Beer

Constellation bid for Brown-Forman rejected

Drinks giant Constellation Brands has made a takeover bid for Brown-Forman, owner of the hugely popular Jack Daniel’s brand, which has been rejected.

AB InBev to invest $2 billion into US business

AB InBev will invest $2 billion into its US business over the next three years in a bid to break out from Budweiser and build its strength in other categories, including craft beer and non-alcoholic beverages.

Dorset brewer launches virility-boosting beer

Cerne Abbas Brewery in Dorset has launched a limited edition virility-boosting beer called the Watercress Warrior inspired by an ancient symbol of fertility.

Charles Wells sells brewery to Marston’s for £55m

Historic UK brewer Charles Wells has sold its brewery and the majority of its beer brands to rival Marston's in a deal worth £55 million, which excludes its chain of pubs in the UK and France.

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