New Belgium Brewing Announces New CEO

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There was a big announcement from New Belgium Brewing yesterday. Christine Perich has been named New Belgium’s new CEO, replacing brewery co-founder Kim Jordan. Perich, who had been the company’s COO and President, now takes over the full day-to-day company operations. Perich has been with New Belgium since 2000, and was instrumental in transitioning the company into …

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Colorado Breweries Win 19 Medals At U.S. Open Beer Championship

Chris Beer News

The U.S. Open Beer Championship took place this past weekend and Colorado breweries brought home a total of 19 medals. This international competition accepted more than 4000 beers from more than 20 countries across the globe, including submissions from both professional breweries and award-winning home-brewers. Ballast Point Brewing of San Diego, California was …

Jameson® Announces Collaboration with 5 US Craft Breweries

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On Tuesday, Jameson Irish Whiskey announced that they are expanding their collaboration program, Drinking Buddies, to include five American craft breweries. One of the collaborations we can expect to see is with Great Divide Brewing Co, who will be brewing The Smoothness, a dark lager aged in Jameson barrels. We’re really excited to …

Huge Happenings at Denver’s Breckenridge Brewery

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Remember last summer when we shared with you this picture of a coaster, above, hinting at the future awesomeness of Breckenridge Brewery and their new digs? Well, folks, the future is almost here. The new $36-million Breckenridge Brewery and Farm House restaurant campus is nearly complete. In case you have no earthly …

Anheuser-Busch to buy Washington’s Elysian Brewing

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Anheuser-Busch InBev announced today that they’re acquiring another craft brewery. Seattle’s Elysian Brewing Co is their latest acquisition, making them the fourth craft acquisition in the past 5 years. While specifics of the deal weren’t disclosed, the terms of the deal include the Elysian Brewery as well as their four Seattle-area brew …