28 November

Alabama Holding Back Growth of Viable Manufacturing Sector


Lucy Berry of al.com recently looked into the decision of Cigar City Brewing Co of Tampa to pass on Alabama and Georgia while searching for a location for their upcoming expansion. According to Cigar City founder Joey Redner, Alabama’s unfavorable legal environment toward breweries is the reason the state was never seriously considered. It was […]

3 April

Alabama Beer Production Up 47% in 2013


The Alabama Brewers Guild has completed its annual production survey which captures the state of the industry through December 2013. All told, 29 breweries and brewpubs participated in the annual survey. Combined, they produced approximately 28,372 barrels of beer in 2013. This is a 47% increase in production from 2012. The report also showed that […]