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Saying Farewell to Fort Collins Brewery

Fort Collins has no lack of great craft breweries, but that doesn’t make saying goodbye to one any easier. This weekend Fort Collins Brewery is saying farewell to the city they have served for 14 years. The brewery was sold to Canada based Red Truck Beer Company in May 2017. Red Truck is discontinuing the Fort Collins Brewery brand and closing the brewery, as they plan on opening their own brewpub in this space next […]

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Constellation Brands to Purchase Ballast Point Brewing

This morning it was announced that Constellation Brands has reached an agreement to purchase Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits. This will bring a large craft beer product to the Constellation Brands portfolio. Currently Constellation Brands owns beers such as Corona and Modelo, as well as wine and spirits, including Robert Mondavi and Svedka Vodka. Now before you wonder how yet another craft beer company can sell out to big business, consider this: Constellation Brands is […]

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Big News for Big Beer Company AB InBev

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has been all over the news over the past 24 hours. Some of it has been good (for them) while other news isn’t so positive for the big brewer of Budweiser. Still, if there is no such thing as bad press, we figure they’re pretty happy just to have us all talking about them again. We picture the execs at AB InBev in their boardrooms, kicking back and celebrating with lots of fizzy, […]

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Is It Miller Time for Anheuser-Busch InBev?

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) in the news for acquiring several craft breweries recently, but their newest acquisition offer has a much larger target: SABMiller. Yesterday Anheuser-Busch InBev launched an effort to acquire SABMiller, a move that if approved would create a brewing behemoth that would dominate nearly a third of the worldwide beer market. Right now things are far from final, and both companies are still in the courting phase. AB InBev has made it clear […]

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Anheuser-Busch to buy Washington’s Elysian Brewing

Anheuser-Busch InBev announced today that they’re acquiring another craft brewery. Seattle’s Elysian Brewing Co is their latest acquisition, making them the fourth craft acquisition in the past 5 years. While specifics of the deal weren’t disclosed, the terms of the deal include the Elysian Brewery as well as their four Seattle-area brew pubs. Anheuser-Busch InBev was in the news most recently for their purchase of 10 Barrel Brewing, a popular Oregon brewery. The purchase of 10 Barrel seemed […]

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