Ukiah’s Mendocino Brewing announced today that it’s acquired Butte Creek Brewing and “will be brewing these beers at its state-of-the-art brewery at Ukiah, CA.” Butte Creek was originally founded Chico, California, in 1998 by former brewers from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
From the press release:
Butte Creek Beer — “The Official Beer of Planet Earth.”
Butte Creek’s mission statement has been: “At Butte Creek Brewing, we handcraft award winning earth-friendly organic ales and lagers. Since 1998, we have been committed to producing organic products focused on quality, balance, and true hop flavor. We support organic farming and promote sustainability in our community. We fight against global warming by reducing our carbon imprint.”
Mendocino Brewing CEO, Yashpal Singh, had this to say about the acquisition. “We’re proud to be the brewers of ‘The Official Beer of Planet Earth’. We fully endorse and will pursue Butte Creek’s mission. This acquisition blends perfectly with our own policy of brewing quality, full-bodied ales for the discerning beer lover.”
Mendocino Brewing Company will brew and market Butte Creek brands under its dba Butte Creek Brewing Company.