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'The ultimate barrel broker': MWBC interviewed on WGN Radio

Midwest Barrel Co. founders and co-owners Ben and Jess Loseke had the awesome opportunity to be featured in a segment on WGN Radio in Chicago in July. With some of our top brewery partners located in and around Chicagoland, Ben and Jess jumped at the chance to share more with...

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Midwest Barrel Co. featured in story about barrel brokers’ role in craft brewing, distilling industries

Ever wonder how barrel brokers fit into the craft beer and distilled spirits industries? Well, Spirited wrote an article that answers that question – and it features our very own barrel slinger, Midwest Barrel Co. Co-Owner Ben Loseke, or Barrel Ben, as we fondly call him. From the article: “When...

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“Support the Craft” campaign raises money for craft brewery employees

In March 2020 the pandemic hit, effectively shutting down the entire world overnight. Before there were stimulus checks and government funding, some of our favorite businesses found themselves wondering how they were going to survive the unknown.  The Midwest Barrel Co. team knew we couldn't sit silently but needed to...

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