Sep 21, 2012 Growlers -- big, refillable beer bottles -- are something of a way of life for beer enthusiasts in places like Oregon. Now brewers are asking other states to loosen their growler laws.
Sep 5, 2012 A small group of popular college football teams are allowing beer sales inside their stadiums, saying the change acknowledges reality and may actually help them control problem drinking.
Aug 22, 2012 Today, the Dutch beer giant, Heineken, says its facing sluggish growth because of lagging demand in Europe. It seems, on the whole, Europeans aren’t drinking away their sorrows over the debt crisis – not with beer anyway.
Aug 1, 2012 A brewer in Oakland says he'd love to expand, if he could only get a loan. His story illustrates a common complaint among small business owners.
Jul 20, 2012 Heineken has offered $6 billion to buy Asia Pacific Breweries, which makes Tiger beer. Their giant bid was meant to elbow out a play by a billionaire from Thailand and get a stronger hold on the Southeast Asian market.
Jul 5, 2012 Even beermakers like Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors are ramping up hard cider production.
Jul 5, 2012 In the business of beer, the big brewers keep getting bigger -- almost 90 percent of beer sold in the U.S. comes from just two conglomerates. But smaller craft breweries are also growing.
Jun 20, 2012 Apparently, you can now have a pint with man's best friend.
May 14, 2012 The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: 'Official' Dodgers fan ganja, recreating the world's oldest beer and Dominic Deville, the scary Swiss birthday clown.
Heidi N. Moore
May 1, 2012 So-called 'energy drinks' are one of the fastest-growing sectors of the drinks business. And now the Wall Street Journal reports that Coca-Cola toyed with spending $14 billion for one brand -- Monster Energy. Coke denies any deal.