A Message From the Publisher FILED SEPTEMBER 26, 2016First of all, I am pleased to announce that Molson Coors vice chairman Pete Coors will be joining us as a speaker at our Beer Summit in late January next year.
Yuengling Throws Down the Gauntlet in Mississippi FILED SEPTEMBER 26, 2016A few short weeks after Anheuser-Busch exercised its right to match and snatch in Mississippi, Yuengling COO Dave Casinelli penned an email to Thomas Magruder Jr. of Rex Distributing seeking some answers. The gist of the letter is Yuengling ain't quite ready to hand over its brands to the new Mitchell Rex Distributing, given the history.
Pay-To-Play Will Have Its Day in Court FILED SEPTEMBER 22, 2016Earlier this year the Massachusetts Alcohol Beverages Control Commission seemingly caught the Craft Brewers Guild red-handed of paying Boston retailers for placements in their establishments.
MegaBrew at Risk? FILED SEPTEMBER 21, 2016While most everybody and their dogs have declared the acquisition of SABMiller by AB InBev as all but done, there may be a chink in the armor due to technicalities. As the WSJ reports,