Sale to Artisanal Brewing Ventures
Founded in 2012, Bold Rock is one of the country’s fastest growing craft cider brands with a portfolio including the popular originals Apple and Draft, a rotating mix of seasonals, and IPA (India Pressed Apple), the best-selling hopped cider in the country. The Company is projected to produce more than 80,000 barrels in 2019, making it the #2 hard cider brand in the U.S. Bold Rock’s award-winning hard ciders and seltzers are crafted from locally-picked apples harvested in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. From its humble beginnings, Bold Rock now has over 250 employees and operates two state-of-the-art production facilitates and four taprooms. The recent introduction of the Company's line of hard seltzers as well as spirits-based craft cocktails demonstrates Bold Rock’s steady evolution into a diversified craft alcohol beverage producer.