ALBANY, NY — As New York’s craft brewing initiative gains momentum more and more craft brewers are emerging to showcase their creations and with the newly stimulated craft beverage market comes a group of beer drinkers looking to put an end to their small beer selection and find a brew that suits their taste buds. On March 25, brewers and consumers from across New York met at the Desmond Hotel in Albany to taste and talk all things beer. [Read more…]
Before rolling up their sleeves in preparation for the warmer weather, many in the wine industry in the Eastern United States found their way to The Oncenter in Syracuse, NY for the Eastern Winery Exposition. This three-day event was held March 22-24. [Read more…]
The conference featured one- and multi-day workshops in distilling various spirits as well as safety. Attendees had the opportunity to select and attend over 50 seminars which ranged from marketing to distilling to business. [Read more…]
The University of Southern Maine (USM), Portland, ME welcomed the 2nd Annual New England Craft Brew Summit on March 31, 2017, hosted by the Maine Brewers’ Guild. Glenn Cummings, president of USM, welcomed over 500 craft brewers as representatives of an industry “with more plaid [and] more beards than any Maine logging company.” [Read more…]
Cullen Farrell and Kyle Ober are passionate about ingredients because the best ingredients make the best juice.
Co-founders of rijuice in Lancaster, PA, Farrell and Ober are enjoying success with a product they developed with a healthy mix of a dream and passion in the basement of a local bar three years ago. The first juice was a blend of apple, lemon and ginger, which is still popular today as Sunshine Daydream. [Read more…]