St. Louis may be a little biased, but beer doesn't get much more American than Budweiser. The patriotism's built right into the Anheuser-Busch logo with its bald eagle and all. Yet, Budweiser is somehow a less patriotic brand than New Balance?! See also: -Anheuser-Busch to Roll Out Margarita-Flavo ... More >>
Have you seen the new Budweiser sign at the Anheuser-Busch brewery? The red letters of the iconic 150-foot-long sign have officially been renovated and re-lit with a ceremony last week. The sign was taken down a month ago -- the first time since it was installed in 1979. And now it's more energy e ... More >>
Last week Riverfront Times told you about Bitter Brew, the new biography of the Busch family that comes out this month from publisher HaperCollins. But Bitter Brew isn't the first book to examine St. Louis' first family of beer, nor is it the only book about the brewer to go on sale this fall. Under ... More >>
With the long weekend upon us, no doubt you've got some cheapy freeloaders crashing on your couch, looking to you for entertainment. Here are eight great diversions to while away the time, selected while we were researching last year's Best of St. Louis awards. Speaking of, this year's Best of St. ... More >>
The St. Louis Cardinals and Cordish Companies have announced that they have a new tenant for the first phase of Ballpark Village: Anheuser-Busch has signed on the dotted line to be one of the anchors of the development. It's been a long time coming, but it's starting to feel like this thing could ac ... More >>
Kristina ColeyIf you must get a craft-beer tattoo, take a clue from Stone Brewing's Greg Koch -- go temporary.Good news! Tattoos have become mostly accepted by polite society and are no longer considered a sign of being a filthy, dirty sailor/whore! How mainstream have they gotten? Enough th ... More >>
Ian FroebRiverbend Restaurant & Bar (701 Utah Street; 314-664-8443) is a corner restaurant and bar serving Creole cuisine just outside the Anheuser-Busch campus in Soulard. The red beans and rice are available only on Mondays, according to the menu, but on the not-Monday when I dined there, m ... More >>
August Busch IV gets the BusinessWeek treatment.Cocaine! Oxycodone! A former Hooters waitress, dead in a darkened bedroom!A very bad beer baron!A BusinessWeek feature story that hit the Internets today, "Fall of the House of Busch," details the 2010 death of the girlfriend of August Busch IV, Adr ... More >>
This is a medium-sized post, so it wouldn't make the cut.We began 2009 with a new name for this blog (it used to go by "Stlog" if you remember) and yada-yada-yada now we are in December, looking back on, oh about 2,391 posts. Here -- in no specific order -- are the ten most popular posts of '09. ... More >>
Sales of the "Blue Train" are heading for the mountains.Anheuser-Busch InBev posted strong gains yesterday for the first quarter of 2009. The results surprised some analysts who thought the weak economy and transition pains from InBev's 2008 acquisition of Anheuser-Busch could disrupt sales. Instead ... More >>
The Daily RFT reports: Anheuser-Busch is said to be working on a contract to purchase the naming rights to Dolphins Stadium in Miami. If concluded, the stadium would be the second professional sports stadium -- after Busch Stadium -- to name itself after an A-B product. The St. Louis brewer (via B ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/tojosanThe Wall Street Journal features a front-page story today on the shakeup since InBev's acquisition of Anheuser-Busch last year.The paper notes that the brewer managed to increase its market share three-quarters of a percentage point in the first quarter of this year (the fir ... More >>
Hey little buddy. We got some catching up to do. The results are in for USA Today's annual Super Bowl Ad Meter ratings, and for the first time in a decade the winner isn't Anheuser-Busch (or AB InBev, as we affectionately refer to it today).Also for the first-time ever the best commercial wasn't cre ... More >>
Time to come clean, dear reader: Sometimes Unreal makes stuff up!
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