What happened Ballast Point?

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What happened Ballast Point?

California brewery Ballast Point is now officially part of Kings & Convicts Brewing Co., a Chicago-area brewing company. Kings & Convicts Brewing Co. announced in December it would purchase the makers of the popular Sculpin IPA from Constellation Brands.

What kind of beer is Ballast Point?

Our California Kölsch is a rich golden brew, crafted with aromatic German hops and rounded out with a blend of American and Munich malts. While it’s hopped like a lager, we ferment it like an ale to create a smooth, bright taste that has just a hint of fruit and spice.

Does Budweiser own Ballast Point?

Its distillery business was spun off to a new company, Cutwater Spirits, in 2017 and subsequently purchased by Anheuser-Busch in 2019. In December 2019, Chicago-based brewery Kings and Convicts announced it was buying Ballast Point from Constellation for undisclosed terms….Ballast Point Brewing Company.

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Is Ballast Point an IPA?

Following years of experimentation, Ballast Point Brewing Company perfected its gold-medal winning IPA using five separate stages, all the while taking inspiration from hops, mango, lemon, peach and apricot flavors.

Who distributes Ballast Point?

Ballast Point is being sold to Illinois’ tiny Kings & Convicts Brewing, which will move its headquarters to Ballast Point’s hometown of San Diego. For the second time in four years, Ballast Point — a San Diego craft beer pioneer that became one of the area’s largest breweries — has been sold.

Who bought Ballast Point recently?

Kings & Convicts Brewing Co.
In a major deal for the entire craft beer industry, Kings & Convicts Brewing Co. recently finalized its purchase of Ballast Point Brewing Co. (beers pictured) from Constellation Brands.

Is Cutwater spirits Ballast Point?

It Was Born at Ballast Together, they grew Cutwater to the point where it needed a separate distilling operation. In 2015, Constellation purchased Ballast Point, and as Cutwater — with Cherney as master distiller — moved to its new digs, it completely broke off from Ballast Point.

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Who just bought Ballast Point?

All 560 employees were retained. In a major deal for the entire craft beer industry, Kings & Convicts Brewing Co. recently finalized its purchase of Ballast Point Brewing Co. (beers pictured) from Constellation Brands.

Who bought Ballast Point?

Is Cutwater owned by Budweiser?

Born as a side project in a brewery, Cutwater later broke off on its own and was later bought by Anheuser-Busch to capitalize on nationwide distribution and marketing. Its sales are reportedly up 640 percent since 2017.

Is Cutwater any good?

It’s crisp, refreshing with just a hint of citrus. It doesn’t have an alcohol kick back that some canned cocktails have. Basically, it’s nothing like what I imagined it to be. And I 100% like this Vodka Soda over any of the spiked seltzer waters I’ve tried so far.

Does Constellation Brands own Ballast Point?

VICTOR, N.Y., March 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ. B), a leading beverage alcohol company, today announced that it has completed the sale of Ballast Point to Kings & Convicts Brewing Co.

Is Cutwater Spirits Ballast Point?

Does Cutwater taste like seltzer?

99 Line. Cutwater’s 99 line boasts three flavored vodka sodas with zero sugar, zero carbs, and 99 calories per can. Staffers agreed the flavors were reminiscent of a spiked La Croix, and if you dig that—you’ll love these.

Does Anheuser-Busch own Cutwater?

Anheuser-Busch InBev has expanded the portfolio of premix cocktails from Cutwater Spirits in the US, adding a slew of ranch water, rum-based mojito and vodka soda expressions.

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