Duvel Moortgat becomes shareholder of Firestone Walker Brewing Company from Paso Robles, California. Firestone Walker is the 16th largest craft brewery in the US and the 4th largest craft brewery in California. The brewery is expected to brew more than 320,000 HL by the end of this year, with net sales in excess of $80 million. Firestone Walker currently employs about 416 individuals.
Historium Bruges and brewery Duvel Moortgat are opening Duvelorium Grand Beer Café on the Grote Markt in Bruges. Like Historium, Duvelorium offers a unique experience. Upstairs, visitors will have the chance to sample a selection of the best Belgian beers in a highly original setting with a spectacular patio overlooking the Grote Markt of Bruges.