EU Court: UK Law Applies In Anheuser-Busch Trademark Case

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British law will apply in judging the validity of an eleventh-hour challenge by brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev NV  to rival Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar’s right to use the name “Budweiser” to brand its beer in the U.K. (more…)

The American craft beer scene goes global

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Foreign breweries draw inspiration from U.S. craft brewers, who are increasing exports (and looking to build overseas). There’s even a black market for the States’ specialty suds. (more…)

Market marches up amid M&A murmurings

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SABMiller was in the spotlight as analysts at Credit Suisse suggested that the brewer of Peroni and Grolsch could be targeted by brewing giant, AB Inbev. (more…)

US. New Draught Beer Quality Resources

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The Draught Beer Quality (DBQ) Working Group of the Brewers Association Technical Committee has added new resources to In early 2010, the DBQ Group identified the need for concise, easy-to-read information for use at retail. (more…)

Molson Coors buys cask beer Doom Bar

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Molson Coors UK, which makes Carling and Grolsch lagers, has bought Sharp’s Brewery, the owner of cask beer Doom Bar, for ?20m. (more…)

London 2012 signs Heineken as latest sponsor

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The London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has appointed Heineken UK, Britain’s leading brewer, as Official Lager Supplier and sponsor of London 2012 in a tier three sponsorship deal. (more…)