Stone Brewing, Co. now available in Europe!

Today is a monumental, historic day in the craft beer industry. Today marks the first day of Stone Brewing Co. Beer produced in Berlin, Germany being available throughout Europe. With this achievement, Stone Brewing Co. becomes the first brewery - independently owned and operated – to build and operate a brewery in Europe.

12 Brewers of Christmas Draft List!

It's the most wonderful time for a beeeeer! And this year's lineup for Meadhall's annual 12 Brewers of Christmas is lookin' delicious. Each day leading up to the main event on Wednesday, December 16th, (when all 12 participating breweries take over all 110 taps) one keg a day will be designated as the "Tot Keg." Kicking things off this Friday the 4th is Allagash White - proceeds from each pint sold will benefit Toys For Tots.

Tot Keg lineup:

ThanksGIVING - Company Food Drive For Everett's Connolly Center

In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday and to give back to our community, our company-wide food drive brought in over $800 to buy non-perishable food items for Everett's Connolly Center - a local emergency food pantry and community center. So, we went shopping:

6 RI Breweries to Check Out Mon, November 23, 2015
By Gail Ciampa
Journal Food Editor Follow @gailciampa
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at 12:01 AM
How do you decide which breweries to visit when you have so many choices? The newest, Sean Larkin's Revival at Brutopia in Cranston, opened just last week.
I suggest you group them together and make a beer trail: one in South County and one in Pawtucket, currently the state's capital of beer.

4th Annual RI Brewfest Coming Soon

EVENT DETAILS FOURTH ANNUAL RHODE ISLAND BREW FEST We are excited to host the fourth annual Rhode Island Brew Fest, a celebration of American craft breweries featuring the best brews the Ocean State has to offer. Join us on January 30, 2016 as we host 55+ breweries with over 175 beers to sample from. The event will have two, three-hour sampling sessions from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m and 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Each session will feature local vendors and a food court. We proudly support the attending brewers by purchasing all of their product at the festival.

Riverwalk's Uncle Bob's Wins Big in RI

The follow was taken from a press release written by Riverwalk Brewing Co. on November 3rd, 2015.


NEWBURYPORT, MA – Riverwalk Brewing Co. is proud to announce that Uncle Bob’s was awarded second place in the English-Style Bitter category at the 2015 Great International Beer & Cider Competition in providence, RI.

Meet Yonkers Brewing Company!

We recently welcomed Jackie Rubbo of Yonkers Brewing Co. to Union Beer Distributors to give us the story behind their new upstart brewery in Yonkers, NY. The brewery is one of the newest to be apart of our ever-growing craft beer porfolio, and we're excited to share both their mission and their great beer!


·  How did Yonkers Brewing Co. get started?

Riverwalk Brewing Expands Distribution in MA

We're pleased to announce our partnership with Newburyport, Massachusetts' Riverwalk Brewing Company! Known for it's Belgian and English-influenced unfiltered, bottle conditioned brews, Riverwalk's beers will be available across the state for the first time.

The following is a press release from Riverwalk Brewing Co., released August 4th, 2015.

Riverwalk Brewing Co. will dramatically expand distribution efforts by signing with Craft Brewers Guild in Everett, MA. Their portfolio includes many of the top imported and domestic craft breweries in the world.

Rogue brews a beer using an unusual ingredient

Recently, Oregon-based craft brewer Rogue Ales created a beer with a rather odd ingredient- yeast extracted from Brewmaster John Maier's ever-growing beard. Quite the unusual twist on the four main components of beer. The Wall Street Journal has written an article featuring the "Beard Beer", and it's well worth the read!