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Breaking Bad Actor Dean Norris Strikes Licensing Agreement to Produce Schraderbräu Beer

LOS ANGELES – Dean Norris, also known as Hank Schrader from Sony Pictures Television’s hit TV series “Breaking Bad,” has announced that his company, Rust Belt Brewing, has signed a licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to produce Schraderbräu Beer. Schraderbräu, the homebrew beer made by Walter White’s DEA agent brother-in-law, […]

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13 Big Beer Brands That Are Growing, Despite Craft Beers Ascension

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Craft Beer growth is still doing well despite some rumbles, stumbles and bumbles. According to the Brewers Association overall U.S. beer volume sales were down 1% in 2017, whereas craft brewer sales continued to grow at a rate of 5% by volume, reaching 12.7% of the U.S. beer market by […]

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MillerCoors Can Claim MillerLite has “More Taste”.

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Advertising regulators say MillerCoors can claim Miller Lite has “more taste” than Bud Light and Michelob Ultra but recommends the brewer stop commercials that make it appear that the conclusion is based on a survey on taste preference. At issue were vignettes Chicago-based MillerCoors produced showing consumers drinking unnamed beers […]

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So \m/etal. Ball Debuts New Can Finishes.

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According to FoodBev Media Ball Corporation is having a ball debuting some pretty sweet new colors, finishes and treatments for beer cans.  One of those new colors is called Day Glo. Ball’s Day Glo technology can allow for brighter designs to stand out in foodservice environments such as bars and […]

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Would You Capsule Your Beer? (Should You?)

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As a Coffee Geek I know that coffee capsule machines like the K-Cup and their ilk make ridiculously bad coffee at stratospherically high prices and with earth crushing amounts of waste. (trifecta achieved). As a Beer Geek I know that beer capsule machines like the… … WAIT WTF? a Beer […]

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Could A Trademark Dispute Kill Your Most Popular Beer?

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Trademarks are serious business. Trademarks in consumer products like beer are even more serious. Getting it right can mean raging success. Getting it wrong can mean your cult beer that is driving your growth can embroil your brewery in a gut wrenching trademark dispute with Cease and Desist letters covering […]

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Bell’s Double IPA, HOPSolution, joining year-round lineup

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Bell’s Double IPA joining year-round lineup; exclusive, new releases coming to its General Store   COMSTOCK, Mich. – Two brand new Bell’s beers have been announced for 2019, but Bell’s Brewery has more in store for craft beer fans this fall. Michigan’s largest independent craft brewery is proud to announce […]

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