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Daily Archive: May 23, 2014

Impact Databank: Amid Beer Market Slowdown, Specialty Brews Offer Bright Spot

While the overall U.S. beer market has taken a hit from difficult economic conditions and competition from other drinks categories—losing nearly 6.7 million barrels (or 93 million 2.25-gallon cases) since 2009—specialty beers are providing a growth avenue for the category. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 23, 2014

•Don St. Pierre, Jr. is stepping down as executive chairman of ASC Fine Wines, China’s leading wine importer, but will remain on the company’s board. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 23, 2014

•San Jose, California-based Gordon Biersch Brewing Company is celebrating 25 years in business with the limited re-release of its first beer, Dunkles. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 23, 2014