Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Carlsberg is to open a second joint brewery with Brooklyn Brewery, this time in Trondheim, Norway.

Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) has reiterated its guidance for the current financial year and confirmed plans to expand its operations.

Anheuser-Busch InBev has said it regrets using a slogan on its Bud Light bottles in the US that suggests drinking the beer removes the word "no" from your vocabulary.

Samuel Adams owner Boston Beer Co is ready to sacrifice short-terms earnings growth in favour of increased investment after recording a strong profit increase in its first quarter.

This week, we speak to the head brewer at Badger Ales brewer Hall & Woodhouse, and just-drinks subscriber, Toby Heasman.

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The winners of the International Brewing & Cider Awards 2015 were announced in London yesterday. Here is part one of the full list:

Independent brewer Innis & Gunn is aiming to raise GBP3m (US$4.6m) to fund the construction of a new brewery, bottling line and barrel store through the launch of a mini-bond.

UK trade body The Can Makers has launched a website that aims to help independent brewers sell their beers in canned formats.