Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 25, 2019January 25, 2019
•Portland, Oregon-based Eastside Distilling has acquired Craft Canning + Bottling, which specializes in mobile operations, for $5.2 million. Following the deal, Eastside will merge its Mother Lode co-packing subsidiary into Craft Canning + Bottling. Craft chairman Owen Lingley said Eastside will allow the company to “add marketing capability, as well as equipment, and reach out for new business in high-growth areas like wine canning, cocktail RTDs, and CBD drinks.” Founded by Lingley in 2012, Craft Canning + Bottling operates in Oregon, Washington, and Colorado. Eastside Distilling is the majority owner of Big Bottom Distilling and Redneck Riviera Whiskey Co.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.