Get to Know the Brands of Anheuser-Busch

Get to Know the Craft Partners of Anheuser-Busch

With a deep appreciation for both historic recipes and brewing culture, Anheuser-Busch has a genuine love for beer. Whether it’s the always-popular brands—Budweiser, Michelob Ultra, and Stella Artois—or the craft breweries that define regional taste, the company’s beers continue to drive substantial sales for on-premise establishments.

While Anheuser-Busch’s portfolio of more than 500 brands (stretching across 50-plus countries) is volumetrically impressive, at its heart, the company’s focus is on the ability of beer to bring people together on a local level. The Anheuser-Busch partner breweries—many of which started as small, local craft producers that hit the big time with their unprecedented success—deliver enhanced sales for restaurateurs because of the way in which they tap into regional and demographic taste sensibilities.

Here’s a closer look at three of these craft partners—Karbach Brewing Co. in Houston, Goose Island Beer Co. in Chicago, Wicked Weed in Asheville, North Carolina, and Blue Point Brewing Company in Patchogue, New York—and how Anheuser-Busch has committed to ambitious sustainability targets for its craft partners.


Karbach Brewing Co.

Born in Houston but built on brewing techniques from Germany, Karbach Brewing Co. has emerged as one of America’s fastest growing beer brands

Goose Island

Goose Island Beer Co.

From Goose IPA to the Trappist-style ale Matilda, Goose Island offers compelling beers that satisfy popular tastes and reward those who venture out of their comfort zone


Blue Point Brewing Company

These unpretentious beers—from the classic Toasted Lager to the new Shore Thing and The IPA—are true to the company’s coastal hometown roots


Wicked Weed Brewing

Experimentation, innovation, and a passion for using local ingredients has helped define Wicked Weed’s beers—from Pernicious IPA to Burst Session Sours, here’s what you need to know