Following on from Lion’s release earlier today, Carlton United Brewers have come out with their own release about the new additions to their portfolio. No surprises, and no notification of any product demises yet. We’ll keep you posted. Media Release Peroni, Grolsch, Miller and Pilsner Urquell to join Australia’s leading international brand portfolio Carlton United… Read more →
Well, SABMiller officially received the keys to CUB on Friday and we’re already seeing the changes in the landscape with Anheuser-Busch InBev brands moving to Lion. Lion replaced Coopers as the distributor for Budweiser back in 2009 and now adds the Belgian brands to its AB-InBev stable, which also includes Becks. It also brews Kirin… Read more →
News is just breaking that Foster’s Board recommends a $5.5325 per share proposal. Media release attached. A media briefing is occurring now. Sale subject to regulatory approval. Nothing yet known/announced about the future of Foster’s brands/assets/facilities. Beer lives in interesting times.
Walking the aisles of Dan Murphy’s these days you would be forgiven for thinking that we had bypassed the craft beer insurrection and jumped straight into the cider revolution. What’s driving the trend? No one can really explain it adequately, but when there’s a bandwagon rolling by it seems that you don’t ask where its… Read more →
Pacific Beverages has released a new offering for Aussie consumers on-tap, unveiling their new draught beer, Bruers Bright.
International anti-poverty agency ActionAid has launched a campaign accusing the world’s second largest brewer of avoiding paying corporate tax in Africa and thereby denying income to struggling economies. Brewer SABMiller, joint owner of the Australian-based Pacific Beverages, denies the charge. ActionAid says that SABMiller, owner of global beer brands Peroni and Grolsch, inappropriately siphons millions… Read more →
It’s not been long since Pacific Beverage’s Bluetongue Brewery officially opened and a new beer has already hit the streets from the brewery. Called Bruers Bright, the beer is described as an “Australian style draught lager with a clean fresh aroma, a fruity individualistic palate and a soft bitter aftertaste”. It is a trial beer… Read more →
With news that the four biggest international brewers make more than half the world’s beer, Australian Brews News takes a closer look at who owns what and how that translates to the Australian marketplace.