Tag Archives: Cigar City Brewing

Florida’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 Oskar Blues, Perrin Brewing and the Utah Brewers Cooperative outfit that includes the Wasatch and Squatters brands.” It’s a good¬†article, well-detailed, and reveals that Cigar … 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 rich-bodied brown ale forms the stage for holiday flavors which dance a festive ballet highlighted by pirouetting leaps of Christmas inspired spices. Cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, … Continue reading →