There are few plays in basketball more exciting or momentum-shifting than the three-point shot. Taking inspiration from the game, Pyramid Breweries recently teamed up with the Portland Trail Blazers to create its newest, limited-edition beer – Reigning 3s. This unfiltered White Pale Ale is Pyramid’s take on its own 3-pointer – using a combination of Cascade, Apollo and Lemon Drop hops. With 5.5% ABV, this beer rates 30 on the IBU scale. Due to limited availability fans will have to travel to “Rip City” to get a shot of this brew.
In an effort to better support its west coast craft brands, Pyramid and Portland Brewing, North American Breweries said it hired Robert Rentsch as its new general manager. In a press statement, NAB CEO Kris Sirchio said the position was created with the specific intent to build the company’s craft business in the Pacific Northwest.
Manhattan Beer Distributors, one of the country’s largest beer wholesalers, confirmed to Brewbound.com that it has signed distribution agreements with three top 50 craft beer brands: Shiner, Schlafly and Pyramid. The Bronx, NY-based wholesaler will launch the Shiner brand of beers — owned by The Gambrinus Company — throughout New York City today.
New York City-based private equity firm KPS Capital Partners today announced plans to sell North American Breweries (NAB) – whose brand portfolio includes well-known craft offerings like Magic Hat, Pyramid and MacTarnahan’s – to Cerveceria Costa Rica, S.A. for $388 million. Reports of a potential buyout surfaced last month when Reuters, citing “sources familiar with… Read more »
The craft beer rumor mill is churning again and the latest word on the street is that North American Breweries (NAB) is up for sale. Reuters, citing “sources familiar with the matter,” is reporting that New York City-based private equity owner KPS Capital Partners has put the NAB brand up for sale. One of the… Read more »