The week in beer & cider included a new canning line for Boulevard Brewing

The week in beer & cider included a new canning line for Boulevard Brewing

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

The pursuit of happiness may conjure up notions of carefree abandon, but it has become a serious business. 

Heineken and Molson Coors have signed an agreement that sees Molson Coors import, market and distribute Heineken's Sol brand in the US market. 

Anheuser-Busch InBev has sparked anger in the craft beer industry after its incubator unit, ZX Ventures, bought a minority stake in beer ratings website RateBeer.

Anheuser-Busch InBev has proposed a merger of the three Nigerian beer companies in which it holds majority control.

Anheuser-Busch InBev is continuing the global expansion of its Goose Island brand with the planned opening of a Goose Island brewhouse in Canada.

Spirits sales generated more tax than sales of beer in the UK for the first time, according to recently-released figures.

Boulevard Brewing, part of Duvel Moortgat's US beer division, is to build a US$10m canning line at its Kansas City brewery.

Asahi is continuing to focus investment on European acquisition Peroni Nastro Azzurro with the launch of a new outdoor marketing campaign.

Anheuser-Busch InBev has launched a lower-abv version of its Leffe Belgian beer.