Remember the TailGate brewery story about them opening a big production brewery in Franklin? First it was a $1,950,000 in grants and $2,300,000 to renovate a building. Then it was "At least one commission member questioned whether the city should be providing funding to the brewer without having seen a business plan or other financial documents." Now it seems to be off – or at least put off. Not only hasn't the San Diego company provided their documentation they've "billed the city nearly $107,000 for travel and accounting expenses as well as lost business." article
Sun King has label approval for a generic beer can. They can then add a second stick-on label to produce cans of seasonal products. They may be the first of many breweries to do this as it does away with the extraordinary price that must be paid to order small batches of printed cans.
Donnington Brewery (right) near Stow on the Wold found a recipe for a beer made in 1865 so they did it again as Founders Ale. 4% with Styrian hops.
Bass has declined from 2M bbls to just 100,000 bbls per year and ABInBev has the brand up for sale. £10-£15M is expected. Boddingtons and Flowers may follow as as ABInBev tries to strip itself of merger debts.
The Otley Brewery in Wales is selling Thai bO beer with lime leaf, galangal, and lemongrass.
Great Fermentations passes this on but Do NOT try it with a beer for obvious reasons.