Join us in appreciation of some of the standouts in Chicago’s craft beer scene in 2013 with the GDB Craft Beer Awards.
A family in Tennessee and an investment group in Chicago are teaming up to buy wholesalers City Beverage and River North — creating a powerhouse Anheuser-Busch distribution chain.
A discussion about the relationship between brewer and distributor is on tap at today’s Illinois Liquor Control Commission meeting.
Someone had to do it. Why did it have to be us? We don’t know; it just did.
With a few flicks of a pen today, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed HB 2606 into law effectively ending Anheuser-Busch’s minority ownership — and majority control — over distributor City Beverage. The legislation, approved overwhelmingly by the Illinois House and Senate during the spring legislative session, would prohibit a brewer from owning a distributor. Introduced in February, the bill specifically …
Legislation prohibiting a brewer from owning a distributor in Illinois, effectively ending Anheuser-Busch’s reign over City Beverage, is headed to the governor’s desk.
What happens when you give the brewers at a giant macro brewery a little creative freedom? Shock Top Campfire Wheat happens.
Meet the newest brewery to enter the Illinois market; Kansas based Tallgrass. The brewery’s canned beers will be arriving on downstate store shelves this week and across Chicago next month.
On Wednesday the Illinois Senate Executive Committee unanimously approved bills impacting homebrewing in Illinois as well as legislation prohibiting a brewer from owning a distributor in the state.
Global brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev’s decision to relinquish its ownership interest in an Illinois distributor all but paved the way for the Illinois House to pass a bill prohibiting a brewer from owning a distributor.