Brewing

AB InBev acquires remaining stake in Craft Brew Alliance

Beer giant AB InBev has performed a u-turn after turning down a deal to acquire the rest of Craft Brew Alliance in August, announcing the purchase of the whole company in an estimated US$321 million deal. 

Rick Astley and brewer Mikkeller open second London bar

80s pop star Rick Astley has once again teamed up with Danish brewer Mikkeller to open their second London site – Mikkeller's first UK brewpub as well as a bar and restaurant in Exmouth Market. 

Brewing yeast achieves ‘promising’ results in whisky production

A study being carried out by Heriot-Watt University and the Port of Leith Distillery has found that certain strains of beer brewing yeast "possess promising characteristics for whisky production". 

Mahou San Miguel acquires 90% stake in Founders Brewing

Spanish brewing giant Mahou San Miguel has increased its stake in US brewery Founders from 30% to 90% in a deal expected to close in January 2020. 

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