There is plenty of room in the market for many more breweries but only if they focus purely on supplying their local markets, with the majority of sales derived from their on-site tap rooms. This was the view of Steve Hindy, Brooklyn Brewery co-founder, when Beer Insider made a visit to New York City to…

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In 2015 brewing entrepreneur David Bruce received an email from the Seattle-based Elysian Brewing company in the US with the message that the business was to be sold for $35 million and the assumption was that as an investor he would agree to the deal. He did agree and shortly afterwards $2.1 million landed in…

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It seems that hardly a day goes by when I don’t either visit or hear about a bar, pub, bottle shop or even a cafe that has a beer selection that I would have travelled the length of the country to visit five years ago. The reality is that today we are inundated with quality…

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These are seismic times for the beer industry as smaller craft brewers find themselves on the shopping lists of the big players – notably AB InBev (ABI), which has been buying up small rivals on an almost weekly basis. This is a well known trend and is most prevalent in the US but what is…

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