Smuttynose Brewing Acquires Five Boroughs

Brooklyn-based craft brewery Five Boroughs Brewing Co. has been acquired by Smuttynose Brewing Co., New Hampshire's original craft brewery. Terms weren 't disclosed.

The acquisition, announced on November 7, 2023, provides Finestkind Brewing LLC, the owner of Smuttynose, with access to resources in the New York market and an expanded presence in the tri-state area. Over the next few months, Five Boroughs' production will transition to Finestkind Brewing's facility in Hampton, New Hampshire.

The acquisition represents a new chapter for Finestkind Brewing as it explores potential expansion into new beverage categories, including non-alcoholic options. Five Boroughs will join Smuttynose Brewing Co. and Island District Cocktails as one of Finestkind's core beverage brands. Smuttynose Brewing is committed to ongoing portfolio development and establishing a new beverage platform, with a focus on geographical diversification and a warm welcome to like-minded brands eager to join its expanded portfolio.

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