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Wednesday 1 October 2014

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US brewery evacuated after explosion

The Lion Brewery in Pennsylvania was evacuated on Wednesday after an explosion, caused by an ammonia leak, hospitalised one individual.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Will wackiness spark Bud Light’s turnaround?

No brand needs a sales punch more than America’s #1 beer. Bud Light’s numbers have been heading in a southerly direction for some time.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Absinthe appellation refused by Swiss court

A court has overturned a decision to give Swiss absinthe producers a protected designation of origin.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Jon Bonné rounds up a selection of wines for alfresco sipping, while Dennis Sodomka recommends a buttery Chardonnay perfect for summertime dining.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Constellation buys Casa Noble Tequila

Constellation Brands has closed a deal to buy Carlos Santana’s super-premium Tequila brand, Casa Noble.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

US Senator calls for powdered alcohol ban

A US Senator has hit out against powdered alcohol, calling on food safety authorities to step in and ban the launch of the new product before it is approved for sale.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Death of caretaker ends whiskey theft case

The death of a caretaker has ended criminal charges that he drank more than US$100,000 worth of whiskey stolen from his employer.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

NRA warns against alcohol at gun shows

The US National Rifle Association has spoken against proposals to allow the sale of alcohol at gun shows warning it could have a “devastating impact”.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Beers based on Tolkien’s Hobbit launched

JRR Tolkien’s fantasy novel The Hobbit is to become the basis for a new range of beers set to be released in the US this month.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Entries open for Alan Lodge spirits writer award

Promising journalists, bloggers and columnists are being called upon to enter the third annual Alan Lodge International Young Spirits Writer of the Year Award.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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