When I first heard that Fritz Maytag was selling Anchor Brewing after 45 years, my heart sunk. Fritz, how could you sell off this piece of history? especially to an investment and consulting company that focuses on multiple alcohol brands.
Well after listening to this interview from KQED in San Francisco, my fears were lessened. But I have a feeling the craft beer community will keep a constant eye on the Griffin Group to make sure sure they don't screw up an American Institution.
Here's the entire interview. It's worth checking out.