Boulevard http://kcur.org en Boulevard Sale Shows American Beer Makers Have Turned The Tables On Europe http://kcur.org/post/boulevard-sale-shows-american-beer-makers-have-turned-tables-europe <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">People in Kansas City may not be too thrilled about it, but the pending sale of Boulevard Brewing company to Belgian beer maker </span>Duvel<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Moortgat<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says a lot about how the American craft beer industry has grown up and gone global. </span></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:02:40 +0000 Frank Morris 48252 at http://kcur.org Boulevard Sale Shows American Beer Makers Have Turned The Tables On Europe Boulevard Brewery Founder John McDonald Discusses Exit Strategy http://kcur.org/post/boulevard-brewery-founder-john-mcdonald-discusses-exit-strategy <p>Boulevard Brewery grew from humble beginnings to be ranked 12th in the nation for craft beer companies. The&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kansas City favorite announced October 17 that it had been sold to a 142-year old Belgian company called </span>Duvel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Moortgat<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Brewery.</span></p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 19:03:43 +0000 Susan B. Wilson, Matthew Long-Middleton & Sydney Llewellyn 45926 at http://kcur.org Boulevard Brewery Founder John McDonald Discusses Exit Strategy Boulevard Beer 'Ingrained in Kansas City' Sold to Duvel of Belgium http://kcur.org/post/boulevard-beer-ingrained-kansas-city-sold-duvel-belgium <p></p><p>The owner of Kansas City’s <a href="http://www.boulevard.com/wp-content/themes/boulevard960/ageverify.php?r=http://www.boulevard.com">Boulevard Brewing Company</a> has sold a majority stake in the business to a Belgian brewery. Still John McDonald, Boulevard’s founder, says the deal with <a href="http://www.duvel.com/">Duvel Moortgat </a>will only allow the brewery to accelerate its Kansas City expansion.</p><p><strong>Charting a new path</strong></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:38:07 +0000 Frank Morris 45443 at http://kcur.org Boulevard Beer 'Ingrained in Kansas City' Sold to Duvel of Belgium Boulevard President Sells Majority Of Company To Belgian Brewery http://kcur.org/post/boulevard-president-sells-majority-company-belgian-brewery <p>The <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2013/10/17/mcdonald-sells-majority-stake-in.html?ana=e_kan_bn">Kansas City Business Journal reports</a> that Kansas City-based CEO of Boulevard Brewing Co., John</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">McDonald has sold the majority interest in the company to Belgian brewery </span>Duvel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Moortagat<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:07:45 +0000 Briana O'Higgins 45374 at http://kcur.org Boulevard President Sells Majority Of Company To Belgian Brewery The Psychology Of Branding http://kcur.org/post/psychology-branding <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Logos and brands are all around us, and we probably recognize more of them than we think. But what goes into creating those familiar symbols? And how do they work to make us buy the products they represent? Today on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Central Standard</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we'll talk label design. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:31:50 +0000 Brian Ellison, Suzanne Hogan, Sangeeta Shastry & Ross Stinemetz 41483 at http://kcur.org The Psychology Of Branding So Long, Boulevard Twist-Off Caps http://kcur.org/post/so-long-boulevard-twist-caps <p>Kansas City&#39;s Boulevard Brewery is no longer making beers with twist-off caps, <a href="http://kcbeerblog.blogspot.com/2012/04/boulevard-retires-twist-off-caps.html">reports Brad at the KC Beer Blog</a>. Now all the beers produced by the Midwest&rsquo;s largest specialty brewer will be capped with more effective, less hand-friendly pry-off tops.</p><p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 20:28:04 +0000 Emilie Mutert 16652 at http://kcur.org So Long, Boulevard Twist-Off Caps