The deal makes Interbrew the single largest brewer in Germany. What it could mean to the U.S. and why Interbrew did it.

HUSA to hit larger heartland markets to attempt to offset weaker northeastern sales. Plus, wine and spirits are cutting into beer sales on-premise, but what about off-premise?

Molson president Dan O’Neal says the results of their intensive study has shown that the road to shareholder value creation is not through acquisition, at least at current market prices. Learn why Molson will focus on organic growth.

The US beer industry posted the second positive month of shipments this year in July, up 0.8%. Will we be able to continue the positive momentum to achieve growth in 2003? It may depend on who comes out with low-carb competition for A-B.

It’s finally over. The two year investigation into the infamous and mysterious Zulu Papers is complete, and we know precious little more than we did two years ago.

The NAS made some news in national publications, but Sept. 11 seems to have drowned it out. Here is the skinny on what the report recommends, how the industry has responded, and just who is this Robert Wood Johnson Foundation?

Heineken is suffering on the East Coast, rocking on the West Coast, and somewhere in the middle in between. More on U.S. first half results for the big green. Plus, more on U.S. performance of Interbrew and their rocky relationship with Femsa.

Explosion at Virginia brewery kills at least two welding contractors.

Beer Institute announces changes to their marketing code to reflect current practices as the FTC and the NAS release their recommendations to Congress.

That’s what Bob told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. It’s all about the freshness, but will consumers understand? Plus, more on c-store trend.

Despite a weak economy, Diageo was able to post strong spirits sales. But RTDs and beer were weaker.

Yuengling has quietly become the hottest brewery in the country. Beer Business Daily interviews Yuengling EVP David Casinelli on how they do it, how they expand markets, and what their plans are.

We take a look at the largest c-store chain and how they will leverage their size, utilize technology to push decisions to the store level, and continue to grow. Plus, a summary of comments made by Coors CFO Tim Wolf at Pru conference.

Rains, sell days, and pricing, oh my! August roared like a mouse. It was mostly a disappointing month. Plus, we take a look at Kroger’s Labor Day ads and a scientist who is working on making freshness dating a moot point.

**SPECIAL ISSUE** There is little doubt that the most important issue facing the beer industry in the U.S. today is how recent court decisions will affect the future of the three-tier system. Two respected industry professionals, Drew Jaglom and Mark H. Rodman, square off in an email debate on how 21st Amendment and Commerce Clause issues should be handled.