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Daily Archive: July 27, 2011

Sierra Nevada’s Ken Grossman On Craft Beer’s Growth And Plans For A New Brewery

Chico, California-based Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. was founded in 1980 and is one of the nation’s craft beer pioneers. Today it’s a thriving, independently-owned brewer with total volume of 779,065 barrels in 2010. The company nationally markets its flagship brew Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, which depleted 551,648 barrels last year. Sierra Nevada’s newest label, Torpedo Extra IPA, is emerging as a particular favorite among craft beer consumers. Shanken News Daily spoke recently with Sierra Nevada co-founder and president Ken Grossman. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 27, 2011

Fortune Names Post Separation Directors For Beam, Carbonari To Retire At Year End

As Beam Global’s parent company Fortune Brands prepares to become a pure-play spirits operation as Beam Inc., the Illinois-based group has named directors for the new Beam organization and announced that Fortune chairman and CEO Bruce Carbonari will retire at the end of 2011. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 27, 2011

News Briefs for July 27, 2011

•Edwin H. Nielsen, the great-grandson of Bacardi founder Don Facundo Bacardí Massó, passed away July 24 in Spain at the age of 93. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 27, 2011