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Big breweries are trying to fend off craft beer by getting bigger

Why the makers of Budweiser may also soon be the makers of Miller Lite
Washington DC, Sep. 30, 2015 — Anheuser-Busch InBev, brewer of Budweiser, Stella Artois and more than 200 other brands, is already the largest beer maker in the world, controlling more than 20 percent of global sales. It may soon get a lot […]

By |September 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The biggest new trends in craft beer

Yes, IPAs are still big, but at the Great American Beer Festival, a few new styles are apparent.
New York NY, Sep. 27, 2015 — The IPA’s reign as the king of the Great American Beer Festival – and craft beer in general – is in no danger. But that doesn’t mean other styles aren’t gaining […]

By |September 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

242 Breweries Take Home Medals at 2015 Great American Beer Festival

275 Professional Medals Awarded, 423 First-Time Participants Compete
Boulder CO, Sep. 26, 2015 — The 2015 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition awarded 275 medals to some of the best commercial breweries in the United States, plus three GABF Pro-Am medals to teams of amateur brewers paired with professional brewers.

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By |September 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anheuser-Busch is on a craft beer bender

This time, California-based Golden Road Brewing is the target.
New York NY, Sep. 23, 2015 — Anheuser-Busch InBev continues to add to its craft beer bar tab. On Wednesday the company said it has bought Los Angeles-based Golden Road Brewing. This is AB InBev’s fifth craft deal since it first started making these acquisitions five years […]

By |September 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The world’s biggest brewers are eyeing a $245 billion merger

AB Inbev, the makers of Budweiser and Corona, wants to buy SABMiller.
New York NY, Sep. 16, 2015 — The world’s biggest brewing company is going to make an offer for its biggest rival, ending months of speculation about a possible tie-up.

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By |September 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Opinion: Craft beer brewers just got downgraded to ‘sell’

Two big purchases this week dented the craft industry’s credibility
New York NY, Sep. 11, 2015 — There’s a lot of noise in the modern beer industry, but if you listen past it, you can hear a story being told.

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By |September 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five threats to the continued rise of craft beer

Psychologists talk about “magical thinking” in children. It’s kids’ ability to believe they really are flying or chasing dragons or have morphed into Power Rangers. Marketers seem to have their own equivalent.
London UK, Aug. 25, 2015 — As but one case in point, Budweiser, long the runaway #1-selling beer, saw its sales-slide begin around 1989. […]

By |August 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

9 scientific reasons why drinking beer is good for you

Need an excuse to tip back a pint tonight? Toast to your health with these nine…
London UK, Aug. 17, 2015 — If you happened to find yourself consuming a pint or two at London’s craft beer festival this weekend, don’t worry – your hangover was not in vain.

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By |August 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zymurgy Magazine Announces 2015 “Best Commercial Beers in America”

Seventh Consecutive Win for Russian River’s Pliny the Elder
Boulder CO, Jun. 18, 2015 — For the seventh year running, Russian River’s well-known and beloved double IPA, Pliny the Elder, has been tapped for the top spot on Zymurgy magazine’s list of the Best Commercial Beers in America.

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By |June 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments

The Fair BEER Act is a Red Herring Introduced by Big Brewers

Why the similar-sounding Small BREW Act is a better bet for crew brewers.
Washington DC, May 1, 2015 — Acording to craft beer-promoting trade group the Brewers Association, at the end of 2014 there were 3,464 breweries operating in America. The organization defined the vast majority of these producers as small, independent and traditional craft breweries. […]

By |May 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments