Blue Point Brewery

Blue Point Brewery

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Website
bluepointbrewing.com/
Phone
631-475-6944
Location
Patchoque, NY
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Founded
1998
BREWERY TYPE
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Address
161 River Ave
Patchoque, NY 11772 United States
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Blue Point Brewing Company is a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev located on Long Island, in Patchogue, New York. The brewery offers a variety of year-round beers, and several seasonal brews, as well as a 'tasting room' which is open to the public on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. The largest "craft" brewery on Long Island, The brewery hosts an annual Cask Ale Festival, concerts and other events in the brew yard.HistoryThe brewery was founded in 1998 by Mark Burford and Pete Cotter, both avid home-brewers at the time. In regards to the decision to open up a brewery, Pete said: "Other parts of the country had local microbreweries and we saw an opportunity for a microbrewery to meet the demand in the market between Montauk and Manhattan."Blue Point Brewing Company's flagship Toasted Lager won a gold medal at the 2006 World Beer Cup in the American-Style Amber Lager category.On February 5, 2014, it was announced that Blue Point was being sold to Anheuser-Busch InBev for nearly $24 million. At the time of acquisition the brewery was distributed in 19 states as well as Washington D.C. As of now the brewery continues to operate in its Patchogue, NY location.
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Anheuser-Busch InBev Buys Remaining Stake in Virtue Cider, Shuffles High End Team

Anheuser-Busch InBev Buys Remaining Stake in Virtue Cider, Shuffles High End Team

Anheuser-Busch InBev, via its High End craft and import division, has acquired the remainder of Michigan’s Virtue Cider, the company announced today. Greg Hall, the former brewmaster at Goose Island, which is also owned by A-B InBev, launched Virtue Cider with partner Stephen Schmakel and 31 investors in 2011 after his father, John Hall, sold Goose Island to the world’s largest beer company for $38.8 million.

Blue Point Brewing Releases Drink the Bay Clean India Pale Lager

Blue Point Brewing Releases Drink the Bay Clean India Pale Lager

EGC Group’s Craft Beverage Division is excited to be working with Blue Point Brewing Company on the branding of their newest charity brew, Drink The Bay Clean India Pale Lager – a beer that will support Save The Great South Bay’s clean water efforts.

Last Call: Anheuser-Busch Looks to Expand Craft Brands; Flying Dog to Build $54 Million Brewery

Last Call: Anheuser-Busch Looks to Expand Craft Brands; Flying Dog to Build $54 Million Brewery

Anheuser-Busch InBev is making a number of sizable investments to grow its acquired craft beer brands both domestically and abroad, according to recent reports. The world’s largest beer company is planning a large-scale international expansion for its biggest craft offering, Goose Island, and making significant investments to scale production capabilities for its Blue Point and Karbach Brewing brands in their respective home markets of New York and Texas.

Last Call: Blue Point Gets an Ad Campaign; Goose Island Gets a Pub in Vegas

Last Call: Blue Point Gets an Ad Campaign; Goose Island Gets a Pub in Vegas

In this week’s last call: A-B promotes Patchogue in a new Blue Point Brewing campaign; Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas to open Nevada’s first Goose Island pub; Buffalo Wild Wings tests the waters on to go beer sales; Melvin Brewing Company plans a brewery expansion in Washington and Gov. Kasich signs House Bill 37

Buying “The Cutting Edge”

Buying “The Cutting Edge”

In the last 16 months, Anheuser-Busch InBev has acquired three craft breweries in three key beer states. The question on nearly every craft brewer’s mind is “what’s the strategy?” Andy Goeler, A-B InBev’s CEO of Craft, is the man tasked with shepherding all of these newly acquired brands. Over the last four months, Brewbound has asked Goeler, on multiple occasions, to elaborate on the company’s dealings in craft.

Goose Island Shows Off Its Elk Mountain Edge

Goose Island Shows Off Its Elk Mountain Edge

Rubbing the guts of a Cascade hop off his nose, Andy Goeler is in awe of the 1,500 acres of hops under trellis that surround him, resting at the foot of northern Idaho’s Selkirk Mountain Range. He’s gushing poetic adjectives, verbally painting a picture that needs no help painting itself. After a career spanning three decades at Anheuser-Busch, Goeler is now two years into his tenure as CEO of Goose Island Beer.

Goose Island Exec Tapped as New Blue Point President

Goose Island Exec Tapped as New Blue Point President

Blue Point Brewing has announced that former Goose Island Brewing and Deschutes Brewery executive Mark Hegedus will take over as president, effective immediately. The news comes less than three months after Anheuser-Busch InBev (A-B InBev) acquired New York-based Blue Point for an estimated $24 million, and three years after the beer giant purchased Chicago-based Goose… Read more »

Goeler: Blue Point Purchase Shows A-B InBev’s Interest in Variety, Local Markets

Goeler: Blue Point Purchase Shows A-B InBev’s Interest in Variety, Local Markets

As reported earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev, the country’s largest brewer, has agreed to purchase New York-based Blue Point Brewing Company, a move that reflects the beer giant’s growing interest in the craft segment — and its consumers’ thirst for variety. Exact terms of the Blue Point deal, announced this morning, were not disclosed, but sources… Read more »

Anheuser-Busch InBev to Acquire Blue Point Brewing

Anheuser-Busch InBev to Acquire Blue Point Brewing

Anheuser-Busch InBev today announced it will purchase New York’s Blue Point Brewing Company in a deal that sources familiar with the situation say could be valued near $24 million. The acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter and will combine Blue Point –a top-50 U.S. craft brewery that produced 60,000 barrels in 2013… Read more »


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4/21/2018 Cask Ales Fest
4/21/2018 -- Patchogue, NY
Cask Ales Fest
Festival Patchogue, NY