“On America’s birthday, drink America’s beer”. This is the advertisement slogan from Anheuser- Busch this summer as it attempts to improve sales of its faltering but still flagship Budweiser brand as part of a summer campaign that combines patriotism, charity, and beer.
Anheuser- Busch has once again teamed up with the Folds of Honor Foundation this summer in an effort to raise money for military families. Folds of Honor specializes in offering educational scholarships to young people who have a parent either disabled or killed while serving their country. Anheuser- Busch is aiming to raise (more…)
Beer is a most enjoyable beverage and for some, nothing is better than the great taste of beer served straight from the tap. Buying a large tapping system for the home isn’t practical, but now there is an affordable solution to your draft beer desires. It is called the Draftmark Tap System, and it makes it easy to serve beer just like the bartenders at your favorite tavern or restaurant.
How does the Draftmark Tap System Work?:
The Draftmark Tap System is a small device designed to serve a gallon of cold beer from the comforts of home. It consists of a base unit with a battery and charger and requires the separate purchase of a (more…)
Anheuser- Busch InBev finds itself in some hot water, or shall I say cold water, as of yesterday. The big brewer has been accused of watering down its products, and the allegations have resulted in class action lawsuits filed in several states.
Beer drinkers have often complained about the watery nature of products brewed by Anheuser- Busch InBev, Miller, Coors, and other large breweries, but now the accusations are more than just a casual comment in search of an easy laugh. The matter is much more serious now, with plaintiffs claiming that Anheuser- Busch InBev is not being truthful about (more…)
December 21, 2012 was supposed to be the end of the world, at least according to Mayan prophecy. The prediction wasn’t the first of its kind and it certainly will not be the last, but it did present an excuse to party and thousands across the globe did exactly that. Some breweries even got in on the action and one of the products they created for the occasion is Shock Top End of the World Midnight Wheat.
Beer Style: Spiced Wheat
Calories: 153 per 12 oz. serving
Carbs: 11 grams per 12 oz. serving
Alcohol Content: 6 percent by volume
Shock Top End of the World Midnight Wheat pours to a cloudy, brown color with a nose of wheat, chocolate, vanilla, toffee, and a small amount of spice. The head of foam isn’t too bad provided the pour is (more…)
Attention, beer lovers: There is a new beer in town- a beer harboring from the Midwest and ready to spread its influence to Americans nationwide. The beer is Goose Island, recipient of dozens of awards and now available on draught throughout the USA. The company was recently purchased by Anheuser- Busch and it is now sold in many new markets nationwide.
What is Goose Island?
Goose Island is a Chicago- based craft brewing operation that has been around since 1988, serving the Chicago area and nearby states. Its products have won awards at the Great American Beer Festival, World Beer Championships, World Beer Cup, and other prestigious taste competitions. It is one of the most popular breweries in the (more…)
Anheuser- Busch InBev, the world’s largest beer manufacturer, is having some legal problems with its $20.1 billion attempt to take over the third largest beer manufacturer, Grupo Modelo.
The U.S. Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against the beer giant, claiming that its proposed merger with Grupo Modelo would stifle competition in the marketplace. The concern by the Justice Department is that such a merger will inevitably lead to higher prices for beer since the two companies combined would (more…)
Anheuser- Busch InBev isn’t a company usually associated with craft beer, but the brewing giant realizes the growth of the craft beer industry and it continues to expand in this direction, even if at a glacial pace.
Shock Top, Anheuser- Busch’s answer to craft beer, has been around for several years and most beer drinkers already know it for its Shock Top Belgian White- a beer that was apparently brewed to compete with the popular Blue Moon Belgian White. The success of Shock Top Belgian White encouraged (more…)
Anheuser- Busch InBev, one of the world’s largest brewers, may expand even further if a proposed deal becomes reality.
Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo, the company that produces top- selling Corona Extra, has been in talks with Anheuser- Busch InBev and is near (more…)
Michelob, the premium division of Anheuser- Busch InBev, has a new beverage to pour- one that represents a new venture for the well- known product line. Available across the nation where other Michelob products are sold, this new beverage does contain malt, but it isn’t classified as beer due to its added fruit, specifically apples, in this instance. It is Michelob Ultra Light Cider, the first cider product brewed by Anheuser- Busch InBev in the United States.
First, let’s look at the statistics. Michelob Ultra Light Cider is a gluten- free product, brewed to be less sweet and less caloric than other ciders. Nutritional facts show an alcohol level of (more…)
The World Beer Cup is among the most prestigious beer competitions, attracting entrants from across the globe and spanning a wide range of beer styles. The 2012 World Beer Cup competition is now complete and it has turned out to be the largest, most actively participated World Beer Cup yet, with 54 countries, 799 breweries, and 3,921 beers going head- to- head for the Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals across 95 categories.
Judging is complete and the winners have now been announced for the 2012 World Beer Cup. Here is a complete list of winners taken straight from the Brewers Association/World Beer Cup web site, including the category, style, number of beers entered in the competition, along with the medal winners and their locations: