burgermeister wrote: I wouldn't be at all surprised if Sleeman's bought them - them promptly move the brewing of Unibroue brands to the Maritimes like they did with Upper Canada.
Really, Upper Canada is brewed here in the Maritimes now? I find that odd considering it's not available here. Wouldn't it make more sense to brew closer to where it's being sold?
PRMason wrote:By the way, just got home from the hospital. I'm the extremely proud father of a 7 lb. baby girl. Katharina Elisabeth was born at 6:30 am, following 23 hrs of brutal labour ( and a nerve wracking overtime win by the Sens).
PRMason wrote:According to Yahoo! news, its a done deal. As of today, Sleeman now controls the assets and brands of Unibroue. The deal is for $36.5 million, all cash, and Sleeman assumes Unibroue's debt of $5.5 million. The majority shareholders, Dion, Charlebois et al, control 71.5% of Unibroue's stock and the deal has their unanimous approval. Can Clear de Chambly be far behind? Truly a sad end for a brewing pioneer in Canada.
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