Owl’s Brew

Taste Radio Ep. 68: Talking Innovative Ventures and Investments with Owl’s Brew’s Jennie Ripps and Pete Speranza of 301INC

Episode 68 of the Taste Radio podcast features interviews with Jennie Ripps, the CEO and co-founder of tea-based cocktail mixer and beer brand Owl’s Brew, Pete Speranza, who is a New Business Development Principal with General Mills’ business development and venture capital arm 301INC, and the latest edition of Elevator Talk with Jason Petrou, the founder of Clean Energy Organics.

Owl’s Brew Lands $4M in Series A Round

Owl’s Brew, makers of tea-based cocktail mixers and a tea-and-beer Radler line, announced Thursday it has closed a $4 million series A funding round. The round included large investments from firms Cambridge Companies SPG and Anheuser-Busch InBev’s ZX Ventures.

Cocktail Mixers Push Towards Premium

If you are drinking a premium spirit, why wouldn't you pair it with a premium product? Across the mixer and cocktail-enhancer category, that's the question brands at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco were asking both consumers and retailers.