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Heineken Obtains 50% Stake In Booming Lagunitas

Heineken has acquired a 50% stake in Lagunitas Brewing Company, one of the U.S. market’s biggest and fastest-growing craft brewers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 9, 2015

Rising Craft Brewer Green Flash Details Expansion Plans, Names COO

With growth ongoing, San Diego’s Green Flash Brewing says it expects to reach its current 100,000-barrel production capacity in the fourth quarter of this year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 4, 2015

Surging Craft Brewer Lagunitas Said To Be Exploring Stake Sale

Lagunitas Brewing Company, which recently told SND it’s on pace to grow nearly 50% this year, is exploring the sale of an equity stake that would value the craft brewer at around $450 million, according to Reuters. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 5, 2015

Boston Beer Sales Up 9%, But Koch Warns Of “Developing Weakness” For Sam Adams

Boston Beer Co. enjoyed 7% depletions growth in the first half of its fiscal year, ended in June, leading to a 9% revenue rise to $452 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 31, 2015

Key Craft Brewers Duvel Moortgat, Firestone Walker Join Forces In U.S. Market

California craft brewer Firestone Walker and Belgium’s Duvel Moortgat have agreed to combine their U.S. companies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 17, 2015

Constellation Bets Big On Future Growth For Its Mexican Brews

Constellation Brands is pouring $2 billion into its Mexican brewing operations to boost supply of its Corona, Modelo Especial, Pacifico and Victoria beer brands across the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 19, 2015

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