SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Epic Brewing in Salt Lake City has purchased Telegraph Brewing in Santa Barbara.
In making the announcement, Epic says it plans to keep the Telegraph staff, expand production, and soon offer beer in cans.
Epic says the purchase includes immediate investment plans to expand operations. That includes the addition of several new 12 oz. can offerings, and a substantial expansion of Telegraph's sour beer program.
Telegraph began producing craft beer in 2006. Founder Brian Thompson says the sale will retain the small craft brewery image he started
Epic has production facilities in Denver along with Salt Lake. Some of the Denver production facilities will be added to the Santa Barbara location where Telegraph is located.