Can Capitol Hill Crush a Beer Monopoly?

As the biggest beer distributors prepare to merge, lawmakers on the Hill are rushing to block it, fearing that a Big Beer monopoly could crush homegrown distributors.
New York NY, Nov. 2, 2015 — A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to do keg stands on the grave of the proposed merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, […]

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The End of Craft Beer

New York NY, Oct. 29, 2015 — Once, the beer wars were about Bud versus Coors. But now both brands — or, rather, the giant companies that brew these kinds of mass-audience beers — are mostly battling for market share against craft brewers, the independent, fiercely committed group of people who preach a message of […]

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5 schools where you can turn your taste for beer into a career

Ann Arbor MI, Oct. 27, 2015 — College students notoriously enjoy drinking beer, but some students hope translate their love of brews into a career.

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Craft Beer Is Booming, but Some Brewers Worry About the Future

New York NY, Oct. 22, 2015 — Looking at the wide array of taps at bars these days, we seem to be in a golden age of beer. The world is awash in ales, lagers and porters, many made by small breweries, which are gaining an ever bigger share of the market.

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Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act tops 100 co-sponsors in the House

Cincinnati OH, Oct. 19, 2015 — It’s the tax bill everyone seems to like — craft brewers represented by the Brewers Association, Big Beer interests represented by the Beer Institute and even Congress (and they don’t like anything). In fact, the comprehensive reform bill known as the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (H.R. […]

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Beer Policy by the Numbers

Boulder CO, Oct. 16, 2015 — When people think of craft brewing, they don’t necessarily think of political activism. But thanks to an active and informed community of craft brewers and enthusiasts, that perception is beginning to change.

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Big Beer’s 5-Point Plan to Crush the Craft Beer Revolution

A monster merger is just one step
New York NY, Oct. 16, 2015 — When the massive Anheuser-Busch InBev-SABMiller merger is complete, the resulting company will own over 400 beer labels, including 8 out of America’s top 10 brands. Right away, the new Bud-Coors-Miller-Stella-Molson conglomerate will be responsible for producing roughly 30% of all the suds […]

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A Look Inside the Global Beer Market

Alexandria VA, Oct. 11, 2015 — What we are seeing today in the brewing industry is the outcome of a long-running consolidation cycle that started in the 1970s with the purchase of Miller Brewing by Phillip Morris. The continuation of consolidation in the industry leaves two sides to consider, Wall Street and Main Street. Those […]

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Here’s how a Big Beer merger could hurt craft brewers

A combination of AB InBev and SABMiller could prompt the mega-brewer to focus on its bigger brands.
New York NY, Oct. 9, 2015 — As Anheuser Busch InBev and SABMiller continue their pas de deux over whether they will or won’t become a single company, most of the rest of beer world—along with many analysts and […]

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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 […]

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