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Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s largest brewery conglomerate, has acquired the biggest craft brewery in Virginia, Devils Backbone. This will be the eighth brewery to join AB-Inbev’s The High End subsidiary that started in 2011 from the purchase of Goose Island Brewery in Chicago. Over the course of 18 months, AB-Inbev has gained six new breweries for The High End brand, the last one being Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton, Colorado.
Breckenridge bought by AB InBev, Founders expands to Southern Cali, and Rogue Farms closes due to flooding. These are just a few of the breaking beer news stories you need to know. Keep reading to find out more with this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.
Bell’s is expanding distribution, Sam Calagione has a new job, and a beer mile record setter was featured on Ellen. Here at PorchDrinking, we bring you the craft beer news you need to know. Read on and educate yourself with this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.
Craft beer tourism is booming in Grand Rapids, a beer startup exploits a loophole, and a new law loosens social media restrictions for breweries in California. You’ll be getting details on all of these stories as well as more news from the AB InBev/SABMiller deal. Yes, there is even more news about that deal. Keep reading to find out more in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.
The White House partners with Crazy Mountain, Labatt buys a craft brewery, and brewery stocks are on the rise. If you’re into politics, money, or beer, this week’s Growler is sure to spark your interest. Keep reaching to catch all of the details of the latest craft beer news.
The theme for this week is expansion. Oskar Blues announces a new location, Guinness makes something other than a stout, and the conquest of AB InBev continues. These are just a few of the must-know craft beer stories of the week. Read on to get all of the details in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.
AB InBev stands for Anheuser-Busch InBev, and the company makes up some popular brands such as Budweiser, Corona, Stella Artois and Beck’s. AB InBev bought its first craft brewer in 2011, Goose Island. In January, it purchased Seattle-based Elysian Brewing Co., making it the fourth craft brewery acquisition by the world’s largest beer company in the last five years.
Other craft breweries could be next. We asked our staff which breweries they would be upset to see bought by the $1 billion/year company.