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Craft Beer Times | Brewing Veteran Alec Mull Takes Reins at Bell’s Amid License Revocation Drama

Brewing Veteran Alec Mull Takes Reins at Bell’s Amid License Revocation Drama

Brewing Veteran Alec Mull Takes Reins at Bell’s Amid License Revocation Drama

Alec Mull Returns to Bell’s to Lead Brewing Ops

After a year of running his own brewing operation, Alec Mull returns to Bell’s Brewery to lead their brewing operations. Mull had previously served as the Director of Specialty Brewing Operations at Bell’s for five years before leaving to launch his own venture, Transient Artisan Ales.

Transient Artisan Ales

Mull’s time at Transient was nothing short of successful. He gained a reputation for brewing high-quality, unique beers that quickly became a hit amongst beer enthusiasts. However, after a year of running his own show, Mull has decided to return to the brewery where he made his name.

Mull’s Plans for Bell’s

Mull’s return to Bell’s comes at a crucial time for the brewery, as they expand their main brewery and open a new location in Upper Peninsula Michigan. Mull has stated that he plans on bringing his experience and knowledge gained at Transient to Bell’s, and helping them to continue to innovate and push the boundaries of what is possible with beer.

Massachusetts ABCC Revokes Gopuff’s License

In other beer news, the Massachusetts Alcohol Beverage Control Commission (ABCC) has revoked Gopuff’s liquor license, preventing the company from delivering beer within the state.

The Revocation

The revocation of Gopuff’s license comes after the company was found to have violated a number of Massachusetts’ liquor laws. Specifically, they were found to have made illegal deliveries to unlicensed retailers, sold alcohol below cost, and failed to register with the ABCC properly.

Gopuff’s Response

Gopuff has responded to the revocation, stating that they take these allegations seriously and have taken steps to rectify the situation. However, it remains to be seen whether or not the company will be able to regain their license and continue delivering beer within Massachusetts.

The Impact on Consumers

The revocation of Gopuff’s license is sure to have an impact on consumers within Massachusetts, as the company was a popular option for those looking to have beer delivered straight to their door. It remains to be seen if any other delivery services will step up to fill the void left by Gopuff’s departure from the market.

The Future of Beer

As with any industry, the beer industry is constantly changing and evolving. With Mull’s return to Bell’s and the revocation of Gopuff’s license in Massachusetts, it’s clear that even the biggest players in the industry are not immune to these changes. It will be interesting to see how the industry continues to adapt to these shifts, and how the beer we drink today will continue to evolve in the years to come.


Dustin is a writer about craft beer and a professional brewer in the city of Chicago. He has written for several magazines and has over a decade of experience in the beer industry. He is currently working on a book about the history of beer in Chicago.

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