Nanobrewing: Craft beer's hot start-up trend

Dec 12, 2012
Breweries that make only a few kegs of beer at a time are growing, as demand opens doors for home brewers to turn their hobby into businesses
Posted In: craft beer, beer, brewery

Beermaker Molson Coors blames NHL strike for poor sales

Nov 14, 2012
The CEO of Molson Coors says the strike in the National Hockey League has affected sales up north.
Posted In: NHL, Coors, beer, strike

Think good beer only comes in bottles? Can it.

Oct 12, 2012
The explosion in craft brewing has meant a huge increase in the number of small breweries who ship their beers in cans.
Posted In: craft beer, beer

What your beer says about your politics

Sep 28, 2012
The National Journal has mapped out Americans' favorite beers... by political affiliation. What do the blue states drink? And do the red states prefer red or pale ale?
Posted In: beer, craft beer

Brewers try to export Oregon's growler culture

Sep 19, 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.
Posted In: craft beer, Oregon, beer

Can selling beer help college fans drink less?

Sep 4, 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.
Posted In: beer, college sports

Beer makers look to emerging markets

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.
Posted In: beer, emerging markets

Microeconomics through the eyes of a microbrewer

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.
Posted In: Small Business, lending, beer

Heineken bids on Southeast Asian brewer

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.
Posted In: beverages, beer, emerging markets

Hard cider makes a comeback

Jul 4, 2012
Even beermakers like Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors are ramping up hard cider production.
Posted In: alcohol, beer, hard cider