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Funky goes national: Oakland Park brewery sold, but taproom vibe to stay the same

Funky goes national: Oakland Park brewery sold, but taproom vibe to stay the same

Funky Buddha Brewery in Oakland Park has been sold to Fortune 500 beer giant Constellation Brands, the beermaker announced Thursday.

For fans of the popular Oakland Park brewery and taproom, nothing is expected to change. Funky’s popular lineup of food- and dessert-inspired brews, however, will be more widely distributed outside of Florida, including its Hop Gun IPA, Floridian Hefeweizen and other seasonal beers.

Financial details of the deal haven’t been disclosed, but Funky Buddha owners Ryan and K.C. Sentz will continue to run the brewery’s day-to-day operations.

“Constellation and Funky Buddha share a lot of the same ideals and passion for philanthropy,...

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