America’s Oldest Brewery Continues to Make History

May 18, 2017
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The Beer Guy

Not many companies can boast about their age. Times change. Tastes change. Traditions change. So any company – in any market – would find it challenging to remain relevant for 188 years. But local brewery D.G. Yuengling & Son has defied the odds.

Founded in 1829, this family-owned brewery is the...

Dan Kenary, CEO and Co-founder of Massachusetts Bay Brewing Company, Dishes on UFO’s New “Refreshed” Look

May 18, 2017
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Brewer Highlight

You may not know the name Massachusetts Bay Brewing Company, but this Boston-based craft brewery makes the award-winning Harpoon and UFO portfolios of beer. Inspired by hefeweizens he drank on a trip to the Pacific Northwest nearly two decades ago, Dan Kenary’s refreshing, sometimes-fruit-infused-&-always-easy-drinking UFO beers (short for UnFiltered Offerings)...

Mike’s Hard Lemonade Company – The Leader of the Pack

May 18, 2017
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Beyond Beer
While the rest of the Flavored Malt Beverage category chugs along at about 4% growth, the premium-priced & never-price-promoted FMBs from Mike’s Hard Lemonade are posting double-digit gains.

The Third Screen is Now the First Screen

May 4, 2017
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Retail Edge

Beer marketers have done a great job with product innovation, especially in the craft beer segment. Besides the actual product, the promotions, merchandising/POS and advertising that the breweries provide help create excitement and should drive incremental purchase, which is what we all want. Their marketing departments are staffed with people...

Ryan’s Pub & PJ Ryan’s

May 1, 2017
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On-Premise Spotlight

For Patrick Ryan and his brother and business partner Paul Ryan, providing a warm and welcoming restaurant for their community is more than just business, it is a proud family legacy. Their father purchased his first establishment, Smokey Joe’s, in 1952. The friendly, old-school tavern that has served...

King of Prussia Beer Outlet

May 1, 2017
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Off-Premise Spotlight

From cars to real estate, Joe Elia has sold all kinds of things to make a living. But his passion is beer. To get his foot in the door of an industry he was determined to be a part of, Elia accepted a job as a clerk at KOP Beer...

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