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  • Blue Moon Brews a Beer for Friday's Blue Moon Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 12:10 PM ET

    MillerCoors' Blue Moon Brewery's new beer is the result of a yearlong contest timed to roll out on the day of the blue moon.

  • The Man Who Made Canned Craft Beer Cool Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 12:37 PM ET

    Dale Katechis became the first craft brewery in the country to put craft beer exclusively in a can.

  • Corona Looks to Keep the Beach Party Going Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 11:43 AM ET

    Summer may be over, but Corona wants to keep you thinking about its brand.

  • Six Pack: Beer Buzz of the Week Saturday, 25 Aug 2012 | 6:06 PM ET

    Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer including "Beer-acrocy In Action."

  • Christie’s First Online Auction Sells $820,000 in Wine Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 2:22 PM ET
    Christie's first online exclusive wine sale.

    Christie's Sold $820,000 worth of wine in an online-only sale, setting the stage for more auctions to be held online.

  • A Beer Binge Coming to an End? Heineken Says No Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 7:39 AM ET

    Beer brewer Heineken is edging closer to acquiring Asia Pacific Breweries as the company’s first half profits disappointed on Wednesday, but an analyst warns that it could get tougher for the industry as takeovers reach a saturation point.

  • Six Pack: Beer Buzz of the Week Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including "craft beer" being added to the dictionary and questions around the safety of plastic kegs.

  • Bud vs. Miller on the Campaign Trail Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 11:43 AM ET
    Barak Obamba, Iowa State Fair

    It’s an age-old battle. “Miller Time” versus “The King of Beers.” Typically the stuff of TV ads, this week it played out on the presidential campaign trail.

  • Six Pack: Beer Buzz of the Week Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 3:42 PM ET

    Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits, including booming beer sales, a Super PAC to raise beer money, and a brewer giving free beer when it rains. I'll drink to that.

  • Six Pack: Beer Buzz of the Week Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 9:13 PM ET

    Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits, including how far some beer has traveled, the Teen Commandments and here come the Brewlyweds! I'll drink to that.

  • Party foul! One analyst says a mix-up in Nielsen data was actually underestimating sales of Boston Beer's Angry Orchard Cider.

  • London Pubs and Brews Hope for Olympic Boost Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 3:25 PM ET

    Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into this Olympics weekend, including the official Olympic wine, a special 1908 Pale Ale and a "performance-enhanced" beer from Brew Dog.  

  • Surprisingly Legal Drugs Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 10:15 AM ET
    Amyl nitrate is a medical treatment for heart disease and cyanide poisoning. It’s also used as an inhalant that goes by the street name “poppers,” and it’s been abused ever since the disco era.

    The marketplace for narcotics isn’t what it used to be. Read ahead to see a list of dangerous drugs that are legal in many American states.

  • New Yorkers to Get Their Say on Sugary Drink Ban Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 8:43 AM ET
    Soda

    Whether they think the mayor is combating obesity or infringing on their rights, New Yorkers are scheduled to have their say on a proposed ban on large sugary drinks served at restaurants, movie theaters and other eateries.

  • NBA: Ads On Jerseys a Slam Dunk Saturday, 21 Jul 2012 | 1:14 AM ET

    The NBA is about to go where none of the four major U.S. sports league has gone before – allowing teams to put advertising on player jerseys.

  • Six Pack: Beer Buzz of the Week Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 2:22 PM ET

    Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including a rash of horney goats, Ikea beer, and a moment with Steve Nash.

  • Startup Customers Design Own Soft Drinks for Profit Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 2:28 PM ET
    UFlavor

    uFlavor, which sells beverages in unique flavor combinations, is perfecting a web platform that allows users to customize drinks and sell them for a profit. What's your flavor?

  • Foreign-Owned America Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 12:46 PM ET
    According to the National Association of Convenience Stores, 2011 was a good year for the industry. Sales  prompting NACS Chairman Tom Robinson to conclude that “one-stop shopping and speed of service for refreshments, food and fuel… continues to resonate with our customers.”Perhaps no convenience store chain in the U.S. is as well-known as 7-Eleven, originator of the Slurpee and the Big Gulp. It operates over  throughout the country, but nearly twice that amount is found in Japan, home of Seven

    CNBC presents a list of 10 foreign-owned brands, businesses and landmarks that are perceived by the public to be as American as it gets.

  • Brewing Issue: What Beer Should the President Drink? Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 2:00 PM ET
    President Barack Obama drinks a beer at Ziggy's Pub and Restaurant in Amherts, Ohio.

    “What’ll you have?” becomes a complicated question when you're the leader of the free world, where every action and every decision is analyzed. Yes, when you’re the President of the United States even your choice in beer is scrutinized.

  • Six Pack: Beer Buzz of the Week Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including beer-soaked weddings, and a France vs California wine fight.