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Texas Cannabis Company Acquires 8th Wonder Brewery for Expansion into Hemp Industry

A New Chapter for 8th Wonder Brewery

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A Warm Welcome to Bayou City Hemp

It’s official: Bayou City Hemp has acquired the beloved Houston brewery, 8th Wonder Brewery. The announcement was made on June 30, 2021, and it sent shock waves throughout the Houston beer community. The brewery, founded in 2013, has become a staple in the community, showcasing Houston’s diverse culture through its local beer offerings. As expected, the news of the acquisition has sparked mixed reactions from Houstonians.

What Does This Mean for 8th Wonder Brewery?

While there are questions circulating about how the acquisition will impact the future of the brewery, Bayou City Hemp has reassured 8th Wonder Brewery patrons that the brewery’s core values will remain the same. Though the acquisition may mean some operational changes, there is no immediate plan to change the brewery’s name, staff, or current offerings. Rather, Bayou City Hemp has expressed the intent to sustain the brewery’s mission of supporting local artists, musicians, and other Houston businesses.

What Does the Future Hold for Bayou City Hemp and 8th Wonder Brewery?

The acquisition of 8th Wonder Brewery by Bayou City Hemp marks the entry of another cannabis enterprise into the craft beer industry. While the future of this collaboration remains to be seen, one thing is clear: Bayou City Hemp is committed to building a strong community presence while diversifying their product line.

As more states legalize cannabis, ventures like Bayou City Hemp can further explore the possibilities of infusing cannabidiol, commonly referred to as CBD, in their products. CBD, known for its medicinal properties, has become a popular ingredient in beer, spirits, and even coffee.

8th Wonder Brewery’s acquisition by Bayou City Hemp highlights the growing synergy among the craft beer and cannabis industries. The move may encourage other cannabis enterprises to seek similar partnerships, and it will be interesting to see how the industry evolves as a result.

In Summary

Bayou City Hemp’s acquisition of 8th Wonder Brewery is a significant development in the Houston community, with both positive and negative feedback from the public. While the future may be uncertain for 8th Wonder Brewery, the acquisition provides an opportunity for Bayou City Hemp to bring in a new level of innovation and maintain 8th Wonder’s mission of supporting local artists, musicians, and businesses.

We look forward to seeing what the future holds for this partnership.


Dustin is a writer about craft beer and a professional brewer in the city of Chicago. He has written for several magazines and has over a decade of experience in the beer industry. He is currently working on a book about the history of beer in Chicago.

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