BreweriesFlorida’s Cigar City Brewing acquired by Fireman Capital Partners

Rumors that have been swirling around Florida-based Cigar City Brewing being purchased—most likely by Anheuser-Busch—can be put to rest, as the Brewbound news site breaks the news this morning  that in fact they are being purchased by “Boston-based private equity firm Fireman Capital Partners, which already owns majority stakes in … Continue reading

Advent Beer Calendar 2011: Day 5: Cigar City Sugar Plum Brown Ale

Today’s beer comes from Florida’s most talked-about brewery, Cigar City Brewing, and perfectly fits into their lineup of big, expressive, unusual beers: Sugar Plum Brown Ale. This is a brown ale brewed with generous amounts of spices to 5.5% alcohol by volume. Cigar City Brewing’s official celebration of Christmas. A … Continue reading