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  • Traveling beer fridge: Sing a song, get a beer Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
    Molson's fridge will open once you sing "O Canada". Free beer for a!

    To unlock the Molson Canadian fridge, all you have to do is sing a song—specifically, the Canadian national anthem.

  • Summer beverage stock plays Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 2:51 PM ET
    Corona Beer

    Discussing the best trades in the beverage industry right now, with Caroline Levy, CLSA beverage analyst.

  • And the best commercial beer in America is... Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    The American Homebrewers Association said voters named Russian River Brewing Co.'s Pliny the Elder as the "Best Commercial Beer in America" for the sixth year in a row.

  • Great gin? Check. Now experiment with tonic Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 7:45 AM ET
    Gin is on a comeback.

    Don't like gin & tonics? Don't be so fast to blame the gin—it might be the tonic water. Our guide to the best tonics.

  • It's summer! Time to gin up...on gin Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 7:41 AM ET
    Gin is on a comeback.

    Gin's popularity is rebounding, in cocktails and on liquor store shelves. Even gin haters may want to give it another chance.

  • Dogfish Head founder sets sail in latest venture Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 11:41 AM ET
    Sam Calagione, founder and president of the Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Inc., poses at the brewery in Milton, Delaware, in 2011.

    Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Founder and President Sam Calagione is setting off to sea to promote a venture with Woolrich and the brewery's new inn.

  • What makes craft beer special Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 6:55 AM ET
    What makes craft beer special

    The Brooklyn Brewery founder Steve Hindy, discusses the likelihood he'd sell his brewing company to one of the larger beer companies.

  • Sweden loves Brooklyn beer Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 6:51 AM ET
    Sweden loves Brooklyn beer

    The Brooklyn Brewery founder Steve Hindy, says it seems important Europe gets its beer delivered which has been brewed in Brooklyn, and its potential plan to brew in Asia and grow internationally.

  • Beastie Boys awarded $1.7 million in Monster case Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 6:06 PM ET
    Adam Yauch, Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz of Beastie Boys

    A New York City jury has awarded the Beastie Boys $1.7 million in a copyright violation case against drink company Monster Beverage.

  • Dogfish Head's summer brews Friday, 30 May 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    There's a beer for every occasion, says Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head Brewery, discussing the growing craft beer craze.

  • New Coca-Cola bottle nudges buyers to be social Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 1:51 PM ET
    Coca-Cola's introduces the friendly twist.

    Coke introduced a new design for its plastic bottles featuring a cap that can only be opened when paired with another bottle, AdWeek reported.

  • Craft brewers could be open to big takeovers: Pro Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 3:45 AM ET
    Craft brewers could be open to big takeovers: Pro

    Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, says craft beer companies could be open to takeovers from bigger beverage firms.

  • Shandy, beer drinkers' summer fling, returns Sunday, 25 May 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    A growing number of U.S. brewers are finding success experimenting shandy. But will it just be a summer fling?

  • And the next 'Game of Thrones' beer is... Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 3:06 PM ET
    Ommegang beers on tap

    New York-based Brewery Ommegang said Valar Morghulis, a Belgian-style Abbey Dubbel ale, will be the next "Game of Thrones"-inspired brew.

  • Simplicity of Pepsi 'Spire' Monday, 19 May 2014 | 11:39 AM ET
    Simplicity of Pepsi 'Spire'

    PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi demos Pepsi's new digital soda fountain 'Spire' for CNBC's Sara Eisen. Nooyi shows the choices offered, and flexibility of the machine.

  • Soda fountain wars: Pepsi vs. Coke Monday, 19 May 2014 | 7:52 AM ET
    Soda fountain wars: Pepsi vs. Coke

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports Pepsi and Coca-Cola are using new technology to deliver beverages to consumers.

  • The proper way to drink cognac Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    The proper way to drink cognac

    CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant sits down and learns how to properly drink a $3,000 bottle of cognac.

  • Leinenkugel's summer style Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 10:49 AM ET
    Leinenkugel's summer style

    Jake and CJ Leinenkugel of the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, discuss the success of their "Summer Shandy" brand, and soaring hop and lemon prices.

  • There's a new No. 1 wine market (Hint: Not France) Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 11:58 AM ET
    Bottles of wine sit on a shelf at Ludwigs Fine Wine and Spirits on October 30, 2013 in San Anselmo, Calif.

    The US became the world's biggest wine market last year, beating France into second place for the first time as consumption slides in the country.

  • Fueling Mountain Dew nation Monday, 12 May 2014 | 3:48 PM ET
    Fueling Mountain Dew nation

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports sales are soaring for Mountain Dew while other soda beverage sales are shrinking. Eisen says Pakistan is the fastest growing market for the Dew.