Archive for April, 2016

AB Inbev acquires Birra del Borgo

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Birra del Borgo has announced a deal that makes it a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev. The Italian brewery characterized this as a partnership in the press release announcing the sale. AB InBev will provide the support to allow Birra del Borgo to expand its brewery know how and infrastructure, continue to innovate and bring […]

A-B acquires Devils Backbone Brewing

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Anheuser-Busch announed it has struck a deal to acquire Virginia’s Devils Backbone Brewing Co. The sale is set to close in the second quarter, A-B said. Financial terms were not disclosed. Devils Backbone’s flagship beer is Vienna Lager, which accounted for about 60% of its sales last year. Devils Backbone joins what A-B calls The […]

BA releases annual ‘Top 50’ list

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

The Brewers Association has 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, 43 were craft brewing companies (according to the BA definition). “The top U.S. brewers continue to drive demand, growth, innovation and exponential interest […]