Beer The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Beer en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT Sam Adams Founder: Waiting for That 'Light Bulb' Moment? Don't. Jim Koch launched the Boston Beer Company from his kitchen table in 1984. Now, 30 years later, the leader of the craft brewing movement is doing more than $700 million in sales. Here’s what he learned about starting up. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Sam Adams Founder: To Compete With Giants, 'Bring Your Small-Business Game' Boston Beer Company, the maker of Samuel Adams, is the leader of the craft beer movement. But founder Jim Koch is also playing against beer titans such as MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch InBev. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT Catherine Clifford From Recreational Apparel to Weed, Here Are Our Best Cities for Niche Industries Our annual Best Cities feature explores the hot spots for specific business categories. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jonathan Blum, Grant Davis, Joe Lindsey, Jenna Schnuer and Andrew Tilin What Keeps the Founder of Sam Adams Going After 30 Years Jim Koch has had the same title for the last three decades, but he's as excited as ever to go to work each day. Here's why. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How Sam Adams Is Thriving as a Pony Among Clydesdales Jim Koch, the founder of Boston Beer Company, explains how his brewery came to be the biggest of the little beer houses. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:05:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Could Rising Costs Mean the End of Craft Beer Brewers? With the increased price of hops, craft beer makers could end up being sold to beverage giants. Sat, 31 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT Arjun Kharpal Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones The FAA's shutdown of Lakemaid beer delivery drones drew criticism for hurting small businesses. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:03:00 GMT Kate Taylor Yum or Yuck? MillerCoors Unveils a Bourbon-Flavored Beer Hoping to win over the younger set, MillerCoors has introduced a bourbon inspired lager. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:30:00 GMT Laura Entis 3 Things Beer Aficionados Can Look Forward to in 2014 There are some delicious innovations coming out of the nation's 2,500 breweries, including a beer cocktail trend. Sun, 22 Dec 2013 15:00:00 GMT Tom Rotunno How the Franchise Industry Tapped Into the Craft Beer Trend By cutting out major food menus, these businesses let franchisees -- and their customers -- focus on what's truly important: what's in the glass. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 16:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Brand Shop 'Taps' Into Its Expertise to Build Brewery With traditional advertising revenue shrinking, TBD of Bend, Ore., diversifies its branding business by selling craft beers. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:00:00 GMT Sarah Max Meet the Newest Member of the Billionaires Club: Sam Adams Creator Jim Koch Jim Koch, who built the Sam Adams brand from a small microbrewery into the second-largest American brewery, has landed on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Mon, 09 Sep 2013 20:30:00 GMT Ray Hennessey What Craft Beer Can Teach You About Business Growth: Best Advice from Jim Koch of Sam Adams The Boston Beer Co. expands its microloan and mentorship program. Plus, the founder shares the most popular advice he dispenses to young business owners. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:48:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Mobile App Helps Bars Manage Changing Beer Selections Taplister helps customers and bartender up-to-date on what's being poured at their favorite bars. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 09:00:00 GMT John Patrick Pullen College Entrepreneurs Invent a Way to Keep Beer Cold KegSkins banishes the biggest party foul -- warm beer. Sun, 02 Dec 2012 08:00:00 GMT Jodi Helmer Carving a New Niche in Craft Beer How the Growler Station is building a business on a new beer-to-go concept. Fri, 22 Jun 2012 02:00:00 GMT Katherine Duncan Valentine's Niche: Say It With Beer and Beef Jerky? In the business of love, nothing is sacred -- not even candy hearts and red roses. Tue, 14 Feb 2012 03:00:00 GMT Diana Ransom Boston Beer Co.'s Jim Koch on Self Reliance How the founder of America's largest craft brewery faces challenges, stays connected and maintains long-standing success. Wed, 30 Nov 2011 02:00:00 GMT Teri Evans Maestros of Malt: How Five Craft Brewmasters Got the Beer Bug These Oregon entrepreneurs developed a taste for beer and turned it into a thriving business. Wed, 23 Nov 2011 02:00:00 GMT Diana Ransom How One Craft Brewery Is Tapping Social Media Chicago's Finch's Beer replaces signage with social media marketing and finds frothy fame. Thu, 13 Oct 2011 06:00:00 GMT Dan O'Shea