Kirin Holdings Co, one of Japan’s largest brewing companies, is considering entering the Burmese beer market, according to a report by the Yomiuri Shimbun. (more…)
Unless you are a modern day Rip Van Winkle and have been asleep for the last 20 years, you know that there is a revolution going on in American beer. Americans are migrating to more distinctive, flavorful and carefully made products in many food and beverage segments (e.g. bread, wine, ice cream, coffee), and it is no different in beer. This is evident in craft beer’s unprecedented gains in share in recent years.
Viktor, a 56-year-old security guard from Usinsk, in Russia’s Arctic north, said he was not particularly persuaded by a new law declaring beer an alcoholic beverage rather than a food product, and in that way restricting its sale at train stations and the ubiquitous sidewalk kiosks that are still a mainstay of retail business throughout the country. (more…)
For the second consecutive year, Anheuser-Busch InBev will serve up a new brew to Super Bowl viewers. (more…)