Getting Hooked on Craft Brewers Alliance

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A few weeks ago, I came across the Craft Brewers Alliance (Nasdaq: HOOK) as I was doing research on beer stocks. Though I’d never seen the company’s name before, I immediately recognized its flagship brands: Red Hook, Long Hammer, Goose Island, and Kona. That’s probably because I’m a devotee of the craft brew section of my local grocery store. (more…)

Heineken to get Mexico, cost savings boost in 2010

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Heineken NV (HEIN.AS), the world’s third-largest brewer, should report sharply higher 2010 earnings on Wednesday as a Mexican acquisition and cost savings outweigh sluggish volumes in mature markets. (more…)

US. Boston Beer Company – A Small Brewer Buffett Would Love

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Boston Beer Company (BBC) known primarily through its flagship brand, Samuel Adams, is a simple to understand, highly profitable, and value-creating business with a trustworthy and capable management team. They are the largest and most successful of the small craft brewers, have a growing moat, generate plenty of free cash flow, and have no debt. (more…)

UK. Why is alcohol consumption falling?

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Despite new evidence that more people are being treated in hospital for excessive drinking, the overall trend is that we are drinking less as a nation. Why? (more…)