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Daily Archive: May 1, 2014

Boston Beer Q1 Revenue Rises 35%, Full-Year Depletions Growth Is Projected At 16%-20%

Propelled by the successful national rollout of its Samuel Adams IPA and the continuing surge of Angry Orchard cider, Boston Beer Co. posted major volume and sales gains in the first quarter of 2014. Continue reading →

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Suntory Completes Beam Acquisition, Will Create U.S.-Based Beam Suntory Unit

Suntory has completed its $16 billion acquisition of Beam Inc., and will now move to intregrate the two drinks businesses. Continue reading →

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Edrington Targets U.S. Market With Launch Of Edrington Americas Unit

Edrington, the Scotland-based spirits group whose portfolio includes The Macallan, Famous Grouse, Cutty Sark and Highland Park Scotch whiskies as well as Brugal rum and Snow Leopard vodka, has established Edrington Americas, a wholly-owned sales, marketing and distribution company for the U.S. market. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 1, 2014

Heaven Hill Distilleries has revamped the labeling of its Bernheim Original Straight Whiskey in order to highlight the brand’s seven-year age statement. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for May 1, 2014

•Boston Beer’s Angry Orchard has launched The Muse, the latest entry in its specialty Cider House Collection. Continue reading →

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