Craft beer? Good things brewing in Montana

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Beer has had roots in this country for centuries. Virtually every Founding Father either made or enjoyed it. Today, thanks to the ingenuity of small and independent brewers, the United States has moved beyond offering only light American lager and now has more beer styles and brands to choose from than any other market in the world. (more…)

Canada. Restaurants Cut Steak Prices to Win Back Hockey Fans

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Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund (BPF-U) and Sportscene Group Inc. (SPS/A) are among companies ramping up advertising and offering discounts to win back National Hockey League fans after a 17-week lockout that cost Canadian companies as much as C$800 million ($812 million). (more…)

Anheuser-Busch Asks Studio to Obscure Labels in ‘Flight’

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The high-flying, alcoholic commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker, portrayed by Denzel Washington in the drama “Flight,” has drawn objections from the beer brewer Anheuser-Busch and the distributor of Stolichnaya vodka for using their products in the movie without authorization, The Associated Press reported. (more…)

America’s Beer Distributors Generate 130,000 Direct Jobs, $54 Billion in U.S. Economic Benefits

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The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) today released a new economic impact report – America’s Beer Distributors: Fueling Jobs, Generating Economic Growth & Delivering Value to Local Communities – that provides the first-ever comprehensive report on beer distribution companies’ total impact on national and state economies. (more…)

Fitch rates Anheuser-Busch InBev’s USD4bn issues at ‘A’

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Fitch Ratings has assigned Anheuser Busch InBev’s (ABI) subsidiary Anheuser Busch InBev Finance Inc.’s (ABIFI) USD4bn bond issue a senior unsecured rating of ‘A’ which is in line with ABI’s Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of ‘A’ with a Stable Outlook. (more…)