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Brewers Association "bid" to buy Anheuser-Busch InBev strikes a chord 17 Oct 17

Is this a case of if you can't beat them, buy them?..


Non-alcoholic beer fails the Bernstein challenge 14 Jul 17

Crazy days in the Bernstein offices. Taking time out from being one of the world’s top beverage analysts, the Bernstein team, lead by its London-based veteran Trevor Stirling, held its very own taste test on a range of beers while researching a new report on the non-alcoholic category...


Are you a beer geek? Take the Brewdog quiz and find out 28 Jun 17

Brewdog, the Scottish craft brewer, likes to claim its drinkers are some of the most knowledgeable around...


The (temporary) return of Paul Walsh to the drinks debate 27 Apr 17

Paul Walsh just can't stay away from the drinks industry...


Small measures required as Philadelphia soda tax adds up 4 Jan 17

Philadelphia’s soda tax came into force on Sunday, and is reportedly causing a stir in the city's check-out aisles...


Anheuser-Busch InBev execs have a dream - a US$350m-sized one 15 Nov 16

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 16

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


SABMiller's last word 10 Oct 16

Today is SABMiller's final day. Some time this evening, Brussel's time, the second-biggest brewer in the world will be subsumed into the biggest, creating a beer behemoth of unprecedented proportions...


Is Vietnam about to curb late-night drinking? 27 Sep 16

In May, Heineken's CEO, Jean-François van Boxmeer, called Vietnam the "poster child" for international beer thanks to strong demographics and growing demand...


Heineken brings commercial know-how to new recruitment drive 16 Sep 16

Heineken is known for its flashy adverts. Now the brewer has given the star treatment to a new recruitment drive with a glamorous and highly-persuasive ad that, quite frankly, had the staff here at just-drinks dusting off their resumes...

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