Stone Brewing and San Diego hard kombucha maker JuneShine are teaming up for the release of StoneShine, a 6% ABV hard kombucha that will be distributed in 25 states.
Kombrewcha CEO Garrett Bredenkamp is looking to the hard seltzer segment for inspiration as the hard kombucha brand backed by Anheuser-Busch’s ZX Ventures looks to compete in the fast-growing segment. As such, this fall, Kombrewcha will introduce two new flavors — Blood Orange and Mango Pineapple — to a 12 oz. 4-can variety pack, which also includes existing offerings Berry Hibiscus and Ginger Lemon.
Fermented Sciences, the maker hard kombucha brand Flying Embers, announced this week it has raised $25 million in a Series B round co-led by PowerPlant Ventures and Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF). Also, Austin, Texas-based spiked seltzer maker Shotgun Seltzer announced today it has received a $1 million investment from Unorthodox Ventures.
Startup hard kombucha producer Juneshine today announced the closing of a seed funding round that has enabled the company to acquire brewing equipment at Ballast Point’s Scripps Ranch facility in San Diego and take over the property.
Deschutes Brewery introduces Humm Zinger, a collaboration with fellow Bend, Oregon, craft innovator Humm Kombucha.