PORTLAND, Maine— In a nondescript industrial park, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh beer— much like foodies seeking the freshest baguettes, pomegranates or kale. That's tiny compared to the big craft breweries, which are stretching the meaning of "craft" under Brewers Association guidelines that...» Read More
The collapse of the family behind the mighty Anheuser-Busch brewing dynasty has remained a mystery. Alex Berenson, Former New York Times reporter, offers insight, on his Kindle single, "The Prince of Beers," which goes behind closed doors with the final heir August Busch IV.
The approaching Mayan apocalypse is providing fodder for lots of beer and spirits promotions. What's in your go kit?
Simon Thillou likes to think of La Cave à Bulles, his shop here devoted only to beer, as a place where beer lovers can gather to taste new brews and, of course, discuss the state of the world. But this was one controversy he never saw coming, and wishes he never had: a proposed 160 percent increase in the tax on beer.
Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits, including Black Friday beer, Bud's holiday day lights and a new deal for Washington Redskin Chris Cooley.
New hope for the beer business? According to recent survey by Consumer Edge Insight, 39 percent of alcohol-drinking consumers name beer as their favorite category.
The average hedge fund is up 6 percent year-to-date, when the average mutual fund has more than doubled that, with the Fast Money traders; and energy drinks have grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. Chris Clarke, Pure Growth Partners CEO and co-founder, discusses the complaints against the drinks.
Football history will always link former NFL quarterbacks Drew Bledsoe and Rick Mirer together. The wine business may link their future.
Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including a Pakistani beer that received an unexpected publicity boost from Demi Moore and Bruce Willis' daughter and the resignation of Goose Island's CEO.
Set the alarm clock! There's finally a really good reason for beer lovers to wake up early on Black Friday morning. Black Friday, the beer.
The FDA has received reports of 13 deaths over the last 4 years that could be related to the use of "5-Hour Energy" beverage. CNBC's Herb Greenberg weighs in.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg weighs in on the growing controversy involving energy drinks.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the latest on AIG's 13F filing; and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, offers insight on the decision to acquire Teavana.
Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including brewers helping Sandy victims, why Bud is canning water, and why a plan to distribute free beer was foiled.
Wine.com, the leading online wine retailer, said it is launching the Wine.com Marketplace, which will allow smaller domestic and international wineries with limited distribution channels the ability to sell its wines on Wine.com.
Beer comes with health benefits, Heineken’s chief commercial officer told CNBC, offering drinkers a new reason to indulge.
Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including Chipotle's new craft brew venture, beer taxes, and a fun new way to open wine bottles.
As the 2012 U.S. Presidential race nears the finish line, the most current polls show the contest to be a statistical dead heat nationwide, but there is one place where President Barack Obama is winning by wide margin: Half Moon Bay Brewing Company.
Starbucks Chairman, CEO & President Howard Schultz, discusses Sandy's impact on his company's operations, the upcoming elections and the job policies in the U.S.
A look at how beverage companies are supplying more than six million people with clean drinking water, with Jim Brennan. Coca Cola senior vice president of sales, Northeast
Boston Beer Company Founder and Chairman, Jim Koch says Sandy's impact in Boston was minimal and suggests it's time to "relax and have a beer."