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Saturday 25 April 2015

US

Elysian founder quits after AB takeover

Elysian co-founder and head brewer Dick Cantwell – widely regarded as a pioneer of US craft brewing – has resigned following the company’s acquisition by Anheuser Busch in January.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

App rewards students with free beer

A can-slinging app called Push for Beer has been launched which rewards top-scoring college students with free beer.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Top five best-selling gin brands

Gin is experiencing its most meaningful renaissance since it took off in the US in the 1920s. Find out which brands are ruling the roost in terms of global sales.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Miller Lite’s accidental success: Why it won’t last

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with a little good luck.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

‘On fire’ rosé ready for upmarket push

Rosé is showing signs of a real opportunity to push into higher price points as this booming category wins over Champagne drinkers and finds listings at top restaurants.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Lunch with Robert Parker up for grabs

Robert Parker is offering a private lunch for 11 guests with him and 24 bottles from his cellar at a charity auction in Washington DC later this month.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Constellation sees 24% net sales increase

Constellation Brands has reported a 24% increase to net sales in its 2015 end of year results, largely propelled by its Mexican beer business.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi lays off 15% of North American staff

Bacardi has begun the process of firing around 80 of its 600 employees in North America, maintaining that “it is business as usual” at the company.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

US frat boys rapped for 2,000-can beer haul

Four underage students had their spring break celebrations cut short after their cargo of nearly 2,000 cans of beer was confiscated by Alabama state police.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Drunken worms used to battle alcoholism

Worms are being used by scientists to try and pinpoint a gene that could make people more susceptible to alcoholism.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

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