Hangar 24 Cuts Brewing Staff, Installs New Leadership Team

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by Todd, Jan 9, 2019.

  1. Todd

    Todd Founder (5,621) Aug 23, 1996 California

  2. JackHorzempa

    JackHorzempa Poo-Bah (3,760) Dec 15, 2005 Pennsylvania

    “…the Brewers Association indicate that Hangar 24’s production was flat in 2017, at 34,640 barrels, down from a peak of about 37,000 barrels in 2014.”

    Another indicator of the challenging conditions for larger, distributing craft breweries.

    It appears that some of the strategies of Hangar 24 are:

    · Saving money by reducing staff: “Speaking to Brewbound, Cook said the decision to lay off six of the company’s 13 brewery employees was aimed at “right-sizing”...”

    · Having their largest selling beers be produced by another brewery: “For his part, Cook said that shifting production of Hangar 24’s higher volume brands — Orange Wheat, Betty IPA, Aventura Mexican-style lager, and Peak Blonde — to Gordon Biersch will create “economies of scale”...”