Another Thing Wrecked by 1% … BEER!

14 10 2015

Besides everything else going to pieces … now BEER is under attack from the 1%!
Beer brands are being consolidated by jumbo multi-nationals worldwide and small breweries are being attacked by same!

These 11 brewers make over 90% [!!!] of all U.S. beer

Anheuser-Busch InBev

Brands: Budweiser, Bud Light, Bud Ice, Bud Light Lime, Busch, Michelob, Michelob Ultra, Bass, Boddington’s Stella Artois, Beck’s, Hoegaarden, Leffe, Kirin, Landshark Lager, Goose Island, 10 Barrel, Blue Point, Elysian, Redbridge, Natural Light, Shock Top, Wild Blue, Johnny Appleseed Hard Cider…


Brands: Coors Banquest, Coors Light, Coors Light Citrus Radler, Extra Gold Lager, Hamm’s, Herny Weinhard’s, Icehouse, Keystone, Killian’s Irish Red, Magnum, Mickey’s, Miller Genuine Draft, Miller High Life, Miller Lite, Miller 64, Milwaukee’s Best, Olde English, Red Dog, Steel Reserve, Aguila, Cristal, Cusqueña, Grolsch, Lech, Peroni, Pilsner Urquell, Batch 19, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel’s, Foster’s, Molson, Redd’s Apple Ale. . .

Constellation Brands

Brands: Corona, Modelo, Negra Modelo, Pacifico, Victoria, Tsingtao

Heineken USA

Brands: Heineken, Dos Equis, Amstel Light, Tecate, Newcastle, Sol, Indio, Carta Blanca, Bohemia, Strongbow cider


Anheuser-Busch goes to Hollywood — and buys a millennial-fronted craft brewer

Opinion: Craft beer brewers just got downgraded to ‘sell’

MarketWatch Beer News

Mega beer deal offers Molson Coors a bigger swig of U.S. market
Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BR) and SABMiller PLC (SAB.L) agreed on Tuesday to create a company making almost a third of the world’s beer, bringing together such brands as AB InBev’s Budweiser and Corona with SABMiller’s Peroni and Grolsch.




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11 11 2015

Bud, Miller will be separate in U.S

The world’s two biggest beer makers will join forces to create a company that produces almost a third of the world’s beer. But in the United States, the deal will not bring arch rivals Budweiser and Miller under the same roof.

Budweiser maker AB InBev announced Wednesday a final agreement to buy SABMiller for $107 billion….

17 11 2015

Beer bubble? This craft brewery just sold for $1 billion
NEW YORK — Big Beer just snapped up another craft brewery.

Constellation Brands, the company that makes Corona Extra and Modelo Especial, announced Monday that it was paying $1 billion for craft brewer Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits.

The purchase is the latest example of a major brewer paying an eye-popping amount for a piece of the fast-growing craft beer segment. . . .

30 11 2015

related – Is Sasol next in play?
Sasol is in value territory but the fundamentals are volatile.

30 11 2015

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