Advisory Board

CBD's advisory board, also called the Truth Squad, consists of over 30 industry executives from craft brewers, distributors, retailers, and allied industry people. The identities of members of the Truth Squad are kept confidential in order to promote candor.

Duties include monthly phone/email conversations regarding a variety of topics and issues that are important to the craft beer industry. Additionally, truth squad members share their sales and pricing data, although all information is kept confidential and aggregated to spot trends.

Also, Truth Squad members call or email us on issues of interest that arise in their markets.

If you are an industry executive and are interested in joining the beer industry Truth Squad, send me an email at , and you will be included in the beer industry's quest for the Truth which, apparently, sets us free.

New Belgium Realigns, Cutting 28 Employees From its Workforce

FILED FEBRUARY 23, 2018 Another month, and unfortunately another round of layoffs taking place at a top 50 craft brewing company. New Belgium has just announced it will let go of 28 employees between their Fort Collins, Colorado and Asheville, North Carolina operations. The cut, which represents less than 4% of New Belgium's workforce, will center on brewery personnel between their two facilities. No sales or marketing people were affected, CBD understands.
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Sam Adams "Probably Won't Get to Growth This Year" But Angry Orchard Might

FILED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 Boston Beer depletions were down 5% in 2016, and down 5% again this past year. But yesterday the company estimated full year 2018 depletions to be "between flat to up 6%."
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