AB InBev has purchased Brazilian craft beer brand Colorado, continuing the trend of big brewers buying lucrative boutique brands.
Anyone that has bought a Beck’s beer in the past four years could be entitled to a $50 refund, after AB InBev admitted its packaging wrongly implied the beer was brewed in Germany.
Brewing colossus Anheuser-Busch InBev has announced plans to invest over US$1 billion in its US operations between now and 2018.
With Chinese buyers snapping up Bordeaux châteaux at a rate of knots and continued consolidation among former rivals, the drinks world is ever-changing.
AB InBev billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann is rumoured to be putting together a takeover bid for the world’s largest drinks company, Diageo, as shares in the company jump by 8%.
The head of the German arm of global beer giant AB InBev has been forced to resign after crashing his car while being “considerably under the influence of alcohol.”
Anheuser-Busch has temporarily halted production of beer and is instead canning fresh water to help the victims of recent severe storms and flooding in Oklahoma and Texas.
Budweiser maker AB InBev has seen a slight profit in the first quarter of the year despite a decline in volume sales in the US.
A US brewery has delivered a “screw you” to AB InBev, creating the pumpkin peach ale that the global brewer used to mock craft beer in its divisive Superbowl ad.
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.
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