Beer is Not a Fruit Cup, or so Says Budweiser

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Our buds at Budweiser are at it again. Not content to leave its first round of unlicked wounds from last year alone, Anheuser- Busch InBev was once again throwing punches in Super Bowl 50 and picking up where last year’s anti- craft beer Super Bowl Advertising left off.

In Super Bowl XLIX last year, Budweiser emphasized that its beer was “Brewed the Hard Way.” The company poked fun at craft beer drinkers and proclaimed they would “let them sip their pumpkin peach ale”, while they, the macro brew drinkers of the world, would continue to pound can after can of Budweiser, the beer supposedly brewed the American [Read more…]

Anheuser- Busch and SAB Miller Agree to $104 Billion Buyout

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It was once unthinkable. Two large breweries that didn’t much care for each other and competed tooth and nail for consumer’s beer drinking dollars wouldn’t have even considered the thought of a merger. But today, the unreal is now factual, as Anheuser- Busch InBev and SAB Miller have agreed to merge, forming a massive brewing empire that spans the globe and commands a large percentage of the world’s beer market.

Anheuser- Busch InBev has been eying SAB Miller for some time. Gradually increasing its takeover offer, A-B Inbev finally settled on a price that SAB Miller shareholders found [Read more…]

Budweiser Attacks Wheat and Watermelons

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Credit: Wikipedia

Budweiser and parent Anheuser- Busch InBev are creating advertising controversy once more, this time attacking a certain red fruit sometimes used to brew summer [Read more…]

Taco Bell Location in Wicker Park to Serve Beer and Wine

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Visitors to Taco Bell in the Chicago neighborhood of Wicker Park will have more choices to ponder besides the usual decision between a Double Decker Taco or Nachos Supreme.

This latest Taco Bell, located at 1439 N. Milwaukee Ave. just a few minutes northwest of downtown Chicago will be the first Taco Bell in the USA to sell beer and wine when it opens later this summer. Yes, instead of the sweet flavor of a Mountain Dew or a calorie- free Diet Pepsi, customers will now have [Read more…]

Anheuser- Busch Announces Super Bowl Ad Lineup

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As the exclusive category advertiser for Super Bowl XLIX, Anheuser-Busch today announced it will feature three ads spotlighting two marquee brands during the NBC broadcast on Sunday, Feb. 1. Budweiser and Bud Light will represent [Read more…]