San Diego Business Journal

Monkey Paw Deal Gives Brewer a Stronger Hand

CRAFT: From Management to Distribution, Move Makes Sense By Lou Hirsh Originally published July 27, 2017 at 1:47 p.m., updated July 27, 2017 at 1:47 p.m.
   

By early 2018, production of cans and kegs at Coronado Brewing Co.’s San Diego facilities will include offerings from Monkey Paw Brewing Co. Photos courtesy of Coronado Brewing Co.

By early 2018, production of cans and kegs at Coronado Brewing Co.’s San Diego facilities will include offerings from Monkey Paw Brewing Co. Photos courtesy of Coronado Brewing Co.

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Coronado Brewing has operated production and tasting room facilities on Knoxville Street in San Diego’s Bay Park neighborhood since 2012. This will be the site of its upcoming production of Monkey Paw products. Photo courtesy of CoStar Group

MONKEY PAW BREWING CO.

Founder/ Owner: Scot Blair

Headquarters: San Diego (East Village)

Started: 2011

Employees: 32

2016 Production: Approximately 700 barrels

CORONADO BREWING CO.

Founders/ Owners: Ron and Rick Chapman

Headquarters: Coronado

Started: 1996

Employees: 180

2016 Production: 39,095 barrels

— The acquisition of six-year-old Monkey Paw Brewing Co...

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