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Six Minutes With Brent Mills, Co-Founder & Brewmaster At Delta’s Four Winds

RBS beer industry lawyer and Craft Counsel blog contributor Carlos Mendes recently interviewed Brent Mills, Co-Founder and Brewmaster at Delta’s Four Winds Brewing, for Scout Magazine.  In the interview, Carlos […]

Can Blue Moon’s new marketing campaign help the craft beer industry?

In a recent article in Craft Brewing News, writer Chris Crowell suggests that Big Beer campaigns promoting their “craft beer” will indeed help the craft beer industry. While he does […]

TTB accepts AB InBev’s $300,000 offer to settle for alleged trade practice violations

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has accepted a $300,000 settlement offer in compromise from Anheuser-Busch, LLC for alleged violations of the trade practice provisions of the […]

Is AB InBev trying to acquire yet another craft brewery?

Much has been written about AB InBev’s impending mega-merger with SABMiller. AB InBev’s acquisition of several popular craft breweries in the U.S. has similarly caught many in the craft beer […]

RBS lawyer Carlos Mendes joins Scout Magazine as their feature beer writer

RBS beer industry lawyer and Craft Counsel contributor Carlos Mendes recently took up a post as Scout Magazine’s beer writer. Here’s his first article for AWESOME THING WE DRANK on […]

Will AB InBev’s acquisition of SABMiller hurt the craft brewing industry?

In case you haven’t heard, Anheuser-Busch InBev is slated to acquire SABMiller for approximately $106 billion, a deal that would combine the two largest brewer’s in the world. The two […]

Los Angeles Times calls East Vancouver the “Craft Beer Capital of Canada”

A recent article by John Lee, a Vancouver travel writer and beer aficionado, about his on-foot experience touring Vancouver’s “Yeast Van” breweries was featured in the LA Times on November […]

How “Crafty” is Blue Moon?

According to one consumer, a little too crafty for not being craft at all. According to Court Documents, San Diego resident Evan Parent has commenced a class action suit against MillerCoors for misleading […]

Craft Counsel Brings BC Beer Law on Board

The Craft Counsel team expanded earlier this year by bringing Carlos Mendes on board to bolster the team. While this information is not breaking news, we thought VCBW was a […]

Do Breweries Create Residential Neighbourhoods or Do Residential Neighbourhoods Create Breweries?

Business In Vancouver recently published an Article outlining the success of New Westminster’s Brewery District but the success is not the story:  it’s how it was achieved.  Instead of sticking to the established […]