Could vending machines dispense hard seltzer? Canned cocktails?

Innovators at Anheuser-Busch and Coca-Cola are creeping closer to offering a contactless dispenser, thanks to blockchain technology, improved vending components, and a groundswell of support for anything that reduces contamination risks.

Ashton Lewis and Kain Escobar Give Insights into Brewing World Class Hard Seltzer

This past week, Hard Seltzer News Podcast was joined by Ashton Lewis, Technical Sales Manager for Brewers Supply Group (BSG) and Kain Escobar,...

Will Consumers Get Strainge for Halloween?

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company's Strainge Beast hard kombucha quietly grows its distribution footprint. Halloween of 2020 will go down as one of the strangest ever....

RTD Start-ups Ride Hard Seltzer Coattails

While hard seltzers are doing the work of pulling beer drinkers into the RTD category, spirit-based RTDs offer further options for consumers to branch out into once they’ve been hooked.

Andrew Rodbell of Post Meridiem Podcast Interview Transcript

In a recent interview with Hard Seltzer News, Post Meridiem Spirits co-founder Andrew Rodbell talked about the company’s origins, the early success of a...

A-B’s BudLight Ugly Sweater Seltzers in Stores by Nov 2

Anheuser-Busch (NYSE: BUD), which reports third quarter earnings tomorrow, announced yesterday that they are unwrapping an Ugly Sweater pack with Bud Light Seltzer flavors...

Ron Alvarado of Ficks Beverage Company – Interview Transcript

In a recent interview with Hard Seltzer News, Ficks co-founder Ron Alvarado talked about the company's origins, transitioning to an alcohol product, fermenting tips, and more.

Ficks Turns Oranges into Alcohol

When San Francisco-based Ficks Beverage Company began the transition from non-alcoholic cocktail mixers to hard seltzer, Ron Alvarado and his co-founder, Mike Williamson, had an important decision to make: Just how were they going to craft their product? 

On the Rocks Acquisition Gives Beam Instant Foothold in RTDs

“On the Rocks is the pioneer in the premium pre-mixed cocktails category, and joining forces couldn’t come at a better time,” said Albert Baladi, president and CEO of Beam Suntory.

Brian Shanks of Bold Rock Talks Openly about Joining Artisanal Brewing Ventures

In an exclusive interview with Hard Seltzer News, Brian Shanks, co-founder of Bold Rock Beverages, disclosed advantages of their joining Artisanal Brewing Ventures.  This is the transcript of the full interview.  Enjoy!

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