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Top US Craft Brewers in 2016 - The facts 17 Mar 2017

Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released its chart listing the largest craft brewers in the country in volume terms. Here is the top 50.

Top US Brewers in 2016 -The facts 17 Mar 2017

Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released its annual chart listing the largest brewers in the country in volume terms in 2016. Here is the top 50.

Can Samuel Adams Boston Lager transcend craft? 27 Feb 2017

It's not often that senior executives publicly express disappointment at their company's results. Last week's statement from Boston Beer Co, however, saw founder Jim Koch do just that.

Will Bai take Dr Pepper to the next level? 17 Feb 2017

On a conference call following the company's full-year results announcement this week, Dr Pepper Snapple Group CEO Larry Young said newly-acquired Bai would become one of the company's priority brands. 

Dr Pepper Snapple Group FY 2016 - results data 16 Feb 2017

Earlier this week, Dr Pepper Snapple Group released its results for 2016. While net profits in the 12-month period rose by almost 11%, net sales growth was a slightly less impressive 4%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the soft drinks company's figures for last year by segment and brand.

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Diageo's Captain Morgan LocoNut - NPD 24 Mar 2017

Diageo has added a coconut-flavoured shot variant to its Captain Morgan portfolio, as it looks to capitalise on the popularity of coconut.

E&J Gallo adds Stagecoach Vineyard to stable 24 Mar 2017

E&J Gallo Winery has announced its intended purchase of California’s Stagecoach Vineyard, the "largest contiguous" vineyard in the valley.

Heineken releases colour-change bottles 23 Mar 2017

Heineken has unveiled new aluminium bottles that turn black under black light.

Brown Forman's Country Cocktails Southern Peach 23 Mar 2017

Brown-Forman has teamed up with an R&B singer to launch a new flavour in its 25-year-old Jack Daniel's RTD malted beverage range, Country Cocktails. K. Michelle will help promote the new Southern Peach flavour, which initially rolls out in the south-east US ahead of a nation-wide launch in early Summer.

Diageo rolls out vegan Baileys Almande Almondmilk  23 Mar 2017

Diageo has lined up a vegan variant of its Baileys liqueur in the US, following a test launch last year.

Pernod Ricard’s Martell VS Single Distillery - NPD 22 Mar 2017

Pernod Ricard is set to roll out a new VS expression of its Martell Cognac brand in the US.

Cooper Spirits' Hochstadter’s Rye Whiskey - NPD 22 Mar 2017

The Cooper Spirits Co has released the first cask strength whiskey from its Hochstadter porfolio.

Sidney Frank becomes Mast-Jägermeister US 21 Mar 2017

The Sidney Frank Importing Co has changed its name to Mast-Jägermeister US to reflect its takeover in 2015 by the German owners of the liqueur brand.

AB InBev launches Michelob Ultra workout programme 21 Mar 2017

Anhesuer-Busch InBev's US unit has lined up a free workout activation for its low-carb beer brand Michelob Ultra, as it looks to tap into continued trends towards health and wellness. 

Yuengling unveils Traditional Lager refresh 21 Mar 2017

DG Yuengling & Son has overhauled the packaging for its namesake lager brand for the first time in 30 years.

Latest blogs

Anheuser-Busch InBev execs have a dream - a US$350m-sized one 15 Nov 2016

Ever wondered what fuels Anheuser-Busch InBev's acquisitional drive? Is it naked ambition? Faith? The good of mankind?

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Bud Light ad pull shows not all campaigns can win 31 Oct 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev is reportedly calling a halt to its Seth Rogan and Amy Schumer Bud Light campaign in the US.

Queues are forming for latest (Jim Beam) Apple product 9 Sep 2016

Move over iPhone 7 headphones-gate, there is a new Apple product causing a stir. Or a shake. Or just a shot.