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  • Watch: 5 Most Politicized Super Bowl Ads

    02/06/2017 6:00:11 AM PST · by C19fan · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 5, 2017 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Super Bowl LI on Sunday night was as close to a politics-free experience as a football fan could have hoped for, with even halftime performer Lady Gaga eschewing political talk in favor of high-energy showmanship — but several big-name brands couldn’t help but include overt political messaging in their Big Game advertising.
  • Budweiser’s 2017 Super Bowl Commercial Goes Full Social Justice Warrior

    02/01/2017 7:03:10 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 85 replies
    Youtube ^ | 01/31/17 | Mark Dice
    Budweiser’s Super Bowl 2017 commercial is a pro-immigration propaganda piece, which will undoubtedly turn off half of their customers, who are already voicing their disapproval of the ad online. It's called "Born the Hard Way." Media analyst Mark Dice has the story.        
  • Anheuser-Busch’s Super Bowl ad tackles immigration

    01/31/2017 10:13:25 AM PST · by ColdOne · 88 replies ^ | 1/31/17 | Claire Atkinson
    Anheuser-Busch just won the Super Bowl of advertising with this timely cinematic ad spot celebrating its immigrant founder, Adolphus Busch. The 60-second TV ad is set to make a star of handsome Sam Schweikert, who plays the young German entrepreneur from Hamburg. The beautifully shot commercial, titled “Born the Hard Way,” was released Tuesday, and hits in the midst of a raging immigration debate. It celebrates the struggle of the company’s founder to make it to St. Louis — still the company’s headquarters — and realize his vision of creating a new kind of beer.
  • Donald Trump, This America's For You (Donny Beer?)

    05/11/2016 1:21:41 PM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 14 replies
    Forbes ^ | 10/11/16 | Tara Nurin
    Whom did I picture yesterday when I heard that Budweiser will change its name to “America” on 12-ounce can and bottle labels from May 23 through Election Day? Donald Trump. The presidential candidate’s retrograde call to “make America great again” has gouged such a repetitive stress wound in my head that he’s all I can envision when anyone invokes the name of our nation. I believe that with the “America” rebrand, Anheuser-Busch InBev may be banking on this subliminal connection. The marketing campaign is coding in the same language of Trump’s Great America themes – a smart move considering how...
  • Anheuser-Busch renames Budweiser as 'America'

    05/10/2016 10:14:54 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 71 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 05/10/2016 | Aaron Smith
    Anheuser-Busch is renaming Budweiser, its most famous brand, as America. All 12-ounce cans and bottles of Budweiser will feature the word "America" on their labels, instead of Budweiser, in the brand's distinctive cursive font. The temporary label swap, which starts on May 23 and will go through the presidential election in November, is meant "to inspire drinkers to celebrate America and Budweiser's shared values of freedom and authenticity."
  • Budweiser Just Renamed Its Beer 'America'

    05/10/2016 10:14:23 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    Time ^ | May 10, 2016 | Eliana Dockterman
    Just in case Budweiser's galloping horse-filled commercials overlaid with text like "not soft," "not small," "not imported" wasn't a tipoff, the beer company wants you to know that they’re American as apple pie. (Well, except for the fact that they’re owned by Belgian corporation Anheuser-Busch, but let's not get bogged down in minutia.) The company will double down on its patriotism this summer when it renames itself "America."
  • Man named Bud Weisser arrested for Budweiser brewery incident

    12/04/2015 10:56:04 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    KDFW Fox 4 News via KTBC Fox 7 Austin TX ^ | Dec 04 2015 09:29PM CST | ( Staff)
    Bud Weisser is in trouble for his visit to Budweiser. Weisser, 19, was arrested for trespassing at the iconic Budweiser brewery in St. Louis on Thursday. ...
  • Budweiser owner seeks to buy Miller

    09/16/2015 11:26:34 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 26 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | September 16, 2015 | PHILIP BLENKINSOP AND MARTINNE GELLER, REUTERS
    BRUSSELS/LONDON - Anheuser-Busch InBev has approached rival SABMiller about a takeover that would form a brewing colossus producing a third of the world's beer. A merged group would have a market value of around $275 billion at current prices, and would combine AB InBev's dominance of Latin America with SABMiller's dominance in Africa, both fast-growing markets, as well as their breweries in Asia. "The real attraction is Africa, where AB InBev has no presence, as well as some add-ons in Asia and Latin America," said Societe Generale analyst Andrew Holland. SABMiller, the world number two and maker of Peroni, Grolsch...
  • Danish music festival to turn patron’s pee into beer

    07/07/2015 3:36:12 PM PDT · by dware · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07.07.2015 | Fox News
    Nothing is worse than having to use a porta-a-potty at a crowded festival. But a Danish agricultural group wants to put all that urine to good use—by turning it into beer. Roskilde, northern Europe’s largest music festival, which took place in Zealand, Denmark from June 27-July 4, launched its “piss to pilsner” initiative with the aim of collecting 25,000 liters (or 6,600 gallons) of festival goer’s urine, reports the Guardian.
  • Brewers tasked with turning sewage into suds

    04/29/2015 6:42:37 AM PDT · by PROCON · 26 replies ^ | April 29, 2015 | STEVEN DUBOIS
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Some companies boast of making beer with spring water from majestic mountains. They won't be competing in the upcoming Pure Water Brew Challenge, in which an Oregon wastewater treatment operator has asked home brewers to make great-tasting beer from hops, barley, yeast and the key, not-so-secret ingredient: treated sewer water.
  • Would you drink beer made from sewage water?

    03/21/2015 12:46:32 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 62 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | March 13, 2015 | Saffron Alexander
    We're getting more creative with what we do with our waste. The end of 2014 gave us the "poo bus" - a bus run on sewage and food waste - and Bill Gates is currently drinking feces made by a machine that turns human waste into drinking water and electricity.
  • Budweiser losing the battle with craft beers

    02/26/2015 6:53:09 PM PST · by SamAdams76 · 179 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 26, 2015
    Anheuser-Busch InBev is having a tough time getting millennials to crack open a can of Budweiser. The world’s biggest brewer said Thursday that falling unemployment and “premium” brands are boosting overall beer sales in the US, its biggest market. But the company is struggling to market Bud — the 139-year-old American brand with blue-collar roots — to younger drinkers, who prefer craft brews and bourbon.
  • Labor pushes 'union beers' at Super Bowl (Budweiser, Miller, Coors, Blue Moon, PBR, Shock Top)

    01/31/2015 4:43:05 AM PST · by Libloather · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/30/15 | Tim Devaney
    Football fans will be discouraged from drinking “non-union” beers like Guinness and Heineken while they’re at Super Bowl parties. During Sunday’s Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, labor groups are hoping to raise awareness about beer companies that are unionized and pay their employees good wages. Labor 411’s list of approved beers for the Super Bowl includes companies like Stella Artois, which boasts strong union membership. But Guinness, Heineken, Corona, Flying Dog, and many other beermakers did not make the list, said Robert Fulton, the editorial director of Labor 411. "If you’re out making your choice...
  • Check Out These Clydesdales' Tribute to 9/11

    09/12/2014 3:54:58 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 18 replies
    CNS News ^ | 9-11-14 | Katherine Rodriguez
    If you're looking for a heartwarming advertisement about 9/11, look no further than this throwback ad from Budweiser in 2002. The ad shows several Clydesdale horses crossing the Brooklyn Bridge and other scenes before the horses kneel down before a scene of New York City. The ad was only shown once during the 2002 Super Bowl, but boy did it make an impact. Here's a little more background on the ad from the St. Louis-based company AB Global Creative: “We filmed in New York City. We had a helicopter going over the Brooklyn Bridge. Mayor Guiliani let us into the...
  • Budweiser brewer AB Inbev sees sharp profit drop

    05/07/2014 4:10:36 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 7, 2014 4:16 AM EDT
    The maker of Budweiser and Stella Artois beer says its first quarter net profit slumped by almost 24 percent despite rising sales volumes. AB InBev SA, the largest global brewer, said Wednesday net profit fell to $1.4 billion in the January through March period from $1.8 billion in the same quarter a year earlier. …
  • The Story Behind The Budweiser Super Bowl Ad

    02/01/2014 6:07:14 AM PST · by LD Jackson · 15 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 02/01/14 | LD Jackson
    For the record, I'll not be watching the Super Bowl on Sunday. That being said, there seems to be as much talk about the inevitable Super Bowl ads that companies produce. Many of them are classics, including several from Budweiser. I found the story behind this year's Budweiser Super Bowl ad on Facebook and after watching it, finding myself in tears for a good portion of the story, I can do nothing less than share it with my readers. The Budweiser ad tells the story of Lt. Chuck Nadd and his homecoming to Winter Park, FL. The video I have...
  • AB InBev Sued Over Claim Budweiser Overstated Alcohol Level (WEAK!)

    02/26/2013 5:55:17 PM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 2/26/13 | Sophia Pearson
  • The adorable foal set to be the star of Sunday's game

    02/01/2013 5:45:37 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 10 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 2-1-13 | John Clarke
    Budweiser debuts new Super Bowl ad showing the life of iconic Clydesdale from just two weeks old ..This year's Budweiser Super Bowl ad isn't funny or sexy, but you just might shed a tear. For decades, Anheuser-Busch has used its famous Clydesdales in Super Bowl ads for Budweiser. Instead of a herd of majestic hoof-stomping steeds thundering across a valley floor, this year's 60-second ad centers on the bond an adorable Clydesdale foal shares with his trainer. The latest star is barely two weeks old. A foal born January 16 at Anheuser-Busch's Warm Springs Ranch near the mid-Missouri town of...
  • 2012 Nascar Budweiser Shoot-Out & Gatorade Duel 150s - Daytona, Fox+Speed Sat. Nite and Thu.

    02/17/2012 5:07:12 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 284 replies · 1+ views ^ | 2/17/12
    Welcome to the 2012 Nascar racing season and our 11th year of posting&hosting race threads. We've come a long way since 2001. We've seen wars and battles and friends and adversaries come and go but if there has been any one thing that has driven us here, it is a desire to 'Support Our Troops' in any way we can or to at least Thank Them for their service and to keep the flame of freedom and liberty burning for all of those who have and will serve our country. Daytona is just the start of 9 months worth of...
  • McCain refers to 'tea party hobbits,' blasts Bachmann-backed idea (Worthless RINO Alert)

    07/27/2011 7:30:47 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 93 replies
    cnn ^ | 7/27/2011 | Shannon Travis
    On the same day that House Speaker John Boehner told Republicans to "Get your asses in line" and support his debt ceiling proposal, Sen. John McCain also blasted fellow Republicans. In a Senate floor speech laced with sarcasm and stings, the Arizona Republican aimed especially harsh fire at the tea party Wednesday. McCain said the movement is "foolish" to think a balanced budget amendment could pass before the August 2 deadline. At one point, McCain read from an op-ed in Wednesday's Wall Street Journal. That article referred to activists as "tea party hobbits" – the little people who inhabit Middle-earth...
  • Budweiser’s New Ad Sparks Controversy

    04/28/2011 5:32:39 PM PDT · by mlizzy · 49 replies
    Comcast ^ | 4-28-11 | Amanda Geronikos
    Budweiser’s new ad seems to be the latest in controversial commercials. The company’s promotion features a soldier returning home to his… boyfriend? “Hey man, it’s me. I’m coming home,” the soldier anxiously reports to his phone pal. While the young soldier prepares for his return home, his friends and family prepare a surprise celebration, complete with Budweiser beer, obviously. When the soldier arrives, he immediately embraces his telephone pal. He then hugs a young woman before greeting his parents. LINK TO YOUTUBE OF AD So who is the man awaiting the soldier’s homecoming? Is it the soldier’s significant other? Is...
  • Fight over 'good beer' leads to arrest of former KKK leader, son (Floriduh)

    12/23/2010 2:31:21 PM PST · by inflorida · 47 replies · 1+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | December 23, 2010 | Susan Jacobson
    A fight over who gets to drink the "good beer" led to the arrest of a former Ku Klux Klan leader and his son in rural east Osceola County, the Sheriff's Office said. Troy Hixon, 45, his girlfriend, another woman and his father, George Hixon, 73, were drinking Wednesday night when Troy Hixon threw his girlfriend down and began shooting into the ground near her, a sheriff's report states.George Hixon served time in federal prison in the late 1980s for possessing an unregistered machine gun. When drug agents searched his home at the time, they found evidence that he was...
  • This Bud's For Sale (Book Review)

    11/04/2010 12:51:14 PM PDT · by C19fan · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 4, 2010 | Patrick Cooke
    If ever an American company represented the land of milk and honey for corporate executives it was Anheuser-Busch, though perhaps the land of hops, rice and barley would be more apt. For decades a palace of well-paid vice presidents in cushy offices presided over the manufacture of Budweiser, America's beer, in that most American of cities, St. Louis. They also oversaw the Busch Gardens theme parks in Virginia and in Florida, where Shamu the killer whale was on the payroll, along with a stable of 250 Clydesdale horses. It was a first-class operation all the way. There were $1,000 dinners,...
  • VIDEO Budweiser 9/11 ad (awesome)

    09/11/2010 8:10:48 PM PDT · by Liz · 45 replies · 2+ views ^ | 9/11/10
    This is a commercial Budweiser did for 9/11. They only aired it once so as not to benefit financially from it. Budweiser just wanted to acknowledge that horrible day and pay tribute to America and it's heroes.
  • Proposed Budweiser "Real Men of Genius" Commercial (Vanity / Humor)

    09/23/2009 4:22:32 PM PDT · by CJacobs · 4 replies · 523+ views
    Self | 09/23/2009 | Self
    Budweiser has a series of commercials called, "Real Men of Genius". They actually name these commercials, like "Mr. Nudist Colony Activity Coordinator", or "Mr. Giant Foam Finger Maker". Ok, here is my contribution to Budweiser's "Real Men of Genius" commercials. I call this one, "Mr. Complicated Tax Code Writer". Singer in background: "Real Men of Genius" Announcer: Today, we salute you, Mr. Complicated Tax Code Writer! (Singer in background: "Mr. Complicated Tax Code Writer") Announcer: High on your seat in DC, you are the brightest and smartest who knows best for everyone. Getting paid to think of new ways to...
  • 17 new reptile and amphibian species discovered in Tanzania

    01/12/2009 8:22:40 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 200+ views ^ | January 04, 2009
    17 previously unknown species of reptiles and amphibians have been discovered in the rainforests of eastern Tanzania, report Italian and Tanzanian scientists. Conducting surveys of the ‘virtually unexplored’ forests of the South Nguru Mountains between 2004 and 2006, Michele Menegon of the Natural Science Museum of Trento in Italy and colleagues recorded 92 species of ‘herps’, of which 17 had never before been documented. The new species — which include chameleons, tree frogs, and snakes, among others — are believed to be endemic to the region. “These results, documenting the high species richness and the outstanding number of putative endemics...
  • Bud Light cans and bottles are getting a new look (blue for water)

    12/12/2008 9:56:56 AM PST · by 1rudeboy · 23 replies · 1,762+ views ^ | 12/12/2008 | AP
    The nation's best-selling beer is giving its cans and bottles a makeover next year, with a focus on the color blue and the brand's new emphasis on refreshment and what the brewer calls "drinkability." The change comes as analysts say more people are buying beer instead of higher-priced wine and spirits. Anheuser-Busch, the St. Louis-based U.S. unit of Anheuser-Busch InBev, introduced the concept of drinkability with a series of ads in early October telling drinkers the Bud Light brand has flavor and won't fill them up. Next, Anheuser-Busch, bumped up the release of the second wave of its $50 million...
  • Beer drinkers sue to stop InBev-Bud merger

    09/10/2008 5:51:48 PM PDT · by DBCJR · 22 replies · 288+ views
    AP/MSNBC ^ | 9/10/08 54 minutes ago
    Ten angry beer drinkers are trying to derail the largest brewery takeover in history. The group filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday claiming Belgium-based InBev’s $52 billion purchase of Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc. would violate U.S. antitrust law if completed as planned in the coming months. The suit, filed in Anheuser-Busch’s hometown of St. Louis, does not seek financial damages but asks a judge to block the deal. The Department of Justice often reviews large acquisitions to determine if they are legal under U.S. law. But attorneys behind the lawsuit said they want to halt the deal regardless of the verdict in...
  • Budweiser Plans Immediate Change In Brew

    07/22/2008 8:28:12 PM PDT · by writer33 · 50 replies · 180+ views
    Elective Decisions ^ | July 22, 2008 | Chris Davis
    St. Louis—In what could be the biggest disaster since Hurricane Katrina, Budweiser—after being sold to Belgian based InBev—has immediately plans to change the formulation for their beer. The change comes to reflect a European style of beer, giving it a more “fruitier and nuttier taste,” a veritable Bud “spritzer.” The beer, known to the common working class man, will now appeal to the most erudite of Americans. The “King Of Beers” will indeed have a flavor made for a king, flushing years of perfection down the toilet.
  • Anheuser-Busch sold to InBev for $52B

    07/14/2008 11:59:44 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 97 replies · 302+ views
    Austin Business Journal ^ | Monday, July 14, 2008 - 10:39 AM CDT | Austin Business Journal
    Anheuser-Busch's board has accepted a $52 million takeover offer from Belgian brewer InBev, creating the world's largest brewer, the two companies announced late Sunday evening. The company will be called Anheuser-Busch InBev, and InBev CEO Carlos Brito will be the CEO of the combined company. "Together, Anheuser-Busch and InBev will accomplish much more than each can on its own," Brito told reporters in a conference call Monday morning. The announcement ends a month of hostility between the brewer of Budweiser and InBev, which traded lawsuits when InBev tried to oust A-B's board. "We always tried to engage with the Anheuser-Busch...
  • Unions offer grim reports on InBev (Anheuser-Busch Buy-Out)

    06/23/2008 4:24:53 PM PDT · by Dr. Marten · 3 replies · 200+ views
    STL Today ^ | 6.22.08 | Philip Dine
    Union leaders representing InBev workers in Brazil, Canada and Europe have a simple message for Anheuser-Busch employees if InBev takes control of the St. Louis-based brewery: Watch out. "They should worry, because the production is going to be concentrated and the work force reduced," says Siderlei Oliveira, president of Brazil's 1.2 million-member food workers union, citing a reduction in Brazil's brewery workers to 13,000 from 23,000 since the 1990s. "This is the strategy that they have." In Canada, labor-management relations are "starting to thaw after a significant period of turmoil" marked by years of strikes, lockouts, changes in work rules,...
  • Anheuser-Busch confirms InBev 's $46.3B takeover offer

    06/11/2008 3:26:36 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 21 replies · 148+ views
    The Business Journal of Milwaukee ^ | June 11, 2008 | Matt Allen
    Excerpt - Anheuser-Busch Inc. confirmed it has received an unsolicited $65 per share offer from Belgian brewer InBev to buy the iconic American brewer. With more than 713 million shares outstanding, the bid is valued at more than $46.3 billion. Anheuser-Busch's board of directors will evaluate the proposal and make its decision to InBev's proposal in due course. The brewer of Budweiser and Bud Light said that its board of directors will act in the best interests of the company's stockholders. Anheuser-Busch is the dominant domestic competitor of Miller Brewing Co., of Milwaukee. ~ snip ~

    02/04/2008 5:11:50 PM PST · by WestCoastGal · 982 replies · 959+ views
    Me, Jayski, Nascar | 2-4-08 | Me, Jack and Jr
    WELCOME BACK RACEFANSDAYTONA SPEEDWEEKS: SCHEDULE Broadcast Schedule SPRINT CUP SERIES Feb 7 8:00P-9:00 - SPEED NASCAR Bud Shootout Selection Show Feb 8 4:00P-5:00 - SPEED NASCAR Sprint Cup PRACTICE #1, Budweiser Shootout 6:30P-7:30 - SPEED NASCAR Sprint Cup PRACTICE #2, Budweiser Shootout, Budweiser Shootout - FOX 8 p.m. ET Saturday Feb 9th Cup Series Qualifying - FOX 1 p.m. ET Sunday Feb 10th Gatorade Duel - SPEED 2 p.m. ET Thursday, Feb. 14
  • A-B Deflects Greenpeace Charges And YouTube Video Of Using Genetically Engineered Rice

    10/09/2007 5:33:49 AM PDT · by toddlintown · 11 replies · 423+ views
    Beer (& More) In Food ^ | 10-09-2007 | Bob Skilnik
    A few years ago, I was invited out to Anheuser-Busch headquarters in St. Louis to have my brain picked for information about the connection to beer and carbohydrates, a result of a few TV appearances on Fox and ESPN2 I had done while promoting my book, "The Drink Beer, Get Thin Diet: A Low- Carbohydrate Approach." After dispensing with business and meeting most of the brewery’s higher-ups, I received a private tour of the brewery and eventually, the opportunity to sit down with the department heads as they tasted 12 samples of beer that had been brought in from all...
  • Urban Legend: This Bud's Not for You

    08/20/2007 4:53:48 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies · 1,688+ views ^ | December 6, 2005 | Barbara "bud wiser" Mikkelson They apparently don't like to have their stuff copied, since they won't let me select the text. Therefore, link only.
  • America Supports You: Budweiser, NASCAR Fans Race to Support Troops

    07/20/2007 4:49:23 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 289+ views
    WASHINGTON, July 20, 2007 – Earlier this season, Budweiser and race-car driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. drew attention to a little-known charity with big aspirations. John T. Carney Jr., president of the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, receives a check for $100,000 from NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Brad Brown from Budweiser at the Daytona International Speedway, July 7, 2007. The donation represents a portion of the proceeds from the sale of two special paint-theme replica cars. Photo by Debbie Roberts, courtesy of Anheuser-Busch  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The NASCAR nation responded en masse, allowing Budweiser to donate...
  • Budweiser out as Earnhardt's sponsor

    07/13/2007 10:19:57 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 5 replies · 497+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 07/13/2007 | AP
    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. will have a new sponsor in 2008. Hendrick Motorsports announced Friday that long-term contractual commitments to the team's current sponsors will preclude Budweiser as primary sponsor of Earnhardt's car when he joins Hendrick next season. We have agreements in place with sponsors for the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, which prevent us from having a relationship with Budweiser,'' team owner Rick Hendrick said in a statement. ``Honoring our commitments is important to us. The trade-off is missing an opportunity to bring Budweiser, a marquee brand synonymous with NASCAR and its fans, into the...
  • Hendrick Motorsports Confirms Dale Earnhardt Jr. will Have New Primary Sponsor in 2008

    07/13/2007 7:09:57 AM PDT · by FReepaholic · 11 replies · 529+ views
    PR Newswire ^ | 7/13/2007
    Hendrick Motorsports today announced that long-term contractual commitments to existing sponsors will preclude Budweiser from continuing as primary sponsor of the car driven by Dale Earnhardt Jr. when he joins the organization next season.
  • Budweiser Ad With Class! (Supports US Military)

    12/02/2006 8:07:11 AM PST · by Overseez · 32 replies · 1,553+ views
    Budweiser advertisement which supports our military! You will love this if you haven't seen it.
  • World Cup Saudis to refuse award

    06/15/2006 11:10:35 AM PDT · by JZelle · 91 replies · 1,833+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 6-15-06 | Wash. Times Sports Staff
    MUNICH -- Saudi players who are chosen as FIFA's man of the match during their World Cup games will refuse the award from sponsor Anheuser-Busch. "It's a matter of principle. No special meeting or decision needed to be taken. Saudi players will not accept an award linked to the maker of an alcoholic beverage," Abdullah al-Dabal, a senior Saudi soccer federation official told Associated Press. He said as representatives of a Muslim nation, it was unacceptable for any of the Saudi players to accept such an award. Saudi officials told organizers before yesterday's match against Tunisia. "It was straightforward, and...
  • Thieves take $26,380 worth of beer

    02/24/2006 5:41:30 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 45 replies · 964+ views
    Miliwaukee journal sentinel ^ | Feb. 24, 2006 | Don Behm
    Thousands of cans and bottles of Miller Genuine Draft and Miller Light, valued at $26,380, were removed from a semi-trailer found abandoned at an Oak Creek truck stop earlier this week, authorities said today. In a daring nighttime caper that started Friday evening in Richfield, someone backed a truck up to a beer-filled semi-trailer from the Millis Transfer Inc. yard, 3001 Highway 167, Washington County Sheriff Brian Rahn said. Not a single bottle or can remained in the semi-trailer when it was found Monday at the Pilot Travel Center truck stop at 2031 W. Ryan Road, Rahn said. Thieves left...
  • NASCAR - NEXTEL CUP - Gatorade Dual 150s in progress -Budweiser Shootout Results - Daytona 500 2/19

    02/08/2006 6:44:56 PM PST · by WestCoastGal · 1,224 replies · 11,701+ views
  • Budweiser sponsors 'Gay Days 2006'

    02/07/2006 1:57:54 PM PST · by rvoitier · 113 replies · 2,734+ views
    Samuel Adams, anyone?
  • (reprise last year) FR EXCLUSIVE: Superbowl XXXIX -- "The Commercial" honoring the troops

    02/01/2006 9:52:01 PM PST · by doug from upland · 38 replies · 1,370+ views
    phone conversation with Anheuser Busch representative | 2-2006 (orig. 2-7-05) | dfu
    THE COMMERCIAL This morning I spoke with a representative of Anheuser Busch about their Superbowl commercial. First, here is some background. In a club in San Bernardino with a couple hundred Marines, wives, and friends, I watched the Superbowl. I fought back a tear at the bar as I watched the commercial that honored the troops. The Marines in that club felt proud. They appreciate knowing that we appreciate what they do for us. Hell, just buying them beer to show appreciation made them feel good. In the 1981 Champsionship Game (not Superbowl), Joe Montana engineered an 89-yard drive...
  • Older Budweiser

    06/21/2005 4:19:47 AM PDT · by gr8eman · 19 replies · 1,084+ views ^ | June 20, 2005 | Thomas Sowell
    Back in the days of the Hapsburg Empire, there was a town in Bohemia called Budweis. The people in that town were called Budweisers and the town had a brewery which produced beer with the same name -- but different from the American Budweiser. Like many communities in Bohemia during that era, Budweis had people of both Czech and German ancestries, speaking different languages, though many were also bilingual. They got along pretty well and most people there thought of themselves as Budweisers, rather than as Czechs or Germans. But that would later change -- for the worse -- not...
  • Older Budweiser

    06/21/2005 3:46:09 AM PDT · by Zero Sum · 3 replies · 417+ views ^ | June 20, 2005 | Thomas Sowell
    Back in the days of the Hapsburg Empire, there was a town in Bohemia called Budweis. The people in that town were called Budweisers and the town had a brewery which produced beer with the same name -- but different from the American Budweiser.
  • Drunk in public?

    06/03/2005 10:20:28 AM PDT · by The Other Harry · 73 replies · 4,785+ views
    June 3, 2005 | self / vanity
    Several of my recent threads / comments have related to a DUI arrest I recently had. I will not defend that. One of the more interesting subjects which came up when I was in jail was whether you can be arrested for "drunk in public" when you are on your own property. My position is that this should not be possible. I like to sit out on my front porch, have a drink or three, and study my shubbery. I am not driving or doing anything else which I consider to be wrong. The overwhelming consensus among my cell-mates is...
  • Hit McCain Where it Hurts...Boycott BUDWEISER!

    05/24/2005 12:27:00 PM PDT · by kaktuskid · 64 replies · 1,816+ views
    Angry at "Backstabber" John McCain for his deals with the 'Rats? Want to hit him where it hurts? Don't buy Budweiser, or any Anheuser-Busch product (especially in Arizona). Let me explain. McCain married Cindy Hensley who is the daughter of the owner of Arizona's largest A/B distributor, the Hensley Companies. The senator would not even be an elected dog-catcher without his wife's money (like a certain French-looking senator!). Not buying Bud means less $ for McCain's family. FIGHT MC CAIN....BOYCOTT BUD!
  • Bud Light Accused of Trivializing Alcoholism in New Ad (leftist do-gooder alert)

    04/24/2005 12:38:53 PM PDT · by E Rocc · 63 replies · 2,057+ views
    Bud Light Accused of Trivializing Alcoholism in New Ad Watchdog Groups Say Beer Ad Depicts Lying About Drinking WASHINGTON—-A new ad for Bud Light beer depicts men joking about lies they've told to cover up their daytime drinking, and two watchdog groups say the Federal Trade Commission should crack down and ask Anheuser-Busch to pull the ad. In a letter to FTC enforcement official Janet Evans, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) say the ad irresponsibly makes light of alcoholic behavior. The ad in question features a...
  • I Love Chinese Beer

    04/18/2005 8:08:28 AM PDT · by Dr. Marten · 80 replies · 2,160+ views
    The Horses Mouth ^ | 04.18.05 | Dr. Marten
    If there is one thing that I love doing in China, it's sampling the various local brews. In fact, I consider myself to be quite the connoisseur of Chinese beer. Unlike Budweiser or many other American domestic beers, you can drink Chinese beer warm. To most, that probably brings a wrinkled lip to your face as well as a couple of half-cocked eyebrows, but it's true and that's how they prefer to drink it here in the Middle Kingdom. It took some getting used to, but so does everything here in China when you're a foreigner. Don't get me wrong, I still...