Craft Beer

Craft brewers' maverick mindsets won't wash when it comes to the laws around intellectual property. Pic:getty/olivierlemoal

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IP infringement is common - and costly - in craft brewing

By Doug Bania, Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants

Rock ‘n’ roll and craft brewing were born out of the same spirit of independence, making them ripe for the type of crossover you sometimes see between the music and alcohol industries. But behind every seemingly rebellious rock band is a brand that has...

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Molson Coors buys Hop Stuff Brewery

By Rachel Arthur

Molson Coors has bought the brewery, brand and taprooms of Hop Stuff Brewery, after the London craft brewery was hit by financial difficulties.

The new essence range is considered an addition to hops, not a replacement to traditional dry hopping and hop pellets. Pic: Getty/5PH

Synergy’s water soluble hop essences tackle beer and soft drinks

By Beth Newhart

At IFT last week, Synergy Flavors debuted a new line of Synergy Pure Hop Essences as an alternative to traditional dry hopping. The water soluble ingredients are designed for beer, but can also be used with soft drinks like sparkling water, kombucha and...

It’s likely the craft beer industry has reached its growth peak and will continue dealing with its overcrowded market. Pic: Getty/Picnote

US craft beer slows while spirits take off

By Beth Newhart

The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) has released a new report on machinery and automation trends among breweries and distilleries, who are scaling back on production goals and diversifying offerings to stay competitive.

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