Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc.

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    Anheuser-Busch Condemns the NFL's Handling of Domestic Violence

    Anheuser-Busch has been the official beer of the NFL since 2011, but that didn't stop the company from making its first statement on the league since the Ray Rice scandal came to light. In an official release, A-B says it is "not yet satisfied" with the NFL's handling of the situation. See also: Ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Judge Rules Anheuser-Busch Isn't Watering Down Its Beer After All

    Anheuser-Busch InBev just got back some of its street cred. Judge Donald Nugent ruled Monday that A-B isn't watering down its beer by dismissing the case against it. Several people in California, New Jersey, Texas, Colorado, Ohio and Pennsylvania filed lawsuits last year claiming that A-B used water ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Old Breweries Tell the Forgotten Legacy of Falstaff Beer in St. Louis

    It's a common myth around St. Louis that Anheuser Busch was the sole brewery in St. Louis to survive Prohibition and the only locally brewed beer from 1933 until the opening of Schlafly in 1991. In reality, A-B was the only brewing game in town for less than two decades. Before that, the Falstaff Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Anheuser-Busch Leaves Competitors in the Dust in Missouri Beer Sales

    It shouldn't be news to anyone that Anheuser Busch sells more beer than anyone else in Missouri, but we didn't realize how much more. A new report on 2012-2013 beer sales from the Missouri Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, through it reveals a decline for the fourth year in a row, shows a maj ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    Anheuser-Busch Biergarten Now Open

    The latest addition to the Anheuser-Busch flagship brewery (South 12th Street & Lynch Street; 314-577-2626), an outdoor biergarten, is now open. Anheuser-Busch is hoping that the new space will attract even more visitors, and, if you can believe it, get people to try some new beers (no, not Bud Ligh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    At the Scottish Arms They'll Kilt You With Kindness

    Kristen Klempert​The Joint: The Scottish Arms 6-8 South Sarah Street; 314-535-0551 The Hours: 3-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Late-night happy hour 10 p.m.-close The Deal: $3 rails, $2 off draft beers, $1 off wine by the glass, $2 baskets of crisps. Late-night happy hour: Specials including $4 wee bombs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Happy Hour at Sub Zero Vodka Bar -- Think of It As an Infusement Park!

    Kristen KlempertVodka makes us happy. Does vodka make you happy?​The Joint: Sub Zero Vodka Bar 306 North Euclid Avenue; 314-367-1200 The Hours: Mon.-Fri. 4-6 p.m. The Deal: $4 vodka infusions, half off Anheuser-Busch bottled beers, half off select appetizers. To hell with the beers, bring o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Researcher: InBev Pushes Anti-Booze Program That's Destined to Fail

    ​ St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch (which is now, of course, part of the InBev conglomerate) has long been a font of carbonated sustenance to college kids across the United States, appealing to thirsty scholars and rabid game-day fans alike. Through i ... More >>

  • News

    November 25, 2010
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    December 18, 2009

    10 Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, December 18-20, 2009

    This is the last non-holiday weekend 'til 2010, so get out there and enjoy it! Here are our ten suggestions for things to do this weekend that will cost your $10 or less! Image ViaJimmy Keuhnle brings his fluffy performance art to the Gateway Arch Friday.​Inflatable Suit Performance Tour at the Ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    10 Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, December 11-13, 2009

    Any other month of the year you might be called a cheap-skate, penny-pinching tight-wad. But this is December. Being low on expendable funds ostensibly means you've spent your hard-earned money on gifts for loved ones. Stay fly this weekend on a budget and catch the holiday spirit with these suggest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Is AB-InBev Trying to Play Down the Belgian Roots of Bud Light Golden Wheat?​On Monday, Anheuser-Busch-InBev announced the nationwide release of Bud Light Golden Wheat, the latest spin-off of the company's most popular brand (Chelada, anyone?) and another attempt by the world's largest brewer to break into the micro-brew market and quench the nation's ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Does Brussels Sprout from New Bud Light Golden Wheat?​Over at Daily RFT, my colleague Keegan Hamilton has a new post about Anheuser-Busch's latest beer product, Bud Light Golden Wheat. Citing beer blogger Lew Bryson, Hamilton wonders why Anheuser-Busch won't give more specifics about what specific type of wheat beer the latest iter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2009

    Bud Light Ad "In the Can" is One for the Ages

    On Friday we told you how Bud Light has been forced to stop selling its school-colors themed "Fan Cans" near the University of Missouri and dozens of other college campuses nationwide. In hindsight, perhaps college administrators got their undies in a bunch because Anheuser-Busch didn't employ a cle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    Real Men of Genius: Mizzou Chancellor Kindly Requests A-B to Quit Selling Bud Light in Black and Gold Cans​ Add Mizzou to the list of schools that fail to see the "genius" of the Bud Light Fan Can. Chancellor Brady Deaton has officially registered his disapproval.As Chad reported last week, Fan Cans,  A-B's latest ad campaign for the fall, involves selling cans of Bud-Light decorated ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    So Long Bud (TV)

    Have you heard the news? Anheuser-Busch's entertainment Web site, Bud.TV, is finito. The company switched it off yesterday. Today the site features only the placeholder to the left accompanied by a short message thanking the millions of viewers who've logged into the site over the past two years. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    St. Louis Has Its Playboy Back!

    Wow! You hear the news? Beer scion August Busch IV divorced his wife Kathryn Lisa Busch (formerly Kathryn Thatcher) on Wednesday in St. Louis County Circuit Court. The couple married just over two years ago. Busch is 44. His ex-wife just 28. I, for one, am glad to hear that Busch IV is back in the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    FoodWire: CNN Travel Piece Highlights St. Louis Brewpubs

    A colleague passed along this "Budget Travel" item on CNN. In remarkably simplistic language, it observes that St. Louis isn't just about Anheuser-Busch. (No crap. Would it have killed them to put this in the context of the InBev buyout?) The Schlafly Tap Room and Bottleworks, Alandale Brewing Co., ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 1.6

    In today's news: CEO news from Tyson and Chipotle, AB ditches the free beer, and scientists give cocaine to bees.

  • Dining

    December 17, 2008

    Drink of the Week: Bacardi Silver Raz

    Steinberg Skating Rink
    400 Jefferson Drive (in Forest Park)

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    AB InBev To Lay Off 1,000 in St. Louis

    Anheuser-Busch InBev employees are buzzing about imminent job cuts in the wake of InBev's recent acquisition of St. Louis' corporate crown jewel. The company today announced that it would cut 1,400 jobs in the United States, about 75 percent of them (1,050 jobs) in St. Louis. According to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    The (Late) Morning Brew: Thursday, 10.30

    OK, getting this in just under the wire here. Scientists find that eating red meat and dairy products introduces a sugar that helps bacterial infections, such as E. coli, take hold. (Science News) More bad news from our scientist friends: Wine may contain dangerous levels of heavy metals. (Press A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    Beer School: Week 1 Every Wednesday, from roughly 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Delmar Loop institution Cicero's hosts beer school. As part of a semi-regular account of the beer sampling and sudsy knowledge gained, RFT editorial fellow Matt Kasper will write about the beer he tastes and the people who present ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2008

    Three for Three: 7.18-7.20

    Gut Check recommends three ways you won't go hungry this weekend. 1. The Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust Street) hosts Belgian Beer & Mussel Mania today and tomorrow from 5 p.m.-Midnight. Mussels, Belgian-style beers, live music and (I'm sure) much discussion of Anheuser-Busch's new Belgian masters. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008
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    July 14, 2008

    Budweiser vs. Stella Artois: A Taste Test

    Photo: Nick Lucchesi On the off chance you didn't hear the news last night -- or see the V-E Day-style headline in today's Post-Dispatch -- Anheuser-Busch has accepted InBev's $52 billion (or $70 a share) takeover bid. This creates not only the world's biggest brewer, but also a situation of some d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2008

    A-B Sale Gets The Onion Treatment

    Today the Chicago-based satire rag The Onion focused its always-hilarious ''American Voices'' section on the whole InBev/Anheuser-Busch snafu. Click the image for a larger version. Alas, while we thought they might have been inspired by Unreal's exclusive interview with Tom Schlafly and his tin ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 18, 2008
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    June 13, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Friday, 6.13

    Special Baltimore hotel room edition! Reaction from Governor Blunt and others to InBev's offer for Anheuser-Busch. (AFP) The latest on the salmonella outbreak in tomatoes and serious Congressional criticism on the FDA's food-safety efforts. (Washington Post) Pirates threaten World Food Program fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 6.4

    The latest on the United Nations summit on the global food crisis. (Reuters) Could an ingredient in red wine slow human aging? A new study suggests it could. (New York Times) Anheuser-Busch has hired Goldman Sachs and Citigroup to advise on the InBev takeover bid. (Atlanta Business Chronicle) We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 5.28

    Could the proposed InBev takeover of Anheuser-Busch lead to more consolidation in the beer biz? (Bloomberg) In spite of the food crisis, Congress has diverted money from research programs into protecting crops from disease into earmarks. (AP) Mexico takes steps to address the crisis, cutting impor ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 23, 2008

    Seeing Stars

    Variety brings the fun

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2008

    The (Late) Morning Brew: Thursday, 4.3

    Once again, the big news this morning: Food & Wine magazine has announced its Best New Chefs for 2008, and St. Louis' own Gerard Craft of Niche is among them. Elsewhere: The president of the World Bank says to fight rising food costs, the world needs to work together. (Reuters) Anheuser-Busch is ... More >>

  • News

    December 26, 2007

    Unreal News Challenge 2007

    Week of December 27, 2007

  • News

    December 5, 2007

    Secret Santa

    Snag part of Unreal's crapucopia of gifts for your office gift exchange!

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2007

    Review Preview: Sage

    Sometimes, calling a new restaurant "a new restaurant" feels wrong. Not wrong in the sense of incorrect. Wrong like waking up hung-over in a youth hostel, not quite sure which former Soviet republic you're visiting. Wrong like rooting for a ball club that's not your childhood team. Off, odd, eerie. ... More >>

  • News

    September 19, 2007

    Free Ride

    Joe theorizes why the Cards have gotten so many "Get Out of Jail Free" cards.

  • Calendar

    April 11, 2007
  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007

    Czech Mate for Anheuser-Busch

    There must be something in the water over at Lynch and 12th Streets. A-B, King of Beers, announced yesterday that it's making friends with the Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar, a staunch and longtime foe. No, the two companies have not put to rest the dozens of pending trademark cases over the name ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 27, 2006
  • News

    December 20, 2006

    Unreal News Challenge 2006

    Week of December 21, 2006

  • News

    March 8, 2006

    Broke Bat Mountain

    Tony La Russa loves So Taguchi; Kevin McGowan hates Twain. And as for Unreal? Well, we're pretty darn fond of Budweiser slogans and a rather imaginative local blogger.

  • News

    December 28, 2005

    Unreal News Challenge 2005!

    Time again to take the year-end quiz

  • Dining

    November 23, 2005

    Jack's Pumpkin Spice Ale

    Lynch Street Bistro, 1031 Lynch Street, 314-752-5777.

  • News

    October 20, 2004

    You Want Fries with That?

    Unreal finally finds happiness with that elusive combination of beer, prophylaxes and popcorn shrimp; plus, Whitey Herzog in a Misfits T-shirt!

  • Calendar

    November 26, 2003

    Turkey With Plum Sauce

    Celebrate Thanksgiving the way the Pilgrims did: at a casino with Vietnamese pop stars!

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Arts Organization

    COCA (Center of Creative Arts)

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003
  • News

    March 27, 2002

    Bud Bank Shot

    King of Beers plays the angles to put money in Krewson's pocket

  • News

    August 30, 2000

    Party Crashers

    Ralph Nader tries to derail the corporate-sponsored presidential debates with a lawsuit. Protesters have their own plans to disrupt the Bush-Gore affair at Wash. U.

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