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October 18, 2012

Harris Teeter on Wednesday celebrated the official grand openings of its 201central stores during ribbon-cutting ceremonies at both locations — Wesley Chapel and Huntersville, N.C.

September 19, 2012

Harris Teeter is currently renovating two locations into a new concept called 201central, which will carry an extensive variety of wine, beer, specialty foods and other general merchandise items.

September 6, 2012

Fever-Tree has expanded its lineup of premium mixers.

September 5, 2012

Heineken USA has launched its Tecate Michelada beverage in the United States.

July 17, 2012

Craft beers, particularly India Pale Ales and seasonals, continue to drive category growth in the beer category.

June 21, 2012

The beer category wants its mojo back. After losing share to wine, spirits and small breweries for several years, major brewers are out to win consumers back to the category with new products that are a big departure from their classic offerings.

June 13, 2012

Heineken USA has launched a Mexican dark beer across seven markets in California and Texas.

May 30, 2012

A Giant-Carlisle location in Pennsylvania has opened an in-store beer garden and eatery, the company said.

March 16, 2012

Shock Top Belgian Wheat has rolled out its latest seasonal beer.

February 29, 2012

Budweiser is letting consumers trace the origins of its beer to one of the company's 12 U.S. breweries through a new digital campaign that is integrated with Budweiser beer packaging.

February 16, 2012

Avery Brewing has tapped can manufacturer Ball to create unique packaging for Avery's brands.

January 4, 2012

The drug store channel has had strong sales in the beer category despite lackluster industry performance. Dollar sales for the beer category in drug were up nearly 6% for the year to date ended Oct. 30, 2011, according to SymphonyIRI Group data.

December 7, 2011

Pyramid Breweries has overhauled its packaging for three of its beers.

November 10, 2011

Anheuser-Busch InBev announced that it is expanding its Bud Light portfolio with what it is calling "a trendy blue-bottle line extension."

October 11, 2011

Anheuser-Busch has launched the first seasonal offering under its Shock Top craft beer label. Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat, a traditional Belgian-style wheat ale brewed with pumpkins and autumnal spices, will be available until January 2012 in six-packs and 12-oz. bottles. 


October 4, 2011

After the Federal Trade Commission charged the maker of an alcoholic, carbonated malt beverage with deceptive advertising, the company has agreed to make changes to its product's packaging.

August 4, 2011

Budweiser has redesigned its can and secondary packaging, which will make its debut in the U.S. market before rolling out worldwide.

August 3, 2011

A recent Gallup poll found that more U.S. drinkers ages 18 to 24 years favor wine and beer as their alcoholic beverages of choice.

July 5, 2011

Momentum in the beer category is coming from craft beers. “Craft beers are growing at a 10% clip,” said Eric Shepard, executive editor of Beer Marketer’s Insights. “Seasonals and variety packs are the big news, and Indiana Pale Ales are very hot right now.” 


April 28, 2011

The joint venture of SABMiller and Molson Coors has appointed a new CEO.

April 27, 2011

Samuel Adams is bringing its Summer Ale to the most snow-ridden cities in America, according to AccuWeather.

April 26, 2011

Newcastle Brown Ale is unveiling a series of limited-edition brews that will be available throughout the year.

April 25, 2011

A new limited-edition beer is helping consumers get ready for summer.

March 28, 2011

Whole Foods is becoming the latest retailer to offer in-store bars, according to published reports.

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