AB Buys Another

Anheuser-Busch has agreed to buy the Blue Point Brewing Company in Patchogue, N.Y. Founded in 1998 by Mark Burford and Peter Cotter, the company produced about 60,000 bbls in 2013.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“Together, our talented brewing team and Anheuser-Busch will have the resources to create new and exciting beers and share our portfolio with even more beer lovers,” Burford said in a statement.

Blue Point brands include the flagship Toasted Lager and also include Hoptical Illusion, Sour Cherry Imperial Stout, Blueberry Ale, Toxic Sludge and various seasonal brews. The brand has distribution in 15 states.