Anheuser-Busch InBev, the World's largest brewer and maker of Budweiser, Stella Artois and Beck's, says its profits fell 4.9 percent in the fourth quarter, and warned that it expects weak first quarter sales in the U.S., its most profitable market.
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.
Prospects for reinvigorated growth among brewers have picked up again, partly because sales volume has begun to rebound from last year's sharp drop. And some pros who usually are ahead of the pack have singled out Molson Coors as the brewer to bet on.