Both craft beer makers and their corporate counterparts are increasingly concerned about disappearing kegs, which are giving their industry a multimillion-dollar hangover.
After 4 years of declines, sales see a slight pickup as interest in craft brews and imports remains strong.
Lawsuits claim Anheuser-Busch InBev is overstating the alcohol content of its brews, but their already low potency gives the company a huge margin for error.
Its famed Boston Lager will be available in a newfangled can this summer, marking the latest craft beer to expand beyond glass bottles.
Constellation Brands gets full US rights to Modelo beers after Anheuser-Busch Inbev alters its $20.1 billion plan to appease regulators.
Sales of US spirits are growing at home and internationally. Exports likely saw a third straight year of record growth in 2012.
Athletes are pushing themselves further to claim the spotlight and the big payouts that come with it. But new concerns are being raised about the risks.
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