Tag Archives: Miller Brewing Company

• U.S. Brewery Count Tops 3,000. Yay More Beer!

U.S. Brewery Count Tops 3,000. Yay More Beer!

The American brewing industry reached another milestone at the end of June, with more than 3,000 breweries operating for all or part of the month (3,040 to be precise). Although precise numbers from the 19th century are difficult to confirm, this is likely the first time the United States has crossed the 3,000 brewery barrier […]

• Idaho inmates sue brewers & wineries, blame booze for crimes

Idaho inmates sue brewers & wineries, blame booze for crimes

Five inmates at the Idaho State Correctional Institution south of Boise are suing a handful of major beer and wine companies, contending that alcohol led to their crimes and that they should have been warned that the beverages can be addictive. The Idaho Statesman reports Keith Allen Brown, Steven J. Thompson, Woodrow J. Grant, Cory […]

• New tool lets brands ‘age screen’ their Twitter followers

New tool lets brands ‘age screen’ their Twitter followers

Particularly useful for alcohol brands and marketers from other industries with age-related requirements, the solution unveiled today promises a quick and easy method of age screening – in a way that’s consistent with standard industry practices. Following several weeks of beta-testing with a small, select group of alcohol brands from several of the alcohol industry’s […]

• Big Whoop. Coors Tops Bud in Consumer Reports Beer Taste Tests

Big Whoop. Coors Tops Bud in Consumer Reports Beer Taste Tests

Beers from Trader Joe’s and Walgreens stand up to name-brand competition. Looking to enjoy the last weeks of football season with the perfect brew?  Coors regular topped Consumer Reports’ recent taste test of beers, blowing away nine brews including Budweiser and Bud Light.  Name Tag and Big Flats — store brands from Trader Joe’s and […]

• Ever Had A Cement Mixer? Most Disgusting Cocktail Shooters Ever

Ever Had A Cement Mixer? Most Disgusting Cocktail Shooters Ever

Elementary school lunchrooms across the country are filled with kids creating bizarre mixtures and daring one another to drink them. Everything from chocolate milk to spaghetti sauce ends up in glasses with other ingredients featuring horrific textures and even worse flavors. But with the right combo of double dog dares and cookie bribes, these vile […]

• MillerCoors loses lawsuit with Ohio beer distributor

A federal court in Columbus, Ohio, has sided with Beverage Distributors Inc. of Cleveland in its fight to retain its franchise to distribute Miller brand beer in Cuyahoga County. Beverage Distributors and AFP Distributors of Glouster in southeastern Ohio sued MillerCoors LLC in 2008 after the beermaking joint venture terminated the two companies’ Miller franchises […]

• Why & What Your State Drinks: The American Map of Brews

Why & What Your State Drinks: The American Map of Brews

Naturally, Nevada is Four Loko. The Houston Press, jumping on the America-graphic bandwagon, has come up with a beer for every state in the Union. (More on TIME.com: See a map of why your state sucks) The criteria varied, but included the beer’s origin (which is why Budweiser landed squarely in Missouri), national recognition, cultural […]

• MillerCoors launches Tenth & Blake Beer Company for crafts, imports

MillerCoors launches Tenth & Blake Beer Company for crafts, imports

MillerCoors said Thursday that it has established a craft and import beer business and is naming it Tenth and Blake Beer Company, a reference to its breweries in Milwaukee and Denver that produce craft beers under the Leinenkugel’s and Blue Moon brands.