Articles by tag: craft beer

Minnesota Icon Surly Beer Hall Permanently Closes Doors

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Clinking cold pints on a hot day with friends is a familiar sound of summer. But 2020 has a different summer in store for craft breweries. In Minneapolis, CBS Minnesota reports the Surly Beer Hall will “close indefinitely in November.” This particular beer hall paved the way for other Minnesota craft breweries to serve beer…

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The Return of a Fall Brewing Tradition: Funnel Cake Ale

The Voice of B2B, Daniel Litwin, was joined by the Director of Marketing Operation for Community Beer Company, Corey Dickinson, to discuss the cancellation of the State Fair of Texas, an update on Community Beer Company events and offerings, and an overview of the craft brewing industry as a whole. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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What is the Economic Forecast for the Craft Beer World?

As states are planning their re-openings and Americans become hopeful that  self-isolation could come to an end in the month of May, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin spoke with Brewers Association Chief Economist Bart Watson to discuss how re-opening procedures might look for the beverage industry. In April, the Brewers Association published data suggesting that, in three months, an overwhelming amount of…

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Will the Coronavirus Shutdown Pop the Craft Beer Bubble?

With most of America self-isolating for the foreseeable future, the busiest cities in America have turned into ghost towns, which poses a unique challenge for bars, restaurants, and craft breweries. On the government’s list of “essential” businesses, taprooms fall under the same category as grocery stores so they are able to remain open for “beer-to-go”…

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The Liquid Disruptor: Has Hard Seltzer Changed the Beverage Market?

Hard seltzers have hit the alcoholic beverage market…hard. White Claw alone, one of the leading hard seltzer brands, surpassed the sales of all but one craft beer in June of 2019. This sect of the market is worth around $550 million, and is projected to reach $2 billion by 2021. With 200% growth in…

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Why Self-Pour Taprooms & Technology are the Future for Craft Beer

Craft beer is having its moment, one that shows no signs of stopping. While beer volume sales were down (albeit only one percent) in 2018, craft beer sales hiked up almost four percent, with a craft beer market of $27 billion. This is giving room for taprooms to reach their customers in more unique…

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Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Addressing the Complexities and Opportunities of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
June 19, 2024

As the energy sector navigates the first year of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), stakeholders are grappling with evolving guidance and incentives. This pivotal legislation aims to accelerate the energy transition, but with its intricate provisions and requirements, many questions remain. Understanding the IRA’s impact is crucial for developers, investors, and policy-makers striving to…

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