Wicked Weed Brewing selling to Anheuser-Busch

Asheville, North Carolina’s, Wicked Weed Brewing is being acquired by The High End, Anheuser-Busch’s business unit that focuses on craft and import brands. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and it’s still subject to regulatory approval before being finalized. Wicked Weed opened in 2012 and first became known for West Coast IPAs and Belgian ales, then moved … [ Read more]

Apparently AB-InBev owns Best Damn Brewing Co., and they make the best damn everything—just not beer

The headline of the press release reads: Best Damn Brewing Co. Debuts Best Damn Beer Gear Designed To Take The Beer-Drinking Experience To The Next Level At SXSW Interactive Festival. And then, there’s this: First thought: Who the heck is Best Damn Brewing Co.? Second thought: If you need “one-of-a-kind items designed to help people enjoy cold Best … [ Read more]

AB InBev adds Four Peaks Brewing Company to its craft beer roster

Four Peaks Brewing Company was purchased by Anheuser-Busch InBev, bringing the company’s craft-beer count up to six, reports Beverage Daily. Goose Island Beer Company, Blue Point Brewing Company, 10 Barrel Brewing, Elysian Brewing Company, Golden Road Brewing, and now Four Peaks make up The High End, AB-InBev’s business unit for craft and import brands. Four … [ Read more]

Date Set for SABMiller, AB-Inbev Merger Hearing

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mike Lee announced via press release today that the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights will hold a hearing on Anheuser-Busch Inbev’s proposal to purchase SABMiller on Tuesday, December 8, at 10am EST. The hearing will examine how the proposed merger of the world’s two biggest beer … [ Read more]

Anheuser-Busch buys the largest craft brewery in L.A.

Anheuser-Busch has acquired Golden Road Brewing, the largest craft brewery in Los Angeles, the LA Times reports. The news broke Wednesday, September 23, in a press release, in which Anheuser-Busch stated the deal “will enable Golden Road to bring more of its fresh, canned beer to the brewery’s local market and to introduce its unique … [ Read more]