National Beer News

Brew this beer to help those impacted by the war in Ukraine

RESIST Ukrainian Anti-Imperial Stout, a campaign to help the people of Ukraine. Until now, the only news stories I’ve seen involving beer and the Russian…

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Brewers Association introduces its new Board of Directors

The Brewers Association just introduced its 2022 Board of Directors (pictured above). This includes a new chairperson, Garrett Marrero, CEO and co-founder, Maui Brewing Company….

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Modern Times Beer is closing its Portland location and others

Four of Modern Times’ taprooms will close at the end of this week. “Today is the most difficult day we’ve ever had at Modern Times,”…

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Anheuser-Busch introduces Bud Light Next, a stunning achievement

A bit of a diversion for those of you who know me to always be so craft-focused and entirely serious. You are going to hear…

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U.S. Treasury report focuses on leveling the playing field for small brewers

Treasury Releases Competition Report for Alcohol Market, Recommends Boosting Opportunity for Small Businesses. Today the U.S. Department of the Treasury released a report that assesses…

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Introducing Pahto™, a new high-alpha hop gaining favor

Pahto, a “new” hop variety. Here’s what beer lovers need to know about this high-alpha hop variety that is gaining popularity.

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A collection of craft breweries acquired by Monster (energy drinks)

Monster Energy acquires one of the nation’s largest craft brewers Monster Energy, the energy drinks company, announced Thursday that it will acquire CANarchy, one of…

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Ball Corporation postpones its new aluminum can policy changes

At the behest of a US Senator and the Brewers Association, Ball Corporation announces it is delaying a new policy.

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