BURGER KING AND A BREW?
South Beach is famous for its beaches, nightlife and “beautiful” people. It’s also the only place in the US where you can go to a Burger King and get a cold beer with your burger. In January, Burger King unveiled plans to sell beer and burgers at the “Whopper Bar” in Miami Beach’s tourist-heavy South Beach. The South Beach Whopper Bar was scheduled to open in mid-February. Don’t look for beer at conventional Burger Kings, [...] Read More »
CRAFT STAYS COOL
2OO9 was not a banner year for US beer sales. According to beer marketer’s insights, shipments were down 2.2 percent from 2OO8, the worst single-year decline since the mid-195Os. The big brewers took the hardest hits. Anheuser-Busch was off 2.1 percent nationwide while MillerCoors was down 1.9 percent. Craft brewers, however, had something to raise a glass to. Their category saw shipments increase a staggering near 9 percent. In addition to adding capacity and tapping [...] Read More »
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