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Investments made by Anheuser-busch “The High End” Division Investments made by venture capital arm, ZX Ventures
The world’s largest multinational beer conglomerate has been on an acquisition spree over the past year, making investments in places that breweries never have before, such as online communities and media sites. Here’s a quick, simplified rundown of some of the many businesses they’ve wrapped their tentacles around.
Craft Brew Alliance
A bi nb ev owns a significant stake in this owner of ko na, omission, red Hook, widmer, and square mile ci derbrands, in addition to large-scale distribution and contract brewing agreements.
The Beer Necessities
This beer blog is owned and operated by The High End division of Anheuser-busch.
ZX Ventures made a large investment in the maker of radlers and tea-based cocktail mixers.
ZX Ventures owns a minority stake in the brewing appliance maker.
Northern Brewer/ Midwest Supplies
ZX Ventures owns a controlling stake in the homebrew retailer.
Enthusiast community owner Joe Tucker sold a minority stake to ZX Ventures in late 2016.
Beer website joint venture between ZX Ventures and Pitchfork Media, lead by “Executive Producer” Good Beer Hunting (Michael Kiser, Executive Editor; Mike Duesenberg, Art Director; Hillary Schuster, Experience Director) and Managing Editor Eno Sarris of Beergraphs.