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How Big Beer (Accidentally) Paved The Way for Craft Brewing Success

via AmericanCraftBeer.com

I know that many of our readers aren’t going to like my take on this, but I strongly believe that without the Big Beer brands (Anheuser Busch, MillerCoors, etc.), craft beer would not exist. 652 more words

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AB InBev-SABMiller Deal Faces Setback in South Africa

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s planned $106 billion acquisition of London-based SABMiller hit a roadblock in South Africa, where regulators there need more time to sign off on the “Mega Beer” merger. 241 more words

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Rally to keep MillerCoors brewery in Eden open

EDEN, N.C. — Bobby Burchell remembers when the MillerCoors plant in Eden first opened in 1978.

“I was here when they opened the doors,” Burchell said. 280 more words

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MillerCoors cancels "Leinie Side of Life," Leinenkugel's national ad campaign

MILWAUKEE — MillerCoors officials have cancelled a national ad campaign for the company’s Leinenkugel’s brand.

Officials say the “Leinie Side of Life” campaign strayed too far from the core Leinenkugel’s brand by not including any members of the Leinenkugel family that have been with the Chippewa Falls-based brand for six generations. 23 more words

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Billy Dee Williams is a Colt 45 Spokesman Again

Billy Dee Williams is back to remind you to never run out of Colt 45.

The Star Wars and Brian’s Song actor is reportedly returning as a spokesman for Pabst Brewing Co.’s malt liquor brand Colt 45, an alcoholic beverage that Williams promoted over a five-year period starting in 1986. 257 more words

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Amid integration with Molson Coors, MillerCoors headquarters to remain in Chicago

CHICAGO — MillerCoors officials say the process for the company being folded into the Molson Coors company is underway. Officials say the name MillerCoors will remain, and the company’s headquarters will remain in Chicago. 268 more words

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Executive helps put focus on diversity at MillerCoors, and she's received national recognition

MILWAUKEE — Her work is bringing a different flavor to one of Milwaukee’s most beloved beers — but it’s not beer that she’s brewing. MillerCoors Executive Michelle Nettles is concocting a recipe for change by pushing her company and community to be better. 516 more words

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