Perpetual Beer Cheese is a collaboration between Caputo Brothers Creamery, Tröegs Independent Brewing, and the Giant food stores chain, and takes a novel approach to one of key components in beer — hops — by infusing it into warm pasteurized milk like a giant tea bag.
-- Craig LaBan, Philadelphia Inquirer
Satellite Logistics allegedly failed to immediately put the 11 shipping containers of brew in a climate-controlled facility, leaving it in below-zero temperatures for several days, Heineken charges in Manhattan Federal Court papers.
-- Kathianne Boniello, New York Post
In Tijuana, the shortage of commercial-brand beer in corner stores and supermarkets is becoming more evident three weeks after the Mexican government deemed beer and other alcohol products as non-essential during the COVID-19 pandemic.
-- Alexandra Mendoza, San Diego Union-Tribune
Goose Island Brewing...has dispatched a black van to roam the streets of Chicago Thursday through Sunday, playing ice cream truck music. If customers call the phone number displayed on the van, the van will deliver beer to them.
-- Ashok Selvam, Eater Chicago
Around six million partygoers gather every year in Munich for the two-week long festivities, held in packed tents with long wooden tables and oompah bands, which makes more than 1 billion euros ($1.08 billion) for the city.
-- Madeline Chambers, Reuters
"We have these badass characters and we want to bring them to life," said Reiter, referencing the mascots that live on the brewery’s can art. On the app, consumers will be able to learn more about their favorite characters. In a future iteration of the app, you'll even be able to "unlock" characters to spend time with you while you’re drinking.
-- Kenny Gould, Forbes
The beer industry has been deemed essential under guidelines from the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), something the heads of beer trade associations worked to secure. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak set guidelines on March 12 outlining which businesses were essential and which were not, but breweries, wineries, pubs and bars fell on the non-essential side of the line.
-- Jessica Infante, Brewbound
Mexico’s Grupo Modelo said on Thursday it will temporarily stop brewing Corona beer and other brands exported to 180 countries after its business activities were declared non-essential under a government order aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.
-- Adriana Barrera, Reuters
Just as with wine, some beers get better with age. Time can cause the boozy heat of a high-gravity beer to mellow, allowing the flavors that booziness once masked to come to the forefront.
-- Matt Koesters, Cincinnati Enquirer
Thanks in part to temporarily loosened liquor laws, many small breweries were able to keep product moving and workers working by swiftly and seamlessly transitioning to take-out cans, bottles, growlers, and, in some cases, kegs.
-- Meredith Heil, Thrillist