SIXER: Layoffs hit beer biz, Big Beer gives back, Regional brewery sales update and more

BEER NEWS roundup:


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

Recent Episodes

Catch up on the Hard Seltzer business news developments this Spring before peak Summer selling season begins.

Also - that Greg Koch on the new STONE hard seltzer piece is here:

Publish Date: 5/17/2021

The BA is throwing a Beer Fest...but Not GABF

2021 First Quarter sales and Draft beer return updates

New Brewery expansions from Ballast, New Belgium and more

Publish Date: 5/10/2021

Full 2020 Sales wrap-up

Why Lemonade Seltzer will be everywhere in 2021

Taproom closings update

Inside the Molson Coors partnerships boom

Beer Festivals update

Publish Date: 1/26/2021

Year End 2020 Sales roundup

3FLOYDS, GOOSE, PABST close taprooms

Travis Scott joins Hard Setlzer news

Ninaksi, Heineken Job cuts

Tax cuts go permanent

and more...

Publish Date: 1/3/2021


FALL 2020 Sales report.


Brewery Taprooms close down for Winter.

HOPCAT sold in bankruptcy, Figueroa Mtn and others looking for buyers.

WHITE CLAW grows again.

BOSTON BEER sets new sales record...not because of beer.

HEINEKEN 0.0 booming. Beer Fests 2021 RIP?

BREWBOUND podcast link mentioned in the episode


Publish Date: 12/1/2020


Craft SUMMER 2020 sales wrap-up.

SELTZER + NonAlc dominate growth by % increases.

SIERRA expanding Little Thing line.

OMMEGANG brewer out OTHER HALF expands. again.

Get beer from most NYC BREWERIES delivered to you in 31 states in October.


Publish Date: 10/1/2020

HEADLINES: Mid Year sales report for Craft Beer + Imports

Hard Seltzer to match Craft sales very soon

SAM stock at all time high

Major craft brands announce new additional locations

Craft finally funding brewer diversity initiatives - Josh Bernstein NYT Read

NonAlc beer sales Surge

BeerBiz needs to develop e-commerce sales plan ASAP

Publish Date: 9/4/2020


Covid beer sales update thru mid July.  

Beer Guild trouble on the horizon.

Large regional breweries draw back far-reaching sales efforts.

ABI sells Kona's Hawaii brewery.

Magic Hat sells VT brewery.

ALL TOGETHER Beer sales report.

DIXIE Brewing to rebrand.

Publish Date: 7/22/2020

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