What’s Behind the Stone Layoffs?

What’s Behind the Stone Layoffs?

The San Diego craft beer community was shocked to hear that Stone Brewing recently laid off approximately 60 employees, amounting to 5% of their workforce. This is surprising, because up until this point, Stone appeared to be having a banner year. They went...
Big Beer Just Got Bigger

Big Beer Just Got Bigger

AB InBev/SABMiller Merger Closes The two biggest beer companies in the world finalized their merger earlier this week to the tune of more than $100 Billion. Merger, acquisition, takeover…whatever you want to call it, AB InBev decided they wanted SABMiller and...
San Diego Wins Big at GABF 2016

San Diego Wins Big at GABF 2016

GABF Wrap-Up The 35th annual Great American Beer Fest was held this past weekend in Denver. The festival wrapped up Sunday, with brewers and brewery reps flying home, beer-soaked and probably more than a little hungover. With 1700 breweries pouring more than...
Beer Festivals: Inside the Industry

Beer Festivals: Inside the Industry

Beer Festivals: Inside the Industry It’s a beautiful, sunny, Saturday in San Diego and you have just paid $50 for all-you-can-drink of your favorite local beers at an outdoor beer festival. Along with unlimited tastes of beer, you are treated to live music and...