Anheuser-Busch InBev gets lots of attention for its business practices stateside. Buying up formerly independent breweries, say, or taking over tap handles and shelf space. But let’s not forget, this company is global. This week, AB InBev set its sights on Africa.
Updated on 2018-05-23
Three bottles of Anatoile Vercel Vin Jaune that may be the oldest bottles of wine in the world are hitting the auction block on Saturday. The Vin Jaune, or ”yellow wine,” was reportedly made by winemaker, Anatoile Vercel in 1774, with grapes harvested during the reign of Louis XVI. How’s that for a vintage?
Updated on 2018-05-23
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the largest beer company in the world, has stepped up its corporate game this year. Following announcements of environmental goals in the U.S. last month, the megabrewery has announced improvements to its global employee benefits in the form of a new parental leave policy. AB InBev’s updated parental leave policy will affect nearly […]
Ah, Berliner weisse. Tracing back as far as 17th-century Berlin (and perhaps even further, depending on whom you ask), this unique beer style has been around for centuries for good reason. It’s delicious and ridiculously refreshing.
Updated on 2018-05-22
Capriccio Bubbly Sangria is causing a buzz, for imbibers and the internet. The bottled, bubbly sangria wine with flavors added is being both celebrated and feared on Twitter as “the new Four Loko” because it’s allegedly getting people so f*cked up. As of yet, there is no validity behind this claim other than anecdotal evidence, but […]
As beer blogger Jay Brooks of the Brookstone Beer Bulletin once wrote, it’s amazing how often people ignore history. Here’s a tidbit that’s been under our noses for decades: Jack Daniel’s, famed Tennessee whiskey maker, was also, briefly, a Tennessee brewer. The brewery was admittedly short-lived.
Updated on 2018-05-21
Who said teetotalers can’t revel in the glory of pink wine? Such was the question, perhaps, asked by Welch’s when the grape juice giant debuted its latest innovation: non-alcoholic sparkling “rosé.” Welch’s is calling its new Sparkling Rosé a way to enjoy “rosé all day with no regrets,” to sip on pink bubbly like everyone else living […]
Tart, tangy, and technically contaminated, kettle sours are an increasingly popular craft beer category. But the term “kettle sour” is not a beer style; rather, it’s a means to an end.
Updated on 2018-05-17
On Thursday, the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas welcomed the latest controversy from English artist, Damien Hirst: his first bar, starring a petrified shark, sliced into pieces. The provocative project is not Hirst’s first shark, and it’s not his first controversy. The bar, Unknown, is Hirst’s second foray into hospitality, the first being a restaurant […]