Craft brewers bet on growth

Jul 4, 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.
Posted In: beer, craft beer, brewery

Cheers: A beer for dogs

Jun 20, 2012
Apparently, you can now have a pint with man's best friend.
Posted In: beer, dogs

Small Talk: Birthday clown, the oldest booze cruise?

May 11, 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.
Posted In: marijuana, Dodgers, baseball, shipwreck, beer, clown, birthdays, trauma

Brewing companies look to up their game in China

Apr 10, 2012
Bloomberg News reports that local beer in China tends go for the equivalent of about 30 cents a can, so there's the push is on for super fancy high end beer like... Budweiser.
Posted In: beer, Budweiser, China

Homegrown alcohol industry a bright spot for Ohio

Feb 7, 2012
Liquor sales have risen even as the state's economy has slumped. In turn, Ohio is embracing its homegrown booze industry.
Posted In: beer, wine, Ohio, liquor sales

Billy Busch stays true to his beer brewing heritage

Dec 27, 2011
So far, the William K. Busch Brewing Company is making just two beers, but owner Billy Busch hopes to expand in the next couple of years.
Posted In: beer, Anheuser-Busch

What if beer were a commodity at the bar?

Dec 21, 2011
The price of beer fluctuates with demand at The Big Board bar.
Posted In: beer, commodities

Will Ferrell loves Old Milwaukee

Dec 15, 2011
Will Ferrell recently taped a series of commercials for Old Milwaukee, pro bono.
Posted In: Will Ferrell, commercials, beer

Now you too can drink like a Founding Father

May 9, 2011
The New York Public Library has published a handwritten recipe for "small beer" by none other than Founding Father George Washington. The recipe...
Posted In: beer, Food, George Washington, New York Public Library

You are what you drink...

Jan 28, 2011
Whatever you call it -- soda, pop, cola -- it's hard to deny the simple pleasure of a cool, sugary, soft drink, despite how unhealthy it may be....
Posted In: beer, beverages, cola, four loko, maps, soda, states