Asahi to buy Peroni and Grolsch brands from AB InBev

Apr 19, 2016

Asahi to buy Peroni and Grolsch brands from AB InBev

Beer giant Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. said Tuesday it will buy the Peroni and Grolsch brands from Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s top brewer, which the latter pledged to sell as part of a tie-up with SABMiller. Terms of the deal — which also includes ...

Mar 24, 2016

Flaws found in scientific case for moderate drinking

It is an irresistible headline: People who drink alcohol in moderation actually live longer than those who abstain entirely. Counterintuitive studies that show the purported benefits of a drink or two a day prompt flurries of bright news reports. You can hear the glasses ...

Jan 8, 2016

Lost Canadian beer still drinkable after 120 years: researcher

A bottle nearly as old as Canada discovered last year contained a bitter-tasting beer that was just about drinkable but not very good, a researcher who tested it said Thursday. The bottle from the “Alexander Keith” brewery was nearly full when a diver recovered ...

Dec 20, 2015

Son of Canadian beer magnate found guilty of killing father

Dennis Oland, the son of a wealthy Canadian brewer, was found guilty on Saturday of murdering his father following a long and sensational trial in the eastern province of New Brunswick. Oland, 47, had been accused of the second-degree murder of his father, Richard ...

Dec 6, 2015

Teen named Bud Weisser arrested over Budweiser brewery trespass

St. Louis police reportedly arrested a teenager named Bud Weisser — for allegedly trespassing at a Budweiser brewery. The 19-year-old was arrested after officers responded to reports of an altercation between the brewery’s security officer and a suspect, NBC News and other U.S. media ...