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AB InBev High End Beer Division Lays Off 90% Of Its Sales Force

Anheuser-Busch InBev has laid off 380 employees from its High End division, which oversees craft brewery acquisitions and super-premium imports. As first reported by BeerStreetJournal.com, the layoffs have wiped out at least 90% of The High End’s nationwide sales force but do not include employees …

Beer

Brewing a more Sustainable Future

Coors Light extends eco-conscious heritage, focused on all of us doing a little better, and a little more, to create a sustainable future.<p>Every time you toss an aluminum can into a recycling bin, you’re living a legacy pioneered by Bill Coors. The visionary beer brewer helped introduce the idea of …

View from the Rio favelas: 'We hit rock bottom, financially and socially'

In his diary entry one year on from the Olympics, Michel Silva says that only long-term public policies will improve health, education and security in Rio<p>Leia este artigo na lingua original<p>We need to talk about Rio de Janeiro. In my first article for the Guardian in August 2015 , I said we were not …

Brazil

Breweries vs. Fans: Craft Beer on Social Media

Take a look at the photo above. The crowd of assembled, bearded brewers (and a few ladies) belongs to Atlanta-area brewers Scofflaw Brewing Co. You …

Beer
Beer

Vietnam's Drinkers Are Giving the World's Top Brewers Beer Goggles

Ho Chi Minh called alcohol a poison peddled by French imperialists. Half a century later in the Vietnamese city that bears the revolutionary …

Vietnam

Rising violence takes huge psychological toll in Rio favelas

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Almir Arruda rode his bicycle quickly across the City of God slum in Rio de Janeiro when he heard there was a shootout between drug traffickers and police near his 4-year-old daughter's preschool.<p>Arruda, a 43-year-old unemployed construction worker, arrived to find children …

Brazil

How a South African company turned constraints into global strengths

On 28 September 2016, the shareholders of South African born international brewer, SABMiller, approved the company’s acquisition by Anheuser-Busch …

Small Brewers Have Strong Reaction to AB-InBev’s Acquisition of Wicked Weed Brewing

Between Wednesday’s announcement of AB-InBev’s acquisition of Wicked Weed Brewing, Beachwood Brewing taking a stand against TheBeerNecessities.com, a …

Beer

Heineken acquires all shares in Lagunitas

Brewing giant Heineken is to buy the remaining 50% stake in Californian craft brewer Lagunitas, taking complete control of the brand.<p>Heineken …

Craft Brewing

A Guide To Tasting Beer Like A Pro

At its best, tasting beer can be as deep and rewarding as tasting wine, whiskey, or port. Of course, developing a tasting acumen requires time and effort. Building your palate is a journey of a thousand sips, but what are we looking for when we taste a beer?<p>To answer that, we’ve compiled a …

Craft Beer

Terrapin Beer Co. has been acquired by Tenth and Blake

Tenth and Blake Beer Company, the craft and import division of MillerCoors, announced Wednesday an agreement to acquire a majority interest in …

Urban Culture

MillerCoors' Tenth & Blake to buy Oregon craft brewer - Milwaukee - Milwaukee Business Journal

By Jon Bell <br>– Staff Reporter, Portland Business Journal<p>Jul 29, 2016, 2:58pm CDT<p>The Tenth & Blake Beer Co. division of MillerCoors has acquired a …

Bud-Miller $105 billion deal is back on track

Cheers! It looks like the Bud-Miller mega merger is finally going to happen.<p>It's been nearly a year in the making but the biggest ever beer deal cleared its last major hurdles Friday as SABMiller's board accepted an improved £79 billion ($105 billion) takeover offer from Anheuser-Busch InBev …

Beer
Brazil

Ultra-Drinkable Beers Are Having a Moment

There’s a new rule in beer making: it doesn’t have to knock you on your ass to be good. After 30 years of ever stronger offerings, craft breweries are producing easy-drinking, lower-alcohol suds that still have the flavor of the 6-to-10-percent stuff.<p>“It’s pretty hard to drink eight IPAs, then get …

Flavors

Is Moderate Drinking Even Moderately Good For Us?

Recent studies have shown that alcohol, coffee, and chocolate are probably good for you, which almost makes up for the fact that bacon, doughnuts, and anything covered with that diabolical orange dust are probably bad. So it’s quite a blow that one of them might not be good after all.<p>It’s …

15 Questions for Cory King of Side Project Brewing

When you think about the beer scene in St. Louis, you probably think of the obvious, Anheuser Busch, but one man is quickly changing that. Cory King, …

Rio planned Olympic-scale sewerage project. But citizens say no thanks.

RIO DE JANEIRO — Mayor Eduardo Paes says the 2016 Olympic Games will change Rio de Janeiro for the better, thanks to 27 “legacy projects,” including new highways, subway stations and sanitation systems.<p>He is proud of an ambitious public-private partnership to build a sewer network for 1.7 million …

Brazil

Sierra Nevada Otra Vez

This January, craft beer powerhouse Sierra Nevada will introduce a new beer to their year-round lineup, the Otra Vez, which is their take on the a …

Flavors

Breckenridge Brewery Sells to AB InBev

Anheuser-Busch has announced the purchase of Breckenridge Brewery of Littleton, Colorado, which will join Anheuser-Busch’s growing collection of …

Craft Brewing

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Bloomberg Terminal

The Best Beer at Each of America's 50 Biggest Craft Breweries

When it comes to craft beer, bigger isn't necessarily perceived as better. There can be a bit of an (often counterproductive) indie-band mentality, …

Beer

J. Wakefield Is The Best Brewery in South Florida

Saying this is almost sacrilegious among beer aficionados, especially since legitimately a dozen awesome local breweries exist, but I'm going to say it, no SCREAM IT:<p>J Wakefield Brewery is no doubt hands down with no disrespect to anyone else the best brewery in all South Florida.<p>That's right.<p>Not …

Wakefield

AB InBev confirms Peroni, Grolsch, Meantime sale

Beer giant AB InBev has confirmed reports that it is intending to sell the Grolsch, Peroni and Meantime brands after it completes its takeover of …

Everything You Need To Know About Beer Glasses

The good folks at Sanitas Brewing break down the various styles of beer glasses so you’ll know exactly what vessel to poor each of your favorite …

Alcohol

Dogfish Head Hoo Lawd, claimed to be hoppiest beer ever documented, coming 12/2

<i>Press Release:</i><p>(Rehoboth Beach, DE) – Dogfish Head has created another boundary-pushing off-centered ale. This time, it just so happens to be the …

Fish

Here's how 170-year-old beer maker Pabst is using predictive analytics to reinvent itself

The 170-year-old beer maker may have started selling beer in the 19th century, but it hasn't remained stuck in the past.<p>Under the guidance of modern leadership, the company started using high-tech analytics in 2013 to track sales, define new business approaches, and beat the competition.<p>Business …

Data Warehousing

The Craft Beer Bubble

There is no denying that craft beer is experiencing a boom. And this is a drastic change from even just ten years ago. At almost any bar or store …