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Hop Take: Molson Coors Hereby Vows to Save the World

Hop Take: Molson Coors Hereby Vows to Save the World

Molson Coors wants to save the world. Or at least set an earth-friendly example. The company recently announced some pretty lofty sustainability goals in a document titled, ”Our Beer Print” (clever, guys). Its “science-based targets” (SBTs) for 2025 includes lowering carbon emissions by 50 percent within its own operations (Molson Coors Canada, Molson Coors Europe, Molson Coors […]

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Hop Take: The Brewers Association Hates Big Beer but Loves Big Business

Hop Take: The Brewers Association Hates Big Beer but Loves Big Business

Last week, the Brewers Association (BA) announced that Buffalo Wild Wings will be an official sponsor of this year’s Great American Beer Festival (GABF), one of the largest beer festivals in the country. As part of the deal, B Dubs will have its own branded pop-up sports bar at GABF. At first glance, beer industry members […]

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Heineken Scoops Up Beavertown Brewery Stake for Big Bucks, NBD

Heineken Scoops Up Beavertown Brewery Stake for Big Bucks, NBD

On Thursday, June 21, cult U.K. brewery Beavertown announced its partial sale to Heineken International. Although all details of the transaction were not disclosed at press time, Beavertown founder and CEO Logan Plant described Heineken as a minority partner and confirmed Heineken’s stake will provide 40 million pounds (about $53 million) to build Beaverworld, a new […]

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Hop Take: The Winner of the World Cup Is… Anheuser-Busch InBev

Hop Take: The Winner of the World Cup Is… Anheuser-Busch InBev

Budweiser (who else?) is the global beer sponsor of the 2018 World Cup. This means spectators the world over — an audience of over 3.2 billion — will be tuning in to four Budweiser commercials throughout the month-long tournament. This ad campaign, called “Light Up the FIFA World Cup,” is AB InBev’s biggest yet. Bigger than […]

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Hop Take: Big Beer Swallows Kombucha

Hop Take: Big Beer Swallows Kombucha

Molson Coors recently announced the acquisition of Clearly Kombucha, a Fairfield, Calif.-based producer of non-alcoholic fermented tea beverages. The ”booch” maker marks Molson Coors’ first purchase of a non-alcoholic beverage brand. As Brewbound reports, Clearly Kombucha described the move on social media as an ”exciting” partnership that will help grow the brand, and that, ”rest assured,” it […]

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Hop Take: Did Millennials Kill the King of Beers?

Hop Take: Did Millennials Kill the King of Beers?

Beer market data has been flooding the newswires in the last two weeks, with 2017 reports offering a bevy of conclusions about the state of the beer industry. One takeaway garnering lots of attention this week is this: Budweiser, for the first time, has slipped out of the top three of the country’s best-selling beers. Budweiser […]

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