Rahr and Sons

Rahr & Son’s Brewing Co. Expands Into Oklahoma

Rahr & Son's Brewing Co., One of Texas’ biggest and most recognizable craft breweries has plans to expand their operations to the state of Oklahoma. Beginning March 1st, craft beer enthusiasts will be able to find Rahr & Sons many different beers on tap at bars and in retail stores throughout the Sooner state. The first Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. beers that will be available in Oklahoma will be my personal favorite Ugly Pug (named after a dog [...]

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Asahi Makes Offer to AB InBev to Acquire Peroni, Grolsch, and Meantime

AB InBev recently received an offer of $2.85 billion for three beer brands in their portfolio. The three brands are Peroni, Grolsch, and Meantime. If the new deal goes through, it may help AB InBev with the regulatory issues concerning their pending merger with SABMiller. The offer to purchase the three European brands comes from Japanese brewery Asahi Group Holdings, and if the deal goes through it would help AB InBev get one step closer to completing their giant [...]

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Texas Craft Beer Breweries

Senate to Rule on AB InBev SABMiller Merger

The Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller merger that was announced earlier in November of this year will be subjected to a United States Senate hearing next week, according to a statement made by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. The Senate hearing is due to be overseen by the Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee on the 8th of December. The AB InBev and SABMiller deal would form the largest beer conglomerate in human history. The deal was proposed back in November that [...]

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Makers Mark

Maker’s Mark Expansion: Projecting 2 Million Cases by 2020

The owners of Kentucky bourbon brand Maker’s Mark are expanding operations with a plan that will cost a reported $67 million. This costly but necessary upgrade includes plans for a brand new still. I say the expansion is necessary because just a few short years ago the bourbon brand made waves among consumers when they tried to put less alcohol in each bottle of their bourbon in order to make their supply last longer. Luckily they understood the error [...]

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Sujuyja Virgin Water wine

Virgin Water – Organic Honey Wine is Buzzing in Mexico

Something is buzzing in the wine world, and it’s happening Mexico. Agripino Morales, a local producer of honey in Bacalar, usually sells his all natural organic honey worldwide, but when 25% of his harvest wasn’t up to the international standards that would allow it to be sold he was determined to repurpose the honey and find another use for it. That’s when he had the brilliant idea of making wine sweetened with his organic honey. Back in 2011, Morales started [...]

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New Belgium Craft Beer

New Belgium Brewing Introduces Hop Stout Craft Beer

  The fall is upon us, and with it comes shorter days and longer nights, with winter just around the corner. To celebrate the season, the New Belgium Brewing company has just brought a brand new craft beer to the denizens of the United States. This new brew is the latest in New Belgium’s “Hop Kitchen” line of craft beers, and boasts a lofty 100 IBU’s, which is the measurement of how bitter a beer is. This new offering from New [...]

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New Belgium Craft Beer|Hop-Kitchen Hop Stout Craft Beer

New Belgium Brewing Introduces Hop Stout Craft Beer

  The fall is upon us, and with it comes shorter days and longer nights, with winter just around the corner. To celebrate the season, the New Belgium Brewing company has just brought a brand new craft beer to the denizens of the United States. This new brew is the latest in New Belgium’s “Hop Kitchen” line of craft beers, and boasts a lofty 100 IBU’s, which is the measurement of how bitter a beer is. [...]

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Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola Making Big Changes to Bottling Production

Coca-Cola is planning an operations overhaul for almost all of the company’s bottling production in the United States Coca-Cola’s National Product Supply Group will now consist of three independent bottler operations; Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated and Swire Coca-Cola USA. With the help of these three independent bottlers, the Coke Company can cover roughly 95% of the beverage conglomerate’s volume within the United States. Representatives at Coke said this new system for distributing product would make the beverage [...]

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Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola Making Big Changes to Bottling Production

Coca-Cola is planning an operations overhaul for almost all of the company’s bottling production in the United States Coca-Cola’s National Product Supply Group will now consist of three independent bottler operations; Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated and Swire Coca-Cola USA. With the help of these three independent bottlers, the Coke Company can cover roughly 95% of the beverage conglomerate’s volume within the United States. Representatives at Coke said this new system for [...]

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Pope Francis Craft Beer

Philadelphia Celebrates Pope Francis' Visit with Holy Wooder Craft Beer

  A brand new craft beer that’s been brewed and named in honor to Pope Francis visiting the great city of Philadelphia last weekend. This new beer is now officially on tap in the same seminary that Pope Francis stayed at during his visit. This new honorary craft beer celebrating the Pope’s visit, Holy Wooder, is brewed by the Philadelphia Brewing Company, who said they’ve given a half keg full of Holy Wooder to the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary where Pope [...]

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