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Thursday 27 November 2014

Craft Beer

Is Budweiser changing direction?

Debuting on NFL broadcast network billboards and on an outdoor display at Penn Station in NYC is a brand new tagline for the “King of Beers”.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Budweiser loses out to craft beer in US

Millennial drinkers are shunning the self-proclaimed “King of Beers” in favour of craft, with shipments outnumbering those of Budweiser for the first time.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Czech president: US beer is ‘filthy water’

Milos Zeman, president of the Czech Republic, has branded American beer as “filthy water” during a business summit in Kazakhstan.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Craft beer and spirits fuel Majestic growth

Rather than fine wine, craft beers and spirits are driving growth at Majestic, with sales of small batch beers and spirits up 164% on last year at the UK retailer.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Pabst Brewing completes $700m sale

Pabst Brewing Company, has completed its sale to the newly formed Blue Ribbon for a reported US$700 million.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

Anheuser-Busch ups stake in craft beer

The US arm of the world’s largest brewer has acquired another American craft brewery in its latest bid to tap into this fast-growing industry.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 beers in the world press

Featured in this week’s globe-spanning glance at the world of beer are pecan pies, philosophers and body salts.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Guinness launches ‘ultra-premium’ ale

A limited-edition amber ale brewed with both beer and whisky malt has become the first in a new Signature Series line launched by Guinness.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Lucasfilm objects to ‘Strikes Bock’ beer

A brewery’s attempt to trademark its Star Wars-themed “Empire Strikes Bock” beer has raised the ire of Lucasfilm.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Could Budweiser be better than craft beer?

The simple answer: “It already is.”

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 11 Comments »

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