Scottish craft brewer BrewDog enters Indian market in global expansion drive

INDIA – BrewDog, a multinational craft brewer and pub chain based in Scotland, has unveiled plans of expanding into India with the opening of 35 pubs and the launch of several bottled beer brands. According […]

Molson Coors Beverage debuts new craft beer Blue Moon LightSky

USA – Molson Coors Beverage Company has released a new brand called Blue Moon LightSky, a 95-calorie, light citrus wheat beer brewed at its revamped brewery in Denver, Colorado, USA. The Blue Moon LightSky, which […]

Molson Coors Beverage to acquire US craft beer maker Atwater Brewery

USA – Tenth and Blake Beer Company, the US craft division of Molson Coor Beverage Company has secured a deal to acquire Detroit-based craft beer maker Atwater Brewery. Founded in 1997, Atwater Brewery is one […]

United Breweries forays into craft beer segment with Kingfisher Ultra Witbier

INDIA – Bangalore-based United Breweries Limited has ventured into the alternate beer category with the launch of the Kingfisher Ultra Witbier – the first non-lager beer from the house of Kingfisher. Brewed with the authentic […]

Kirin’s Lion Little World Beverages to acquire US craft brewer New Belgium

USA – Lion Little World Beverages (LWB), the global craft beverages division of  Australasian brewer, Lion – which is part of Japanese beverage firm Kirin Holding – has secured a deal to acquire US craft […]

Craft beer maker White Owl Brewery raises US$5.63m to expand footprint

INDIA – Mumbai-based craft beer maker, White Owl Brewery has raised US$5.63 million (₹40 crore) in its second round of funding to accelerate the brewer’s expansion in new geographies. Led by existing investor, IIFL India […]

Victory Brewing Company to open new brewery in Philadelphia

USA – American craft beer maker, Victory Brewing Company has unveiled plans pf setting up a new brewery and taproom in Philadelphia, US. The brewer is planning to open a 14,000-square-foot facility that will feature […]

Spanish brewer Mahou Group acquires majority stake in Founders Brewing

USA – Spanish brewery Mahou-San Miguel Group has increased its stake in Michigan-based craft beer maker Founders Brewing to 90%. Mahoau already controlled a 30% stake in the fast-growing craft brewery following transaction in 2014 […]

India’s food safety regulator imposes new restrictions on yeast levels in beer

INDIA –  TheFood Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), a food safety regulator in India, is seeking to impose new restrictions that will ensure yeast and moulds count in beer made across the country […]

National craft beer associations form Independent Brewers of Europe partnership

EUROPE – European craft brewing associations Independent Brewers of Ireland, The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), Syndicat National des BrasseursIndépendants (SNBI), Unionbirrai, Scanian Beverage Producers, Det Fri Øl, and Craft Brewers Netherlands have formed the Independent […]