Beer

Beer Giants Spar Over Gimmicky Can Claims

Anheuser-Busch InBev says ads for Coors Light, brewed by rival MillerCoors, make false statements about their cans, and its complaint has gone to the Federal Trade Commission.

American Spirits: Mike Rowe Pours a Shot of Alcoholic Economic History

In "How Booze Built America," Mike Rowe of "Dirty Jobs" mixes little-known history with economic analysis, puns and many tasty beverages to explain how the American story is really the tale of one nation's love affair with alcohol. Here are a few of Rowe's favorite high points.

Tasty or Absurdi-Tea? Coors Brews Tea-Flavored Beer

Molson Coors Brewing is introducing Coors Light Iced T next month. The beverage will be sold in aluminum cans similar to its existing beer offerings, and rightfully so: The citrus-like brew will pack a roughly 4% alcohol punch.

Venti, Meet Vino: Starbucks Spikes Its Drink Menu

Starbucks is renowned for its caffeinated drinks, but it isn't above spiking its beverage menu here and there. The coffee giant is adding wine and beer at up to a dozen cafes in the Southern California and Atlanta markets.

Bibles to Brewskis: Two Craft Brewers' Hoppy Journey

Mike Reinhardt and Nate Watson met a decade ago on a dry campus and bonded over beer. Today, they're on track to open Wilderness Brewing Company. And while trying to break into the craft beer business amid an economic downturn might seem counterintuitive, they're actually riding a wave of sudsy popularity.