Archive for December, 2016

Sierra Nevada owners donate $2 million to UC Davis program

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and his wife, Katie Gonser, have presented UC Davis with a $2 million gift to support the campus’s brewing science program. The gift establishes an endowment to provide ongoing funding for a full-time staff brewing position, focused on excellence in hands-on brewing education in the UC Davis Department […]

Pabst to distribute New Holland beers

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

New Holland Brewing Co. in Michigan and Pabst Brewing Co. announced today they will enter into a partnership agreement that focuses on the national distribution and sales of New Holland’s full portfolio of craft beer. “This partnership allows us to distribute our beer brands to more consumers throughout the country by leveraging PBC’s robust sales […]

Asahi buys Pilsner Urquell, other brands from A-B InBev

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Asahi Group Holdings has struck a deal to acquire five eastern European beer brands from Anheuser-Busch InBev, including Pilsner Urquell. The €7.3 billion ($7.8 billion) purchase is the largest ever made by a Japanese brewing company. A-B InBev is selling the brands to allay the concerns of European competition regulators after it completed its merger […]