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Will Asia's brewers lead beer's next consolidation

This month, we welcome a new beer commentator to just-drinks. In his first outing, Stephen Beaumont considers whether Asia's brewers are bes...

Heineken can face the music with Molson Coors buy

The first round of musical chairs sparked by Anheuser-Busch InBev's takeover of SABMiller is nearing its end....

Olly Wehring | 15 Feb 2016

While many observers are reserving judgement on Molson Coors until it completes its takeover of MillerCoors, the coming months prior to completion of the transaction run the risk of being as good a time for the brewer as - if not better than - it can realistically expect its longer-term future to be.

Olly Wehring | 12 Feb 2016

Yesterday, Molson Coors reported a marked fall in full-year net profits on a 14% drop in sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the brewer’s Q4 performance by region:

Olly Wehring | 9 Feb 2016

Earlier this week, Bernstein released the fourth edition of its annual global beer guide. With commentary from the sell-side research and brokerage firm, here's a look at the report's significant research conclusions.

Having considered brewing trends in the year ahead yesterday, Euromonitor now takes a corporate view on what 2016 will look like in the beer category.

Latest Interviews

Andy Morton | 9 Jun 2014

Keith Villa is the founder and head brewmaster of MillerCoors-owned Blue Moon Brewing Company, creator of the Belgium-style Blue Moon beer. During his visit to London last week, just-drinks sat down with the doctor of brewing to discuss quality issues in craft beer and what motivates him to experiment with bacon, peanut butter and chocolate. Villa also made clear why he considers Blue Moon a craft beer despite its corporate owners.

James Wilmore | 18 Feb 2014

Last week, MillerCoors unveiled the biggest brand launch in its five-and-a-half year history: Miller Fortune, a beer designed to take on the spirits market. But, how will this strategy play out, and what else does the brewing JV have in store to rescue its flagging volumes? Here, in the first part of an exclusive two-part interview just-drinks deputy editor James Wilmore tackles the US firm's sales president, Ed McBrien.

Latest News

Lucy Britner | 20 May 2016

Molson Coors's Canadian craft division has purchased a minority stake in craft brewer Brasseur de Montréal.

Lucy Britner | 16 May 2016

Pabst Brewing Co has filed a lawsuit against MillerCoors, claiming that the SABMiller/Molson Coors JV is attempting to "sabotage Pabst's ability to compete" by hiking up contract brewing prices.

Lucy Britner | 10 May 2016

Molson Coors's UK craft unit Sharp's has launched its Sea Fury brand in bottles, to the country's off-trade. 

Andy Morton | 4 May 2016

Molson Coors's CEO Mark Hunter has said that gaining full control of Miller Lite will offer a "great backbone" of international brands as he looks to scale up overseas operations.

Andy Morton | 3 May 2016

Molson Coors's profits almost doubled in the first quarter of the year, thanks primarily to the sale of its Vancouver brewery.

Olly Wehring | 29 Apr 2016

Competitive issues among the world's larger brewers may result in a private equity company leading the race for SABMiller's assets in Central & Eastern Europe, an analyst has told just-drinks.

Andy Morton | 27 Apr 2016

Molson Coors has launched a range of Rekorderlig cocktails, the cider brand's first new products since the global brewer acquired its UK and Ireland rights.

Lucy Britner | 13 Apr 2016

Molson Coors has completed the sale of its Vancouver Brewery, to real estate investment firm Concord Pacific.

Lucy Britner | 8 Apr 2016

Molson Coors Canada has expanded the Canadian version of the Blue Moon beer brand into the country's off-trade. 

Andy Morton | 1 Apr 2016

Molson Coors is attempting to kick-start the alcoholic soda category in Canada with the launch of a hard root beer and ginger lager under its Mad Jack brand.

Olly Wehring | 1 Apr 2016

Molson Coors has poached Beam Suntory's CFO, Mauricio Restrepo, to assume the same position for the brewer.

Lucy Britner | 17 Mar 2016

MillerCoors has launched a new campaign for Blue Moon beer as part of its "biggest re-brand in 20 years". 

Olly Wehring | 16 Mar 2016

MillerCoors has lined up an addition to its Coors Peak beer brand in the US.

Lucy Britner | 26 Feb 2016

Molson Coors Canada has launched a limited edition beer from an old recipe, in order to celebrate 230 years of brewing. 

Lucy Britner | 22 Feb 2016

Molson Coors has launched a new packaging design for the Grolsch brand, in an effort to connect with "modern Grolsch drinkers". 

Olly Wehring | 12 Feb 2016

MillerCoors has seen the latter part of 2015 pull on its full-year bottom line, with one-offs in the fourth quarter hitting profits.

Lucy Britner | 27 Jan 2016

Molson Coors is to raise almost US$2.4bn to help fund the purchase of SABMiller's interest in MillerCoors. 

Lucy Britner | 27 Jan 2016

Molson Coors has raised estimated cashflow for its fourth quarter, however sales are expected to come in lower than the year prior. 

Olly Wehring | 22 Jan 2016

Molson Coors has lined up the roll-out of its Coors Light brand in Colombia.

Andy Morton | 13 Jan 2016

McCormick Distilling's Tequila Rose, a strawberry cream liqueur, has unveiled new packaging with a logo that turns pink when chilled to the correct temperature.

Andy Morton | 11 Jan 2016

Southern Wine & Spirits Of America And Glazer's are to merge to create the largest North American wine and spirits distribution company.

Olly Wehring | 7 Jan 2016

MillerCoors has extended its sponsorship deal with the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in the US for the Miller Lite brand.

Latest blogs

James Wilmore | 2 Jul 2014

I predicted that the Molson Canadian beer fridge marketing concept had legs - and so it is proving.

Company research

Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) - Financial and Strategic

Molson Coors Brewing Company (MCBC) is an alcohol beverages company. It is one of the largest brewers in the world with a diverse portfolio of owned and partner brands....

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Molson Coors Brewing Co in Beer (World)

Molson Coors Brewing Co in Beer (World)

The proposed merger of A-B InBev and SABMiller could enable Molson Coors to establish a prominent independent position in the US beer market....

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Coors Light Summer Brew: Leveraging a successful seasonal limited edition

Coors Light Summer Brew: Leveraging a successful seasonal li

Launched in 2014, Coors Light Summer Brew was the brand’s first-ever seasonal extension, incorporating a new summer-themed packaging design that reinforced the product’s refreshing qualities....

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