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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
2018 has been a banner year for baseball-related beer news. In the latest in a string of brewer-ballpark partnerships (Boston Beer and the Boston Red Sox, Mikkeller in the Mets’ Citi Field), Goose Island has been named the ”official craft beer” of the Chicago White Sox.
There’s a growing rift in the beer industry, but it’s not between Big Beer and craft beer — it’s within craft beer itself. As the definition of “craft” continually changes, so too do the interests of first-wave craft brewers and the newer, smaller upstarts that followed them.
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 […]