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1 min ago | West Australian

Heineken's snub to SAB revives beer deal speculation

SABMiller's rejected bid for smaller brewer Heineken has revived talk about deals that could reshape the global beer industry in coming months. Dutch company Heineken said at the weekend that it had been approached by SABMiller about a takeover, but that it had rebuffed the approach because its controlling shareholder intended to keep it independent.

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1 min ago | Madison Publishing

Smooth flow at Whistler Village Beer Festival

The Whistler Village Beer Festival drew 3,600 people this year, up from 2,000 the smaller event last year. Photo by David Buzzard The Whistler Village Beer Festival drew 3,600 people this year, up from 2,000 the smaller event last year.

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4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Tampa a 'Best Beer Town'? It needs to happen

Tampa Bay's most delicious emerging industry has an opportunity to make its mark this month thanks to an online survey from USA Today . We are among the Top 20 cities in the country being considered for Best Beer Town by the publication.

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5 hrs ago | Food Technology

Change brewing as Malaysia hops onto craft beer bandwagon

Faced with increasing gains across Asia-Pacific, not least in Australia where traditional brewers are fast losing market share, craft beer importers are now eyeing Southeast Asia as a new growth market. We hear often about how Asia's developing economies are bringing Western tastes to areas where there has previously been little appetite for products like breakfast cereals, dairy products and tinned soups.

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7 hrs ago | How Stuff Works

Should I pay any attention to my beer's 'born-on' date?

Happy birthday, beer! The next time you pick up a cold one, check the bottle or can for a "born-on date." This handy set of numbers will tell you the date your beer was brewed.

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11 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Beer story sampler

The Sandusky Register reports on the sixth annual Brew Ha-Ha set Saturday at The Milan Museum in Milan. "This is our biggest fundraiser of the year, so we hope a lot of people will come out and support the museum," Ann Basilone-Jones, executive director of The Milan Museum, says.

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15 hrs ago | Denver Post

Variety pack sales jump as beer drinkers seek choices

Great Divide's showcase for its high-octane beers such as Yeti Imperial Stout and Hercules Double IPA Drowning in a sea of light lagers, America's independent brewers set about to offer consumers choice, using their restless minds and boundless creativity to connect with a thirsty and curious public. Venture down to LoDo in Denver and witness the constantly rotating 75-plus beers at Falling Rock Tap House .

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19 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival

Get ready! Another craft beer festival is on the horizon. The Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival will be held 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the weekend of Oct. 18 and 19. Usually, the festival is held at 24th Street Park, but it has outgrown the location and will be held at 30th Street on the beach.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Nelson Mail

Beer buffs try out their tasting skills

Those who make the beer and those who drink it both had their skills tested at the Great Beer Taste Off. Held at Fairfield House on Saturday afternoon, the event featured 32 different kinds of beer available for blind consumption by drinkers who were asked to rank the brew - and identify it.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Heineken Owners Reportedly Rebuff SABMiller's Purchase Offer

In a move seen as a way to fight off a potential takeover by Anheuser-Busch InBev, large brewer SABMiller has reportedly offered to buy Heineken. The family that controls the Dutch-based brewer rejected the idea, according to Bloomberg News.

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USA Today

Beer Man: Deschutes impresses with American-style ales

Beer Man is a weekly profile of beers from across the country and around the world. This week: Chainbreaker White IPA, Deschutes Brewery, Bend, Ore., www.deschutesbrewery.com/.

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KNDO

7 things you can only get in Indianapolis

For some reason, sports in Indianapolis get all the attention. But instead of focusing on the Indy 500 or the Colts, we should start paying attention to the Midwestern capital city's food scene.

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HeraldNet

Taste of Oktober: A look at 5 Oktoberfest beers and one harvest wild card

Fall is here. The leaves are turning colors, football is back and the beers have turned a decidedly darker color.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

York Press

PREVIEW: The York Beer and Cider Festival on Knavesmire

When the York Beer and Cider Festival opens on Knavesmire on Wednesday, visitors will be able to choose from 450 ales from around 140 breweries. As ever, Yorkshire breweries dominate the lists, and for many drinkers this will be a first chance to try some of the region's newest creations.

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Examiner.com

Belgian beer tasting dinner is brewing at Salt Creek Grille

On Thursday, September 18, Salt Creek Grille in Rumson will present a four-course Beer Tasting Dinner with Belgium's Palm Brewery . Palm beers, one of Europe's top selling specialty breweries, has been made by world class master brewmeisters dating back to 1747.

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Patch.com

Oktoberfest in Connecticut Brings Brats, Bands & Beer

Grab your beer steins and and practice your best German cheers, it's Oktoberfest! "But it's only September?" Oktoberfest officially begins in September, not October, contrary to popular belief. The popular German tradition began in the early 1800s and is celebrated in Munich, Germany for 16 days.

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VentureBeat

Brewbot's 'Beer DNA' may usher in a new age of delicious homemade brewing

It's not easy to make your own beer. It's also hard to brew a good batch of beer, and even harder to duplicate that batch for future consumption.

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Eastern Daily Press

Festival boasts beers from 51 English cities

Last year they found a CAMRA award-winning beer from every ceremonial county in England to showcase. And this year, they've gone one better.

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Brandon Sun

Reminiscing about beers from yesteryear

With the changing beer habits of the typical beer drinker, some beer styles go through several years of vast popularity only to crash and burn . Remember Molson Kick and Labatt Shok? They were caffeinated beers aimed for the 18-25 crowd approximately a decade ago.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Statecollege.com

Penn State Students in County Jail After Alleged Burglary and Assault

Two Penn State Students are sitting in a county jail for their alleged roles in an alleged burglary and assault. State College police arrested Samuel Adams and Sean Elliott, both 21 and from Harrisburg, following an incident that occurred about 2 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of East College Avenue.

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