After operating for nearly a year without a CEO, the Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective has appointed long-time beer executive Tony Short to its top leadership post. The Fireman Capital-backed brewery consortium — whose brands include Oskar Blues, Cigar City, Deep Ellum, Perrin Brewing, Three Weavers, and Utah Brewers Cooperative (Wasatch and Squatters) — had been without a chief executive since last May, when David Pillsbury exited the company after about six months on the job. At the time, Canarchy promoted chief operating officer Matt Fraser to the role of president.
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- Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective
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250 Main Street
Park City, UT 84060-0459 United States
“Where’s the beer? Where are the breweries?” Those were among the first thoughts Greg Schirf had after moving to Utah from Milwaukee in the early 80’s. Incredibly, drinking and brewing were all but forbidden. Greg took matters into his own hands and did what any self-respecting midwesterner would do: He started a brewery. Wasatch was the very first brewery in Utah – and one of the first craft brewers in all of the U.S. – brewing award-winning brews since 1986.
In 1988, Greg Schirf proposed another bill to the Utah Legislature making brewpubs legal in Utah and opened the first brewpub at the top of historic Main Street in the resort town of Park City. Wasatch continues to misbehave, turning out naughty beer after naughty beer year after year.
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Wasatch Brew Pub - Sugar House
2110 Highland Dr
Salt Lake City, UT, 84106, USA
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After growing dollar sales 14.8 percent last year, the Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective’s double-digit growth trends are continuing in early 2019. Off-premise dollar sales of products from the Fireman Capital-backed brewery consortium — whose brands include Oskar Blues, Cigar City, Deep Ellum, Perrin Brewing, Three Weavers, and Utah Brewers Cooperative (Wasatch and Squatters) — are up more than 29 percent through February 24, according to IRI’s multi-outlet and convenience store channel.
The Mountain West Conference (MW) has announced a new multi-year partnership with Salt Lake City-based Squatters Craft Beers and Wasatch Brewery, known collectively as Utah Brewers Cooperative, which will serve as the official “Drink Responsibly” campaign sponsor for the MW.
Squatters Craft Beers and Wasatch Brewery, known collectively as Salt Lake Brewing Co., are excited to announce that the new Salt Lake City International Airport will feature both a Squatters Airport Pub location and a Wasatch Airport Pub.
The Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective today announced plans to open a brewpub — in Asheville, about 30 miles north of Oskar Blues’ production facility in Brevard. Dubbed “The Canarchy Collaboratory,” the new outpost will occupy the soon-to-close Lexington Avenue Brewery (LAB) space.
Midway through 2018, the Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective is outpacing the overall U.S. craft beer segment. The Brewers Association (BA) reported last week that growth for small and independent U.S. brewers had “stabilized,” with production growing 5 percent through the first six months of 2018. The Fireman Capital-backed brewery consortium — whose brands include Oskar Blues, Cigar City, Deep Ellum, Perrin Brewing, Three Weavers, and Utah Brewers Cooperative (Wasatch and Squatters) — is growing faster than the category, with off-premise sales up 15.4 percent in the total U.S. multi-outlet and convenience store channel year-to-date.
The portfolio of craft breweries including Oskar Blues Brewery, Perrin, Cigar City, Squatters and Wasatch, is changing its name to CANarchy to better reflect the goal of the collective -challenging corporate convention to preserve the craft beer category.
Squatters Craft Beers, in partnership with the American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink campaign, is raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research during the month of October. Squatters #1 selling brand – Hop Rising Double IPA, will be temporarily packaged in a pink can during October, breast cancer awareness month. Squatters Craft Beers has pledged to donate $0.05 for each pink can of Squatters Hop Rising sold during the campaign.
Wasatch Brewery, the first craft brewery in the state of Utah, has made the exciting decision to transition all packaging of their award-winning beers into cans.
Three top-level employees of the Utah Brewers Cooperative, comprised of Squatters and Wasatch Beers, were laid off from the company last week, reports the Salt Lake Tribune. According to the website, the company let go of brewmaster Dan Burick, CFO Sean Boyle and national sales director George Allen as part of a restructuring initiative.
Wasatch Brewery has entered the bottled nitro craft beer category with its new release of Polygamy Nitro Porter, making it the second brewery in the country to finesse these tiny bubbles into a bottle. This nitrogenated Porter is six percent ABV, soft and creamy. Bottled nitrogenated beers require extensive research and development.
Home may be where the heart is, but the Utah Brewers Cooperative is beginning to feel the love elsewhere. In the 14 states where it distributes outside of its home market, the company, comprised of Wasatch Brewery and Squatters Craft Beers, saw 2014 sales surge by 73 percent. That figure towers over the 11 percent growth that the company achieved in Utah. Squatters founder Peter Cole says the difference is due to the company’s already strong foothold in the state.
Salt Lake City, UT — Salt Lake Brewing Company is proud to announce the opening of Wasatch Brew Pub Sugarhouse on Friday, September 19th.
Salt Lake City, UT — Utah’s original craft brewers, Wasatch Brewery and Squatters Craft Beers, unveil new packaging paired with a growing portfolio of artisan ales and lagers in a variety of year-round and seasonal styles.
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Year Round Beers
|Last One In||Lager|
|Devastator Double Bock||Lager|
|Apricot Hefeweizen||Bavarian Hefeweisse|
|The Devastator Double Bock||Bock|
|Apricot Hefeweizen||Bavarian Hefeweisse|
|India Pale Ale||IPA|
|Hop Rising||Double IPA|
|1st Amendment Lager||Lager|
|Evolution Amber Ale||Amber Ale|
|Raspberry Wheat Beer||Wheat Ale|
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No Longer Available
|Polygamy Nitro Porter||Porter|
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10/22/2016 -- Park City, UT
1st annual Park City Shot Ski Event - Celebrating Wasatch Brewery’s 30th Anniversary
|Fundraiser||Park City, UT|
4/22/2015 -- Cambridge, MA
CAMBRIDGE NITRO LOVE PARTY
|Beer Release||Cambridge, MA|