Boston Beer Co., maker of Sam Adams, mentors and lends money to small craft brewers. "The best way for us to grow at Sam Adams is by having more craft beers out there," Boston Beer Chairman Jim Koch says. Instead of feeling threatened and trying to crush smaller rivals that could take revenue from them, corporations like Microsoft Corp., Boston Beer and General Mills...» Read More
Coca-Cola will purchase a 10 percent minority stake in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, sending the smaller firm's shares rocketing.
In the second quarter of the Super Bowl, Coke became the first advertiser to show a gay family in an ad for America's big game. NBC reports.
Discussing the altruism among American small breweries, and whether there is a correlation between calories and alcohol content, with Dogfish Head founder & president Sam Calagione.
Discussing IPA, or India Pale Ale growth in America, and why consumers are becoming more excited about beer, with Dogfish Head founder & president Sam Calagione.
Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes discusses volatility in the emerging markets, and what the hottest space is right now among his brands.
Chris Watt, Premium Brands Whyte and Mackay Americas marketing director, and Chef-Restaurateur Daniel Boulud, discuss investing in scotch.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports which companies might be affected by Justin Bieber's bad behavior.
Pop star Justin Bieber was arrested for a DUI, drag racing and resisting arrest in Miami Beach Thursday morning, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
The Australian government plans to crackdown on alcohol-fueled violence in Sydney. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.
Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, says the anti-corruption drive in China is hitting the sales of high-end alcoholic beverages.
The maker of Budweiser has agreed to repurchase South Korea's Oriental Breweries from private equity firms for $5.8 billion.
Hilliard's Beer, a 2-year-old brewery with six full-time employees, has scored big with its 12th Can beer, named in honor of Seahawks fans.
AB InBev is in advanced discussions to buy South Korea's Oriental Brewery from private equity owners KKR& Co LP and Affinity Equity Partners.
This year will bring good news to the wine industry despite aging boomers presenting a question mark for future demand, according to a new report.
Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., and Christopher Kennedy Lawford, author of "What Addicts Know: Lessons to Benefit Everyone," discuss how the Affordable Care Act could affect 23 million people with substance problems.
This year, Bud Light will be getting a new aluminum can and new tagline, while Budweiser will trot out the popular Clydesdales for the second year in a row.
As Anheuser-Busch InBev's Stella Artois takes its cider brand national, rival MillerCoors is preparing its own major cider launch.
Suntory Holdings is acquiring Beam for $13.6 billion. CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on signals of a boom in the business of booze.
Gabelli Funds Chairman and CEO Mario Gabelli owns 4 million shares of Beam, which is being acquired by privately held Suntory. He provides insight on the deal's benefit for shareholders.
Suntory of Japan has agreed to acquire the maker of Jim Beam and Maker`s Mark bourbons for $13.6 billion. The "Squawk on the Street" news team breaks down the deal.