Craft Rhode Island Welcomes Night Shift Brewing

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"It’s a mindset that’s been with us since 2012, when we turned our nocturnal homebrewing hobby into Night Shift Brewing. It’s also our promise to you — to craft better beverages and experiences no matter where our journey takes us.

Craft RI Joins Distributors Against Human Trafficking

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Craft Rhode Island Joins Nationwide Fight Against Human Trafficking in Rhode Island


Beer distributors partner with National Beer Wholesalers Association on training to identify and report signs of human trafficking.

COVID-19 Update


March 24, 2020

Dear Valued Customers

As we continue to navigate COVID-19 together, we want to keep you updated on the proactive measures we are taking to conduct business for the foreseeable future. These changes are being put into place in an effort to protect the health and well-being of our employees and partners and help slow the spread of this virus in the communities we serve.


·         Any employee experiencing cold or flu symptoms is required to stay home until health is fully restored.

Carol Stoudt retires after 33 years

Pennsylvania’s Stoudt’s Brewing Company to Close


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Have you heard the news?  You can now join us online through Retailer Portal!  

Our unique e-commerce platform offers you the following right at your fingertips:

  • Online ordering
  • Invoice history
  • Account information
  • Online payments

We know you’ve got a lot to juggle, so get in on the perks!


Constellation Brands CEO to Step Down Next Year

From Brewbound

Article by Justin Kendall found on Rob Sands will step down as CEO of Constellation Brands on March 1, 2019, the New York-based alcohol beverage company announced today. Assuming the role from Sands will be Bill Newlands, who joined Constellation as chief growth officer in 2015 and took over as president from Sands in February.

Led By $23 Million Purchase of Cisco Brewers, Craft Brew Alliance Buys 3 Beer Companies

From Brewbound

Chris Furnari Oct. 10, 2018 at 10:31 AM Craft Brew Alliance’s nearly four-year-long strategy of partnering with smaller brands has officially culminated with three separate purchase agreements that, combined, will cost the company less than $45 million.

With rule change, Mass. breweries will let you fill up (almost) any growler

Jessica Bartlett Reporter Boston Business Journal Register Now Any Massachusetts craft beer drinker knows the problem: you go to a brewery that doesn’t sell its product in cans or bottles, and so you get a large glass growler filled from the tap to go.

Heineken Buys Remaining Stake in Lagunitas John Kell May 04, 2017 Heineken completed a deal to take full control of California-based Lagunitas, after the Dutch brewing giant was encouraged by efforts to expand the brand in a handful of international markets. On Thursday, Heineken (HINKF, +0.91%) said it acquired the remaining stake in Lagunitas in a deal that has been closed. Terms of the transaction weren't made public.