Green Flash Brewing Co

Green Flash Brewing Co

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Website
greenflashbrew.com
Phone
(858) 622-0085
Location
San Diego, CA
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Founded
2002
BREWERY TYPE
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Address
6550 Mira Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA 92121 United States
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Taste Enlightenment. Tasting Room and Brewery located at: 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd in San Diego, CA
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Comerica Bank Unloads Green Flash to New Investor Group Via Foreclosure Sale

Comerica Bank Unloads Green Flash to New Investor Group Via Foreclosure Sale

Following weeks of uncertainty about the future of Green Flash Brewing, the San Diego-based craft beer company today announced that it has finalized a sale to a new investor group. In a note sent to Green Flash Brewing shareholders, posted by various outlets, founder and CEO Mike Hinkley said the brewery’s primary lender, Comerica Bank, had “foreclosed on its loans” and sold the company’s assets to WC IPA LLC via a foreclosure sale.

Amid Ongoing Financial Troubles, Green Flash Closes Another Facility

Amid Ongoing Financial Troubles, Green Flash Closes Another Facility

Another chapter in the story of Green Flash Brewing’s distressed financial situation was written today as the San Diego-based company announced plans to close its Cellar 3 barrel-aging facility and taproom in Poway, California.

Green Flash Brings on New Investors, Shutters Virginia Beach Brewery

Green Flash Brings on New Investors, Shutters Virginia Beach Brewery

After taking on “too much debt” to build an expansive East Coast brewery, San Diego’s Green Flash Brewing today announced that it would cease operations at its 58,000 sq. ft. Virginia Beach production facility and terminate 43 employees in the process. The Virginia Beach brewery, which cost approximately $20 million to build and is capable of being scaled to 100,000 barrels, is currently for sale as part of an online auction run by Heritage Global Partners. Additionally, Green Flash — which also owns the Alpine Beer Company brands — has secured capital from a new but undisclosed investor group.

Over-Leveraged, Green Flash Looks to Recapitalize

Over-Leveraged, Green Flash Looks to Recapitalize

After taking on a “considerable amount of debt” to build a $20 million secondary production facility in Virginia Beach in 2015, Green Flash Brewing founder and CEO Mike Hinkley is on the hunt for new investment. The San Diego-based craft brewery has retained SSG Capital Advisors — a boutique investment banking firm that specializes in mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and often works with “companies facing complex or challenging situations,” according to its website – to help it bring on a new partner.

Green Flash Brewing Changes Wholesalers in Delaware

Breakthru Beverage Group and Green Flash Brewing Co. today announced a new partnership agreement to represent Green Flash’s full portfolio in the Delaware market. The San Diego-based brewery has found a following in Delaware, and Breakthru is pleased to be the distributor responsible for ensuring Green Flash’s complete selection of beer–including Green Flash West Coast IPA, Green Flash Soul Style IPA, Alpine Duet IPA, Alpine Windows Up IPA and GFB Blonde Ale–gets to Delaware craft beer drinkers.

Green Flash Releases Treasure Chest 2017

Green Flash Releases Treasure Chest 2017

This week, Green Flash Brewing Co. announces the lineup for their 2017 “Treasure Chest” fundraising program. This is the craft brewery’s 7th annual beer release and special event series to raise funds for breast cancer charities. This year, the new beer released for the program is an IPA brewed with passion fruit, and it will be available on-draft in 37 US states.

Green Flash to Release Treasure Chest 2017 IPA to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Charities

Green Flash to Release Treasure Chest 2017 IPA to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Charities

This is the craft brewery’s 7th annual beer release and special event series to raise funds for breast cancer charities. This year, the new beer released for the program is an IPA brewed with passion fruit, and it will be available on-draft in 37 US states, supported by a dynamic, on-premise, tiki-themed event program in key cities.

Green Flash Acquires Nebraska-Based Production Facility

Green Flash Acquires Nebraska-Based Production Facility

Green Flash Brewing Co. announced plans today to open a third brewery — this time in the Midwest. The San Diego-headquartered company has acquired a 10,000 sq. ft., 10,000-barrel production facility with a tasting room and restaurant in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Savor Sound Bites: Brewers Discuss Cans, Large-Format Packages

Savor Sound Bites: Brewers Discuss Cans, Large-Format Packages

More than 4,000 people converged on Washington, D.C., this past weekend for the Brewers Association’s annual craft beer and food pairing event, Savor. Brewbound caught up with several breweries over the weekend to get the scoop the latest trends, distribution and packaging updates, and what to expect for the remainder of 2017.

Green Flash Brewing Joins MicroStar’s Pooled Keg Program

In order to benefit from a more flexible and efficient keg supply chain solution, award-winning Green Flash Brewing Co. has chosen MicroStar Logistics to meet their nationwide keg needs under a long-term partnership agreement.

Green Flash Brewing Announces Return of Barrelmaster’s Reserve Series

Green Flash Brewing Announces Return of Barrelmaster’s Reserve Series

Green Flash Brewing Co. announces 2017 plans to continue their popular Barrelmaster’s Reserve series of extremely limited edition, barrel-aged beers from their Cellar 3 facility. Last year, the small-batch series introduced three one-offs, with each release selling out within hours of going on sale.


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Assistant Brewer 2 - Green Flash Brewing Co
Assistant Brewer 2 - Green Flash Brewing Co -- Virginia Beach, VA (08/10/2016)
Assistant Brewer 2 will assist the Brewers on shift in the brewing processes as directed.
Virginia Beach, VA 08/10/2016
Head Brewer - Green Flash Brewing Company
Head Brewer - Green Flash Brewing Company -- (11/05/2015)
JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Brewmaster, the Head Brewer is responsible for overseeing
11/05/2015
Social Media Coordinator - Green Flash Brewing Company
Social Media Coordinator - Green Flash Brewing Company -- (06/24/2015)
Social Media CoordinatorGreen Flash is looking for a results-driven Social Media Coordinator to plan
06/24/2015

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4/24/2017 Green Flash Supper Club with Carnitas' Snack Shack Dinner Poway, CA
4/8/2017 Green Flash Cellar 3 - Barrelmaster's Reserve Rare Bottle Release Beer Release Poway, CA
1/18/2017 Quiz Night at Green Flash
1/18/2017 -- San Diego, CA
Quiz Night at Green Flash
Other San Diego, CA
1/9/2017 Green Flash Supper Club with Golden Door Dinner Poway, CA
12/10/2016 Grand Holiday Marketplace & Barrelmaster's Reserve Release Festival Poway, CA
12/2/2016 Green Flash Comedy Night at Cellar 3 Other Poway, CA
9/13/2016 REI Hoppy Adventure Club: Bikepacking
9/13/2016 -- San Diego, CA
REI Hoppy Adventure Club: Bikepacking
Educational Event San Diego, CA
8/30/2016 Green Flash Film Night: View From a Blue Moon Other San Diego, CA
8/27/2016 Treasure Chest Fest San Diego 2016
8/27/2016 -- San Diego, CA
Treasure Chest Fest San Diego 2016
Fundraiser San Diego, CA
8/27/2016 Treasure Chest Fest San Diego
8/27/2016 -- San Diego, CA
Treasure Chest Fest San Diego
Fundraiser San Diego, CA
8/16/2016 REI Hoppy Adventure Club: Joshua Tree National Park Educational Event San Diego, CA
8/15/2016 REI Hoppy Adventure Club: Joshua Tree National Park Educational Event San Diego, CA
8/14/2016 Breakfast Club with Urge Gastropub Other Poway, CA
8/12/2016 Comedy for a Cause
8/12/2016 -- Poway, CA
Comedy for a Cause
Fundraiser Poway, CA
7/24/2016 Behind the Craft with Fermenters Club: Barrel-Aged Pickles Educational Event Poway, CA
7/11/2016 REI Hoppy Adventure Club: Gear Up for Ragnar Educational Event San Diego, CA
6/26/2016 Barrels and Branches
6/26/2016 -- Poway, CA
Barrels and Branches
Educational Event Poway, CA
12/12/2015 Grand Holiday Marketplace
12/12/2015 -- Poway, CA
Grand Holiday Marketplace
Other Poway, CA
10/11/2015 Treasure Chest Fest Virginia Beach
10/11/2015 -- Virginia Beach, VA
Treasure Chest Fest Virginia Beach
Fundraiser Virginia Beach, VA
10/11/2015 Treasure Chest Fest: Virginia Beach
10/11/2015 -- Virginia Beach, VA
Treasure Chest Fest: Virginia Beach
Fundraiser Virginia Beach, VA