Samuel Adams maker Boston Beer Co. Inc. (NYSE: SAM) is merging with Delaware-based Dogfish Head Brewery in a $300 million cash and stock transaction.

“The new entity will possess more than half a century of craft-brewing expertise, a balanced portfolio of leading beer and ‘beyond beer’ brands at high-end price points, and industry leadership in innovation and quality,” a joint release from the two companies said.

The transaction is slated to close in the second quarter of 2019. Shareholders…

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