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Pennsylvania’s Stoudt’s Brewing Company to Close

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Constellation Brands CEO to Step Down Next Year

From Brewbound

Article by Justin Kendall found on Brewbound.com Rob Sands will step down as CEO of Constellation Brands on March 1, 2019, the New York-based alcohol beverage company announced today. Assuming the role from Sands will be Bill Newlands, who joined Constellation as chief growth officer in 2015 and took over as president from Sands in February.

Led By $23 Million Purchase of Cisco Brewers, Craft Brew Alliance Buys 3 Beer Companies

From Brewbound

Chris Furnari Oct. 10, 2018 at 10:31 AM https://www.brewbound.com/news/led-by-23-million-purchase-of-cisco-brewers-craft-brew-alliance-buys-3-beer-companies Craft Brew Alliance’s nearly four-year-long strategy of partnering with smaller brands has officially culminated with three separate purchase agreements that, combined, will cost the company less than $45 million.

With rule change, Mass. breweries will let you fill up (almost) any growler

Jessica Bartlett Reporter Boston Business Journal http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2017/05/24/with-rule-change-mass-breweries-will-let-you-fill.html Register Now Any Massachusetts craft beer drinker knows the problem: you go to a brewery that doesn’t sell its product in cans or bottles, and so you get a large glass growler filled from the tap to go.

Heineken Buys Remaining Stake in Lagunitas

http://fortune.com/2017/05/04/heineken-lagunitas-takeover/ John Kell May 04, 2017 Heineken completed a deal to take full control of California-based Lagunitas, after the Dutch brewing giant was encouraged by efforts to expand the brand in a handful of international markets. On Thursday, Heineken (HINKF, +0.91%) said it acquired the remaining stake in Lagunitas in a deal that has been closed. Terms of the transaction weren't made public.

Anheuser-Busch snaps up North Carolina craft brewer

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/nation-now/2017/05/03/wicked-weed-brewing-anheuser-busch-partnership/309733001/ SHEVILLE, N.C. — Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev announced Wednesday it will purchase Wicked Weed Brewing, with the innovative brewery joining The High End, a business unit focused on craft and import brands.

Trillium to Open Outdoor Beer Garden in Boston

Chris Furnari Apr. 18, 2017 at 5:11 PM https://www.brewbound.com/news/2017/trillium-open-outdoor-beer-garden-boston?utm_source=Brewbound&utm_campaign=058fb3a56d-mailchimp&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6026cb3473-058fb3a56d-168968665 Cult beer maker Trillium Brewing is expanding once again, this time with a seasonal beer garden set to open in downtown Boston this summer.

BREWERS ASSOCIATION RELEASES TOP 50 BREWERIES OF 2016

BOULDER, Colo.—The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers—today released its annual lists of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the U.S., based on beer sales volume. Of the top 50 overall brewing companies, 40 were craft brewing companies.1

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