Weyerbacher Brewing is going through a rough financial patch. The 24-year-old Easton, Pa., brewery laid off two longtime salespeople to trim costs as it seeks new investment.
“We’re in the process of reorganizing a little bit,” said Josh Lampe, the company’s COO. “We’re getting some funding from investors. As part of that, we had to get the company healthy before … Read the rest
By now, you’ve heard New Jersey’s Bureau of Alcohol Beverage Control has spiked those dumbass, new brewery tasting room rules. Y’know, the ones that – among many other things – prohibit breweries from displaying menus from the local pizza shop and require a permit to turn the Eagles game on TV.
The agency will go back to the drawing board … Read the rest
Well Crafted Beer Co.
Where: 310 Madison St, Lansdale (Montco). The 100-year-old former Masonic temple was most recently used as an arts center.
What: Joining Round Guys as Lansdale’s second brewery, the space features a 7-barrel brewhouse, 20-tap tasting room and open-air seating within steps of Lansdale’s newly renovated SEPTA train station.
Who: A group of alumni from Rochester Institute … Read the rest
Note: This column contains a clarification below.
The foam hit the fan on Facebook this weekend when a musician posted an item that his gigs at a central Jersey brewery had been canceled, because of a new policy edict from the N.J. Division of Alcohol and Beverage Control.
The item was wrong: Though change is coming, no new policy has … Read the rest
MEGABREWERIES churn out millions of barrels of beer every year. Microbreweries make thousands. So what do you call a company that brews just 100 or so barrels of beer each year?
A couple of dozen have cropped up across the country in the past two years, operating quietly out of basements, garages and even storage units. They brew … Read the rest