Lagunitas Brewing Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating The Lagunitas Brewing Company (“Lagunitas”) regarding its recent data breach. The Lagunitas data breach may have involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 2,900 individuals.


Lagunitas is an alcoholic beverage brewing company based in California. Founded in 1993, Lagunitas began on a kitchen stove in Northern California and has been crafting hop-forward beers ever since.2 Specializing in IPAs and other fine ales, Lagunitas beers are available in 20-ish countries and growing.3 Headquartered in Petaluma, California, Lagunitas has an additional location in Chicago, Illinois, and employs over 200 individuals.


Recently, Lagunitas discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Lagunitas determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this information on or about March 12, 2024. On April 26, 2024, Lagunitas began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of personal information potentially exposed has not been made publicly available by Lagunitas. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license or state ID number
  • Account number, credit or debit card number
  • Account passwords or personal identification numbers or other access codes

If you received a breach notification letter from The Lagunitas Brewing Company:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Lagunitas data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by The Lagunitas Brewing Company;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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