Just got this. Goose Island has agreed to be acquired by AB InBev. Important points: John Hall stays on as CEO (no word of Greg Hall's status - update: it's been announced that Greg will be stepping down as brewmaster); this is a 100% acquisition; the two Goose Island brewpubs are NOT part of the deal; ABIB will invest in a brewery expansion immediately; and wholesalers will not be affected. Read on:
So...if you're a diehard craft beer type, and you love Goose Island...do you keep drinking it? Or do you immediately stop, and start bitching about how it doesn't taste the same anymore? Or do you just...wait and see and try to stay impartial?