12.24.19 THE SIXER Craft beer news report

ABI's $11 Billion Australia sale hitting turbulence.

ALLAGASH has a great 2019.

FOOLPROOF for sale in RI.

MOLSON COORS names huge March hard seltzer launch.

and more....



Publish Date: 12/27/2019




Recent Episodes

Get to know MEGAN RICKERSON, longtime NYC Craft Beer bartender and now operating owner of SOMEDAY BAR in Brooklyn, NYC.  The first half was recorded in early 2020 pre-Covid19.

The second half was recorded 3 weeks into the pandemic Stay at Home shutdown, giving you an insiders look at the realities facing the bar industry in a Covid-19 world.

Hear perspectives from someone who's been behind the bar in top NYC craft beer establishments for 10 years:

- Beer sales from the buyer's side

- Hospitality in craft beer to new audiences

- Setting up a tap beer program

- Keeping optimism through the ups and downs of running a small business.

And more.



Publish Date: 4/9/2020


BEER NEWS roundup:

Layoffs at RUSSIAN RIVER, MCMENAMEN’S

Big Revenue losses at BREWDOG

Major Beer Festival cancellations

MolsonCoors, Guinness, Boston Beer, AB InBev giving back

FIRESTONE WALKER and REVOLUTION 2019 sales reports

Manhattan getting 2nd brewery

CERIA enters non-alc space

 



Publish Date: 3/25/2020


BEER NEWS roundup:

Layoffs at RUSSIAN RIVER, MCMENAMEN’S

Big Revenue losses at BREWDOG

Major Beer Festival cancellations

MolsonCoors, Guinness, Boston Beer, AB InBev giving back

FIRESTONE WALKER and REVOLUTION 2019 sales reports

Manhattan getting 2nd brewery

CERIA enters non-alc space

 



Publish Date: 3/25/2020


Craft Brewers Conference 2020 cancelled

ATHLETIC BREWING raises $17.5 mil

BEER ADVOCATE sold to Untapp’d

AB INBEV’s not so great month on Wall Street

BOSTON BEER’s Truly profit margins sink stock

TECATE sales down double digits, dumps boxing

Exec changes at LAGUNITAS and BREWDOG USA

Beer bankruptcies and closures

And more...



Publish Date: 3/13/2020


Brewery Taproom sales + 13% in 2019.

MOLSON COORS revenue down 1.8% in 2019, but also has positive signs ahead.

DOGFISH HEAD President unexpectedly resigns.

Growth slows at Ohio's RHINEGIEST.

New Taprooms from big US Craft Breweries.

and more...



Publish Date: 2/17/2020


Brewery Taproom sales + 13% in 2019.

MOLSON COORS revenue down 1.8% in 2019, but also has positive signs ahead.

DOGFISH HEAD President unexpectedly resigns.

Growth slows at Ohio's RHINEGIEST.

New Taprooms from big US Craft Breweries.

and more...



Publish Date: 2/17/2020


Links to stories:

ATWATER BREWING sold to MOLSON COORS

More layoffs at LAGUNITAS 

CANARCHY 2019 growth report

BREWDOG 2019 growth report

2019 Off-premise beer sales recap

Other Hard Seltzer fun facts

BUD LIGHT TV advertising goes dark in January

PABST goes craft

A-ROD gets into beer with Ab-InBev



Publish Date: 1/27/2020


450 BREWING can’t count ABV levels

CONSTELLATION writes down another $536 mil

BUD LIGHT retiring “Dilly Dilly”

MOLSON COORS to close brewery making 4.6 mil bbl/year

WHITE CLAW chooses Glendale, AZ for new seltzery

BOULDER BEER CO. decides to throw in the towel

PLINY THE YOUNGER in bottles

LABATT BLUE misses the Buffalo Bills



Publish Date: 1/13/2020


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