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Leinenkugel’s Rolls Out Its Best Selling Seasonal

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (April 2008) - This summer, the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company is sharing its twist on a European recipe with craft beer lovers across the country. Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy, which was initially introduced in Upper Midwest markets in 2007 as a seasonal summertime brew, quickly became the 141-year-old craft brewer's best selling seasonal of all time. As...

Anheuser‑Busch launches Bud Light Lime

ST. LOUIS (April 28, 2008) - Whether reclining poolside, playing a friendly pick-up game of volleyball on the beach or mingling at a rooftop party in the city, people searching for refreshment from the heat will spend the summer cooling off with Bud Light Lime - a crisp light lager beer that combines the superior drinkability of Bud Light...

Trump Premium Flavors Launch to Fast Sales Start With 3200 Cases Sold in First 30 Days

Trump Brand Nominated for 2008 International Licensing Excellence Award   Trump Premium Flavored Vodkas WILTON, CT- Drinks Americas Holdings, Ltd (OTCBB: DKAM), a leading owner, developer and marketer of premium beverages, today announced that Trump Super Premium Vodka's new Trump Premium Flavors, Citron, Raspberry, Orange and Grape, are off to a fast start shipping 3200 cases to distributors in the first...

Carlsberg Canada Inc. Announces Arrival of Imported Carlsberg Beer

Carlsberg Canada Inc. Announces Arrival of Imported Carlsberg Beer from Denmark, Just in Time for the UEFA EURO 2008 Soccer Championship TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 30, 2008) - After four years of preparation, the most significant launch in Carlsberg Canada Inc. history is taking place. Beginning this month, imported Carlsberg and Carlsberg LITE will be available to beer consumers across...

NFL Minicamp Dates Announced

JAKE LONG…CHRIS LONG…MATT RYAN…and all other rookies – welcome to the NFL. Now it’s time to start showing what you’ve got! That will be the order for both rookies…and veterans…over the next two weekends as NFL clubs, with the 2008 NFL Draft in the books, open minicamps to get a view of their new talent and move the veterans...

Hard lemonade, hard price

Dad's oversight at Tigers game lands son in foster care. If you watch much television, you've probably heard of a product called Mike's Hard Lemonade. And if you ask Christopher Ratte and his wife how they lost custody of their 7-year-old son, the short version is that nobody in the Ratte family watches much television. The way police and child...

Miller Unveils New Packaging Options for 2008

MILWAUKEE (April 2008) - Miller Chill, the chelada-style light beer that quickly established itself as the nation's hottest new beer brand in 2007, is now available in 16-ounce aluminum bottles and 12-ounce slim cans, just in time for spring and summer. The only light beer brewed with a hint of lime and a pinch of salt, Miller Chill is offering...

Samuel Adams Announces Patriot Homebrew Contest Winner

Boston, MA - April 29, 2008 - Adam Walsh just won "the big one" at Gillette Stadium without ever having to suit up, and, rather than the standard eleven opponents, Adam triumphed over nearly 200 of them. Football? No. Adam Walsh is a homebrewer from Massachusetts whose recipe for an IPA (India Pale Ale) beat out entries from all...

Sierra Nevada Brings Fresh Hops Year-Round With the Release of Southern Hemisphere Harvest

Sierra Nevada, the pioneer of fresh hop ales in America, has expanded its Harvest Ale Series with the release of another ground-breaking product introduction, Southern Hemisphere Harvest Ale. This marks the first time in known history that a fresh hop ale has been available in America in the spring since hops are harvested in the fall in the northern...

Magic Hat And Pyramid Intend to Merge

SEATTLE & SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (April 2008) - Pyramid Breweries Inc. (NASDAQ: PMID) ("Pyramid") and Magic Hat Brewing Company & Performing Arts Center, Inc. ("Magic Hat") today announced the execution of a Letter of Intent ("Letter of Intent"), which contemplates a transaction by which Magic Hat will acquire Pyramid, through an agreed all-cash tender offer and subsequent merger, at...

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