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2 new Black-owned breweries tap in, aim to change industry

Aug. 01, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As the craft beer industry expands in Charlotte, one untapped market is about to emerge. It’s been three years since Charlotte — a city with than 30 craft breweries — has had a Black-owned brewery. Three Spirits Brewery was Charlotte’s only...

Bullish Dems split on best choice for Missouri Senate upset

Jul. 27, 2022 16:38 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Democrats are feeling bullish about their chances for an upset in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race if scandal-tarred former Gov. Eric Greitens becomes the Republican nominee. But they’re divided on which of their two top candidates is the best bet for a victory in November. ...

Reaction to Boris Johnson's resignation announcement

Jul. 07, 2022 12:45 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Some reaction from the U.K. and around the world after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday he would step down immediately as Conservative Party leader but remain as prime minister until the party chooses his successor: ___ “The...

Japan's Kirin gives up stake in Myanmar Brewery

Jun. 30, 2022 10:17 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Japanese beverage giant Kirin Holdings plans to transfer its stake in Myanmar Brewery to the joint venture in a share buyback transaction. That will leave its local partner Myanma Economic Holdings Plc. with full control of the company. Kirin said the share buyback...

Czech brewer Budvar again increases net profit amid pandemic

Jun. 29, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — Budvar, the Czech brewer that has been in a long legal dispute with U.S. beer giant Anheuser-Busch over use of the Budweiser brand, increased its net profit by some 10% for the second straight year as it saw record output and exports despite the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 27, 2022 07:14 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. June 24, 2022. Editorial: Jon Husted should resign his seat on a private bank’s board of directors It is hard to understand how Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted does not see a problem with serving as a paid board member for a private Ohio bank that...

Sapporo USA to acquire California craft brewer Stone Brewing

Jun. 24, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Sapporo U.S.A. has reached an agreement to acquire popular Southern California-based craft brewer Stone Brewing, the companies announced Friday. Stone will continue to brew its beers and retain its branding, management and workforce while Sapporo produces...

Maker of Harpoon beers to acquire Vermont's Long Trail

Jun. 18, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston-based maker of the Harpoon family of beers has agreed to buy Vermont-based Long Trail Brewing Co., bringing together two of New England's most established craft brewers. Under the terms of the deal announced Friday, Mass. Bay Brewing Co. will acquire the...

No injuries in roof collapse of popular Buoy Beer in Astoria

Jun. 15, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — A brewery in Astoria in northwestern Oregon partially has collapsed, with much of its roof caved in and parts of the building dangling into the Columbia River. No one was killed or injured in the Tuesday incident and the restaurant was closed at the time, The...

Czech brewer Budvar reports record export increase in 2021

Jun. 13, 2022 07:08 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — Budvar, the Czech brewer that has been in a long legal dispute with U.S. company Anheuser-Busch over use of the Budweiser brand, increased its beer exports last year despite the pandemic. Budejovicky Budvar NP, a 126-year-old state-owned brewery, said Monday its...