FILED JANUARY 16, 2017Massachusetts' Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission chairwoman Kim Gainsboro is leaving the post she's held for about seven years. That comes ahead of the agency's imminent overhaul, the Boston Globe reported this weekend.
FILED JANUARY 13, 2017Despite difficult beer trends, last year the number of TTB-permitted breweries hit another all-time record: 7,190 total U.S. brewery permits as of December 31, NBWA's Beer By the Numbers blog reported. That included 1,110 new permits, down 32 from the year prior. That's the third year we added more than 1,000 breweries to the tally.