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Old 05-20-2013, 10:08 PM   #1
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Default Wolves in sheep's clothing (non-craft breweries)

Can we start a master list of non-craft breweries posing as craft? Examples include: Third Shift/Coors, Shock Top/Bud, Goose Island/Bud, etc.

What else is out there? Is alaskan brewing? Leinekeugels (sp?)?

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Miller/coors:

  1. Blue Moon
  2. Third Shift
  3. Batch 19
  4. Leinenkugel
  5. Killian's
  6. Winterfest
Misc: http://www.millercoors.com/Our-Beers/Great-Beers.aspx

Bud:
  1. Shock Top
  2. Goose Island
  3. Stella
  4. Hoegaarden
  5. Leffe
Several local brands: http://www.ab-inbev.com/go/brands/brand_portfolio/local_brands.cfm

Craft Brewer's Alliance (1/3 owned by InBev):
  1. Red Hook
  2. Widmer Brothers
  3. Kona
http://craftbrew.com/brands/

North American Breweries (based at the Genesee Brewing Company)
  1. Genesee Brewing Company
  2. Dundee Brewing Company
  3. Pyramid,
  4. Magic Hat
  5. MacTarnahan's.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_Breweries[/QUOTE]
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Leinies isnt owned by anyone AFAIK

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Leinies isnt owned by anyone AFAIK
Miller owns them.
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Leinies isnt owned by anyone AFAIK
Miller
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Blue Moon is one of the fake craft beers.

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What's the difference who owns it? If you enjoy it drink it......

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for Leinie:
http://www.millercoors.com/Who-We-Are/Locations.aspx

Blue Moon:
http://www.millercoors.com/Our-Beers/Great-Beers.aspx
(under craft)

3rd Shift:
http://www.millercoors.com/Our-Beers/Great-Beers.aspx
(under specialty)

Shock Top:
http://anheuser-busch.com/index.php/our-beers/#!ShockTop

Goose Island:
http://anheuser-busch.com/index.php/our-beers/#!GooseIsland

should be noted that GI and Leinenkugels both started out as their own companies but were purchased.
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Here's a link to the Pabst portfolio!
http://pabstbrewingco.com/beers/

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