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  • Budweiser brewer orders 800 Nikola hydrogen-powered semi trucks

    05/04/2018 2:27:16 PM PDT · by BBell · 55 replies ^ | 5/3/18 | Sean Szymkowski
    Nikola Motor Company, the startup maker of hydrogen-electric-powered semi-trucks, has received quite an order. On Thursday, Anheuser-Busch announced it plans to purchase up to 800 of the company's semis. The order will effectively replace Anheuser-Busch's entire semi fleet with trucks powered by renewable energy. The purchase will largely be Nikola Two day cabs instead of the Nikola One sleeper cabs. It's a firm deal, but not a final one. Anheuser-Busch said the order is contingent upon Nikola's construction of hydrogen fueling stations. The company plans to install more than 700 such stations across the U.S. by 2028, many of which...
  • Budweiser Hopes to Brew in Space

    12/05/2017 10:52:35 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    WAND ^ | December 4, 2017 | Sam Clancy
    Budweiser is heading to space! On Friday, the company is sending barley seeds from Cape Canaveral, Florida to the International Space Station. This is a two part experiment to see how the barley seeds will behave in a micro-gravity environment and if they can germinate. According to the Kennedy Space Center, the Space X Falcon 9 rocket will take off Friday, December 8th, It will orbit the planet for a month and then will depart back to earth. When back on earth, researches will see how well the barley seeds developed. This is only the start of the experiment, researchers...
  • Budweiser sending barley to space in hopes of learning how to brew beer on Mars

    11/25/2017 4:45:55 AM PST · by ETL · 24 replies ^ | Nov 24, 2017 | Michael Bartiromo
    Budweiser wasn’t kidding about its plans to brew “the first beer on Mars.” After announcing its initiative at the South by Southwest conference in March, Budweiser is reportedly taking its next (small) steps toward accomplishing its out-of-this-world goal by sending beer-making grains — namely, barley — into space later this year. According to a press release, in early December SpaceX will be delivering the shipment of barley to the International Space Station, where it will remain in orbit for a month. Once back on Earth, the barley will be analyzed in order to determine how the grain reacts to microgravity...
  • Schilling taking down NFL signs

    10/01/2017 5:25:05 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 67 replies
    KATC ^ | Sept 26, 2017
    Schilling Distributing Company has decided to remove Bud Light signs that feature the NFL and the Saints from stores that get their beer from Schilling. The company issued the following statement today: Schilling Distributing Company has made the decision to pull all Bud Light point-of-sale material featuring the NFL and New Orleans Saints marks following last weekend's National Anthem protests. Schilling has been locally Veteran-Owned through three generations since 1950, and it strongly supports our Nation's flag and law enforcement. Schilling believes that while everyone has a right to peacefully protest, doing so at the expense of our National Anthem...
  • Budweiser Considers Ending NFL Sponsorship Over Anthem Protests

    10/01/2017 4:17:35 PM PDT · by Lera · 118 replies
    The Federalist Papers ^ | October 1, 2017
    Bud Light’s brand parent company Anheuser-Busch InBev — one of the NFL’s biggest sponsors — is rethinking their NFL sponsorship, and they want your input. The NFL player protests of the National Anthem have backfired in a major way on the league. It has seen sponsors pull out, ratings decline and teams play in front of practically empty stadiums. In the wake of increased national anthem protests, Anheuser-Busch is reconsidering their NFL sponsorship, likely because the protests are very unpopular among everyday Americans. Bud Light currently serves as the official beer of the NFL. At the end of 2015, the...
  • Budweiser is actively seeking customer opinions on NFL sponsorship; the number to call

    10/01/2017 6:32:32 AM PDT · by kevcol · 49 replies
    BPR ^ | October 1, 2017 | Carmine Sabia
    And if the company’s hotline is to be believed, the NFL has something to be concerned about. When customers call the number, 1-800-342-5283, they are greeted by a recording which gives, as its first option, a chance for anyone for or against the player protests to voice their opinions. “If you are calling with questions or comments about Anheuser-Busch’s sponsorship of the NFL, press one,” the recorded voice says.
  • Former Anheuser-Busch CEO arrested for trying to fly helicopter while allegedly intoxicated

    07/14/2017 10:32:25 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 58 replies ^ | July 11, 2017
    Former Anheuser-Busch CEO arrested for trying to fly helicopter while allegedly intoxicated Jul 11, 2017, 3:33pm CDT Updated Jul 11, 2017, 4:13pm CDT Former Anheuser-Busch CEO August Adolphus Busch IV was arrested in Swansea Monday night after police say he tried to fly a helicopter while allegedly intoxicated. According to a statement from the Swansea Police Department, officers at 12:48 p.m. were dispatched to a report of a helicopter landing, for an unknown reason, at 1 Bronze Point, Swansea. Upon their arrival the helicopter was already on the ground in a parking lot. Assessment of the area and safety of...
  • ASIAVideo of Chinese Factory Making Budweiser Beer is Seriously Disgusting

    05/31/2017 11:19:11 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    nEXTsHARK ^ | 5/30/17 | Ryan General
    Videos featuring a small factory in China producing fake beer are now making the rounds on Chinese social media and it’s grossing everybody out. The clips, which are earning collective expressions of disgust among netizens, showed counterfeit beer being siphoned into used Budweiser cans in a process that has a complete disregard for hygiene and care for consumers. Shanghaiist published the videos edited in one footage, showing factory workers using their bare hands while dunking used beer cans into a tub to fill them up with beer-like liquid. Once filled, the cans are sent down a conveyor belt to get...
  • 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.