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  • *Some 350,000 euros raised in beer-for-money crowdfunding. BRUGES, Belgium, Sept 16- A Belgian brewery is turning on the taps of a pipeline buried beneath the medieval city of Bruges to transport its beer to a bottling plant some 3 km away. Half Maan's managing director, Xavier Vanneste, said the idea of a pipe had seemed crazy until he saw local workmen laying...

  • Some of New England' s leading breweries will compete Oct. 1 to see who can turn the questionable water of Boston's Charles River into the tastiest suds. Six area breweries have signed on for the first ever "Brew the Charles" challenge, a highlight of HUBweek, a weeklong Boston- area festival celebrating innovation in art, science and technology.

  • Corona Extra NFL mug

    Beer will greet the Rams as they make their return to L.A. as an NFL team, with big brands making a play for the fans.

  • *UK court ruling effectively raises investor approval hurdle. *More details to be published on Aug. 26. LONDON, Aug 23- SABMiller shareholders can be treated as two separate groups when they vote on the brewer's 79 billion pound takeover by Anheuser Busch InBev, a court in London ruled on Tuesday, granting a request from SAB aimed at making the vote as fair as possible.

  • Cans of the Sapporo Black Label branded beer sit stacked at the Sapporo Breweries Ltd. factory in Eniwa, Hokkaido, Japan.

    Sapporo is releasing "Premium Black," its first new beer since its "Premium Light" brand was launched in 2004.

  • LIMA, Aug 3- A day after meeting with the head of the opposition-controlled Congress, Peru's prime minister said he was optimistic lawmakers would back President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's economic reforms, including plans to cut the value-added tax rate. The prime minister, Fernando Zavala, who recently stepped down as chief executive of beer maker SABMiller,...

  • Vietnam, Europe strong, Nigeria, Russia weak. BRUSSELS, Aug 1- Heineken, the world's third-largest brewer, forecast a bigger blow from declining currencies this year after a first half when strength in Asia and Europe helped to offset declining sales in Africa. The company said Vietnam, Cambodia and Indonesia were the stand-outs in terms of growth, but it suffered...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, July 29- Ambev SA, a subsidiary of beverage company Anheuser Busch Inbev SA, missed quarterly profit estimates and gave up on expanding sales in Brazil this year, sending its shares to their lowest point in nearly seven months. The company is likely to struggle for the next two quarters as Brazil grapples with its worst recession in eight decades,...

  • *79 bln pound deal would be biggest takeover of UK company. LONDON/ BRUSSELS, July 29- The board of brewer SABMiller will recommend its shareholders approve a sweetened takeover offer by Anheuser-Busch InBev, the company said on Friday, capping a week of high drama about the fate of the consumer industry's biggest-ever merger. Its earlier offer had been made less...

  • LONDON, July 29- The board of brewer SABMiller will recommend its shareholders approve a sweetened takeover offer by Anheuser Busch InBev, the company said on Friday, capping a week of high drama about the fate of the consumer industry's biggest-ever merger. AB InBev added a pound-per-share to its cash offer on Tuesday to quash investor dissent over a deal that...

  • *China approval conditional on joint venture stake sale. *Brazil beer volume down 4.5 pct after 10 pct drop in Q1. BRUSSELS/ BEIJING, July 29- Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev cleared a major hurdle towards its takeover of SABMiller with regulatory approval from China on Friday, leaving the acquisition's future in the hands of the British company's board.

  • Russian River Brewing Company bartender pours a glass of the newly released Pliny the Younger triple IPA beer in Santa Rosa, California.

    While craft remains one of the bright spots in the U.S. beer business, the double-digit momentum from previous years is gone.

  • Heineken Light bottles.

    It's been one year since Ronald den Elzen took the top spot at Heineken USA, and the CEO explains why "small exceptions" matter.

  • *SABMiller awaiting China preconditions before scrutinising terms. LONDON, July 21- The chairman of SABMiller said the brewer would consider the attractiveness of a $107 billion offer by Anheuser Busch InBev after the merger had undergone the regulatory process. At the company's annual general meeting on Thursday, Chairman Jan du Plessis said the board...

  • *SABMiller awaiting China preconditions before scrutinizing terms. LONDON, July 21- The chairman of SABMiller said the brewer would consider the attractiveness of a $107 billion offer by Anheuser Busch InBev after the merger had undergone the regulatory process. At the company's annual general meeting on Thursday, Chairman Jan du Plessis said the board...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- Brewers Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller received U.S. antitrust approval for their $107 billion merger on Wednesday, bringing the largest-ever consumer products deal a big step closer to completion. The deal has already been cleared by Australia, Europe and South Africa, and AB InBev said it still expects closure this year.

  • LONDON, July 21- Brewer SABMiller, in the process of being bought by Anheuser-Busch InBev, reported lower quarterly revenue on Thursday, hurt by tough conditions in some African markets. Excluding the impact of acquisitions, disposals and currency fluctuations, revenue rose 2 percent as gains in Europe, South Africa and Latin America offset more challenging...

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller received approval for their $107 billion merger from U.S. antitrust regulators on Wednesday after the companies agreed to unload beer assets and preserve competition from independent craft brewers. The Belgian brewer will make concessions beyond its publicly stated offer to sell it stake in...

  • NEW YORK, July 20- U.S. antitrust regulators approved on Wednesday a $107 billion deal to combine the world's top two brewers, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, after securing an agreement from the companies to unload U.S. beer assets and preserve competition from independent craft brewers. "The remedy we secured will help preserve and promote competition in...

  • July 20- The world's top two brewers, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, have won U.S. antitrust approval to merge, Ab InBev said on Wednesday. The deal, which was announced in November of last year, is worth about $100 billion. To win approval for the deal, Denver- based Molson Coors will buy SABMiller's 58 percent stake in their U.S. joint venture.