It was another banner year for the Anheuser-Busch corporation, the brewer of fine beers that for the past 150 years has called St. Louis its home. The company is consistently recording double-digit profit increases -- twenty fiscal quarters in a row now -- keeps expanding its international operations, continues to snatch chunks of the domestic market share from lesser brewers. In fact, in the third quarter of 2003 the Soulard-based company crossed an impressive threshold: More than half of all beer consumed in the United States is now brewed by A-B, much of it at the Soulard headquarters. People like drinking their beer, and the more they drink, the busier it gets in... More >>>