Duvel Moortgat Acquires d'Achouffe
Nov 25, 2006 - Belgian brewery Duvel Moortgat has announced the 100% acquisition of fellow Belgian brewery d'Achouffe.
"Duvel Moortgat has the knowledge and resources to help d'Achouffe realize its ambitions to keep on growing in the future, in Belgium and abroad, offering strong logistical and commercial support," says Chris Bauweraerts, one of the founders of d'Achouffe.
Brasserie d'Achouffe was founded in 1982 by the brothers-in-law Pierre Gobron and Chris Bauweraerts. It is located in Houffalize, Belgium. D'Achouffe is well-known for brewing the blonde Belgian ale "La Chouffe" as well as the dark ale "McChouffe".
Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat was founded in 1871, and is located in Puurs, Belgium. Duvel Moortgat craft beers include the world-renowned Duvel Golden Ale.