BLUE POINT - Long Island's largest beer maker is scheduled to be bought by one of the largest beer companies in the world.

Patchogue-based Blue Point Brewery is being purchased by Anheuser-Busch, maker of Budweiser.

Blue Point produces more than 40 craft beers, including Toasted Lager.

The company was founded in 1998 by Mark Burford and Pete Cotter.