Justin Kendall

Justin Kendall

Editor, Brewbound

Justin Kendall provides daily coverage of the beer industry on Brewbound.com, conducts live-streamed interviews during Brewbound's events and co-produces the Brewbound podcast. Kendall is a 17-year career journalist who led alt-weekly newspapers in Kansas City, Missouri, and Des Moines, Iowa.

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CANarchy to be Sold to Monster Beverage Corporation in $330M Deal

Energy drink maker Monster Beverage has reached “a definitive agreement” to acquire the CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective for $330 million in cash, the company announced today. The all cash deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2022, pending “customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals.”

Bloomberg: Constellation Brands and Monster Discuss Deal

The lines between alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages continue to blur. Bloomberg broke the news Sunday evening that Constellation Brands and energy drink maker Monster Beverage Corp. are considering a deal.

ReserveBar to Acquire Minibar Delivery

A pair of beverage alcohol e-commerce platforms are merging. E-commerce luxury spirits platform ReserveBar announced today that it will acquire Minibar Delivery, a marketplace that offers on-demand delivery of beer, wine and spirits. The transaction is expected to close this week. The companies declined to disclose a sale price.

SunDaze to Launch in SoCal with a Goal of Taking Citrus Cocktail Occasions Beyond Brunch

With a trippy Southern California vibe and inspiration from mimosas, the SunDaze line of citrus ready-to-drink canned cocktails is aiming to unchain the juice occasion from brunch. SunDaze — which checks in at 6% ABV and comes in three flavors: Original Citrus, Botanical Citrus and Spicy Citrus — was founded by long-time CPG marketing consultant Arthur Gallego.