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Monthly Archive: September 2017

News Briefs for September 28, 2017

•Brown-Forman has named Lawson Whiting as chief operating officer, effective October 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 28, 2017

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for September 28, 2017

•Hood River, Oregon-based Full Sail Brewing Co. has extended its Session beer range with the launch of Session EZ IPA. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 28, 2017

Saké Sales Rise As Adventurous Consumers Branch Out

With consumers embracing new drinks options in recent years, domestic and imported saké consumption in the U.S. market reached an all-time high in 2016, according to Impact Databank, growing 3% to 2.3 million nine-liter cases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 27, 2017

Boston Beer Stock Climbs On Takeover Talk

Boston Beer’s share price rose 9% to $161.65 yesterday on analyst speculation that the pioneering craft brewer, which has struggled lately amid an influx of competition, could be snapped up by a larger rival. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 27, 2017

News Briefs for September 27, 2017

•Woodford Reserve has unveiled its annual Master’s Collection limited edition release. The new expression, Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Cherry Wood Smoked Barley, uses malted barley that was exposed to cherry wood smoke. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 27, 2017

H-E-B: A Billion-Dollar Retail Force In Wine And Beer

Family-owned H-E-B Grocery Co. ranks as one of the largest retailers in the U.S., with roughly 330 full-service grocery stores across Texas under its main H-E-B banner, as well as nine upscale Central Market locations. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 26, 2017

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