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Daily Archive: October 31, 2014

After Strong Third Quarter, Boston Beer Targets Full-Year Growth Of 20%-24%

With numerous new cider brands now flooding the market—including recent launches from brewing giants Anheuser-Busch InBev and MillerCoors—some analysts believed Boston Beer Co.’s Angry Orchard brand might lose momentum. Continue reading →

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AB InBev Posts U.S. Volume Down 1.8% For First Nine Months

Anheuser-Busch InBev posted global revenue growth of 5.3% to $35 billion for the first nine months of its fiscal year, ended in September, as normalized EBITDA rose 6.9% to $13.5 billion. Continue reading →

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Pernod Extends Glenlivet With Founder’s Reserve, A New Core Offering

Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers unit has unveiled Founder’s Reserve, a new core expression within the Glenlivet single malt range. Continue reading →

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B-F, Diageo Continue Battle Over Tennessee Whiskey Definition

Diageo and Brown-Forman continue to be at odds over a 2013 Tennessee state law regulating the designation “Tennessee whiskey.” Continue reading →

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News Briefs for October 31, 2014

•Diageo has officially launched a range of new flavored whiskies under the Jeremiah Weed brand. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 31, 2014

•Berkeley, California’s Trumer Pils has extended into the Las Vegas market through a deal with Wirtz Beverage. Continue reading →

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