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AG Innovation News

March, 2023
AURI Partners With Non-Alcoholic Brewers to Bottle Success

Paul Pirner and Jeff Hollander of Hairless Dog Brewing explain the story behind Hiarless Dog. From a single goal to a reconizable brand, relive the story of Hairless Dog Brewing.

WCCO Radio

October 21, 2022
John Hines in, politicians as vegetables & Hairless Dog Brewing

Paul Pirner of Hairless Dog Brewing joins John Hines on WCCO radio to talk about their true non-alcoholic beers and joining forces with Finnegan's.

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August 5, 2022
Finnegans Brew Co. in Minneapolis buys non-alcoholic brewer Hairless Dog

Finnegans Brew Co. has acquired Hairless Dog Brewing, a Minneapolis-based non-alcoholic beer company. "This adds a great new element to our portfolio, and they have a huge following," said Finnegans CEO Jacquie Berglund. "They needed to grow and expand and have added resources, and we are able to do that for them." By bringing on the fast-growing brand, Finnegans will double its yearly output to 5,000 barrels of beer, she said.

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

August 3, 2022
Minneapolis brewery Finnegans acquires non-alcoholic beer company Hairless Dog

Finnegans Brew Co. is venturing into the non-alcoholic beverage space after acquiring Hairless Dog Brewing Co. It's the 22 year-old brewery's first acquisition and foray into N/A beers.. "It's a great opportunity for a growing segment," Finnegans founder and CEO Jacquie Berglund said. The company is already producing Hairless Dog beers at its downtown Minneapolis brewery.

KSTP Eyewitness News

August 3, 2022
Minneapolis brewing company Finnegans buys local nonalcoholic beer company

Downtown Minneapolis brewing company FINNEGANS is adding nonalcoholic beers to its offerings. The acquisition of Hairless Dog Brewing Company by FINNEGANS was announced Tuesday. Hairless Dog Brewing only makes nonalcoholic beers. They currently have three signature varieties: Citra Lager, IPA and Black Ale – that will now be made and sold at FINNEGANS as well as liquor and grocery stores nationwide. The drinks will continue to be sold under the Hairless Dog name and brand.

Twin Cities Business

August 2, 2022
Finnegans Brew Co. Buys Hairless Dog Brewing

Minneapolis-based Finnegans Brewing Co. has acquired Hairless Dog Brewing, a company specializing in non-alcoholic beer options. Finnegans announced the purchase of Hairless Dog in a news release issued on Tuesday. The acquisition coincides with a growing trend away from alcohol consumption, according to the release.