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Boston Beer Co on future for cider - just On Call

Overall growth of the cider category in the US is slowing down but the rise of craft producers could spark renewed opportunity, according to...

US cider to triple in ten years - Boston Beer CEO

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

Stephen Beaumont | 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.

James Wilmore | 22 Jul 2014

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

James Wilmore | 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.

James Wilmore | 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.

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Lucy Britner | 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.

Olly Wehring | 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.

James Wilmore | 12 Aug 2014

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

James Wilmore | 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.

James Wilmore | 13 Jun 2014

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

James Wilmore | 6 May 2014

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

James Wilmore | 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.

James Wilmore | 11 Feb 2014

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

James Wilmore | 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.

Andy Morton | 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.

Andy Morton | 16 Dec 2013

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

Andy Morton | 7 Nov 2013

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

Andy Morton | 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.

Andy Morton | 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.

Andy Morton | 25 Oct 2013

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

James Wilmore | 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.

James Wilmore | 24 Sep 2013

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

Andy Morton | 27 Aug 2013

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

James Wilmore | 21 Aug 2013

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

Andy Morton | 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.

Andy Morton | 13 Aug 2013

Big Wood Brewery has launched four of its craft beers in cans as the category continues its expansion into aluminium.

James Wilmore | 8 Aug 2013

Boston Beer Co's hard cider brand, Angry Orchard, saw the biggest jump in US on-trade distribution in the first half of 2013, followed by Anheuser-Busch InBev's Budweiser Black Crown, according to latest figures.

Liz Hague | 2 Aug 2013

Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:

Andy Morton | 20 May 2013

Butcombe Brewery is to distribute Sierra Nevada Brewing Company's Pale Ale on draught in the UK's south west.

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