailers to find out whether or not they won, so...

1800 Tequila Debuts 1800 Cristalino

Continuing the emerging cristalino trend, 1800 Tequila has announced 1800 Cristalino, a new expression finished in port wine barrels. A cristalino is an aged, filtered sipping tequila. Starting with 1800 Añejo’s recipe, 1800 Cristalino...

WSET Candidate Figures Hit By Covid, Buoyed By Online Classes

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has reported that in the last academic year, a total of 96,845 candidates took a WSET qualification. This represents an 11% decrease versus last year’s record-breaking figure of...

Jack Daniel’s Names New Master Distiller

The Jack Daniel Distillery announced today that Chris Fletcher will take over the reins as Master Distiller of the Tennessee Whiskey brand. Fletcher, 39, had previously served for six years as Assistant Master Distiller, and...