Great Lakes Brewing Company ventures into cans for the first time

After more than 28 years in the brewery business, Great Lakes Brewing Company will begin distributing in cans. Beginning in May, the Cleveland brewery’s year-round Turntable Pils and seasonal Lightkeeper Blonde Ale will be available in 12-packs of 12-ounce cans, while Rally Drum Red Ale will be presented in 12-packs of 16-ounce cans, with 16-ounce cans of Turntable Pils to follow … [ Read more]

Harpoon Brewery is coming to Minnesota

Another craft brewery celebrating 30 years in business will soon be joining Summit on shelves in Minnesota. Boston’s Harpoon Brewery, founded in 1986, will be coming to the Twin Cities beginning in November. Harpoon is the 19th largest craft brewery in the country and Minnesota is the first new state they’ve expanded into in eight years. … [ Read more]

Harpoon Brewery collaborates with cymbal company, Zildjian

Prepare your palate to rock. Boston-based Harpoon Brewery teamed up with renowned cymbal manufacturer, Avedis Zildjian Company, to create a special pale ale as part of its 100 Barrel Series. Introduced in 2003, the series showcases the brewing talents of Harpoon’s employees, with a unique release every couple of months. “Music is part of our … [ Read more]

Boston Brew News: Charles River Pale Ale and “Pay-To-Play”

Two beer updates from Beantown: Boston’s Harpoon Brewery will brew a pale ale with water from the Charles River. The once-disgusting river has apparently grown clearer over the years, and the 400 gallons of water for the limited-edition brew was purified before it hit the mash tun. And in less-surprising news, Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission has … [ Read more]