The Craft Brewers Conference, not surprisingly, was the scene of some important NYC beer news.
Brooklyn Brewery President and co-founder Steve Hindy is selling his voting shares in the Brooklyn Brewery. He owns 50 percent of the voting shares in the brewery, reports Brewbound, which gives him the ability to appoint board members and make hiring decisions. The others 50 percent is owned by the Ottaway family, which will have 1o0 percent of the voting shares once Hindy sells them.
Read the full report here at Brewbound, which also relates that Hindy will remain the company president and focus on the development of the craft beer industry as a whole.
Also revealed at the CBC by reporter John Holl: Shmaltz will be opening a brewery in Brooklyn later this summer. Founder Jeremy Cowan told Holl at the conference (which Holl tweeted) that Shmaltz will open a 7bbl brewery in the borough. See the tweets here at BeerPulse.