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…)

Price for Ukrainian Beer to Rise by 50% in Belarus

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Ukrainian Corporation “Obolon” signed a price agreement with Belgospischeprom on the conditions of beer supply to Belarus. This was reported by a specialist of “Obolon” Corporate Communications Anna Ponomarenko. According to her, now the price of the company’s products will increase significantly in Belarus – up to 49%. (more…)