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Reyes Beverage Group lines up DBI Beverage purchase

15 Jul 2019

Reyes Beverage Group is to buy DBI Beverage, a beer distributor covering northern California.

Why craft brewers must turn up their ethical volume - Sustainability Spotlight

31 May 2019

The merger of Boston Beer Co and fellow craft brewer Dogfish Head Brewery earlier this month shows craft brewers are far from immune from the challenging conditions in the US beer sector. In today's market, strong sustainability credentials might be expected to bolster craft brewers but, Ben Cooper writes, craft brewers are underplaying their sustainability profile. With more powerful competitors taking every opportunity to promote sustainability achievements, modesty is a dubious virtue.

Fruit-flavoured beer? Think of the kids - Comment

28 Mar 2017

This month, just-drinks' beer commentator, Stephen Beaumont, uses his regular column to look at the fruit-flavoured beer segment, and spies a red flag.

Craft competition hinders Q4 for Boston Beer Co

19 Feb 2016

Greater competition from craft brewers and higher advertising costs dragged down profits for Boston Beer Co in the final quarter of 2015.

just the week in - Beer

7 Aug 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

How do you like them apples? Boston Beer Co sees future for cider - just On Call

4 Aug 2015

Overall growth of the cider category in the US is slowing down but the rise of craft producers could spark renewed opportunity, according to Martin Roper, president & CEO of Boston Beer Co.

just the Ten - Top Interviews of 2014

17 Dec 2014

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read interviews on just-drinks in 2014.

just On Call - US cider on course to triple in ten years - Boston Beer Co CEO

31 Oct 2014

The US hard cider category could triple over the next ten years despite an anticipated slowdown in current growth rates, according to the head of Boston Beer Co.

US: Boston Beer Co founder sells stock worth nearly US$1m

12 Aug 2014

Boston Beer Co's founder & chairman has offloaded 4,000 of his shares in the group, worth nearly US$1m.

US: Boston Beer Co's marketing efforts pay off as H1 sales, profits up

31 Jul 2014

Boston Beer Company has seen a healthy rise in first-half profits and sales as spending on advertising and marketing helped see off competition in the craft beer market.

Analysis - Imported ciders face tough task in US

22 Jul 2014

Cider appears to be continuing its breakthrough in the US, with domestic brands outperforming imports.

Analysis - Boston Beer Co's innovations offer optimism

13 Jun 2014

Boston Beer Company’s CEO resisted getting carried away after his group’s first-quarter figures a few weeks ago. Though the firm reported a rise in profits and sales, the US’ leading craft brewer is aware of the growing competition in the segments it operates - which include cider and flavoured tea, as well as the beer market.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

13 Jun 2014

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

Product Launch - US: Boston Beer Co's Angry Orchard The Muse

6 May 2014

Boston Beer Co has released a third variant as part of its speciality Angry Orchard cider portfolio.

just On Call - Boston Beer Co remains cautious despite strong Q1

1 May 2014

Boston Beer Co has resisted raising its full-year profits outlook as the threat of major players launching new ciders and investing in other brands means “uncertainty” for the group, according to its CEO.

US: Boston Beer Co Q1 sales, profits soar

1 May 2014

Boston Beer Company has seen a strong lift in first-quarter sales and profits, partly boosted by the national rollout of its Samuel Adams Rebel IPA brand.

Product Launch - US: Boston Beer Co’s Samuel Adams Escape Route

11 Feb 2014

Boston Beer Co has launched a seasonal Kölsch-style beer to capture the late Winter, early Spring market in the US.

US: Cider growth marches on as on-trade FY volumes soar - figures

9 Jan 2014

Cider continued its significant growth in the US last year as on-trade volumes rose sharply, while craft beer continued to steal category share, according to recent figures.

Product Launch - US: Boston Beer Co's Samuel Adams Cold Snap

6 Jan 2014

The Boston Beer Co has introduced a new seasonal Samuel Adams beer that uses a blend of fruits, flowers and spices from around the world.

AUS: Coca-Cola Amatil returns to beer, cider

16 Dec 2013

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) is to return to Australia's beer and cider sectors this week after a two-year hiatus.

Product Launch - US: The Boston Beer Co's Samuel Adams 2013 Utopias

7 Nov 2013

The Boston Beer Co has released its latest batch of its high-abv barrel-aged beer, Samuel Adams Utopias.

AUS: Coca-Cola Amatil to handle Boston Beer Co's Samuel Adams

4 Nov 2013

Coca-Cola Amatil has signed a “long-term exclusive” agreement with The Boston Beer Co to distribute its Samuel Adams brand in Australia.

US: Boston Beer Co posts YTD profits rise as volumes jump

31 Oct 2013

The Boston Beer Co has posted a jump in year-to-date profits as an increase in marketing spend failed to offset higher sales and volumes.

US: Night spots bear brunt of on-trade beer woes - figures

25 Oct 2013

Beer volume declines in the US on-trade have accelerated, with bars and clubs hardest hit, new figures have shown.

Comment - Beer - Who's Big in Craft Beer

3 Oct 2013

The performance of the craft beer sub-category dominates the brewing headlines. Larry Nelson takes an in-depth look at the numbers and details Boston Beer Co's position as the driving force for craft in the US.

US: Beer bounces back, buoyed by craft, in 2012 - research

2 Oct 2013

The US beer sector saw a return to growth in 2012, driven by the continued rise of craft beer and premium products, a new report reveals.

Product Launch - US: Boston Beer Co's Angry Orchard Green Apple

24 Sep 2013

Boston Beer Company has released details of a new year-round variant for its Angry Orchard cider range.

US: Boston Beer Co acquires Coney Island brand

27 Aug 2013

The Boston Beer Co has bought the Coney Island brand from Shmaltz Brewing Company.

Product Launch - US: Boston Beer Co's Angry Orchard Cinnful Apple

21 Aug 2013

Boston Beer Company is launching a new seasonal variant to its hard cider brand Angry Orchard.

US: Craft beer cuts into top on-trade brands - survey

13 Aug 2013

Craft beer has helped cut the on-trade market share of the top 25 US beer brands by four percentage points over the past year, a new survey has revealed.

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