Stumptown Coffee and Investment Firms
When brewing giant A-B InBev bought Goose Island it sent a murmur through the craft beer world. Did the purchase signify a change in craft brewing business. Would the great Goose Island beer stay the same?
Jeff Alworth (Beervana) writes about Stumptown coffee, a local favorite, was recently bought by a New York Investment firm. The reaction from the locals was pretty similar to the concerns hear at the time of the Goose Island purchase. Jeff writes about the parallels of the fears. Great article and good lessons to think about.