Independent beer producers more than doubled in number between 2004 and 2009.
Micro-brewers are increasing in Australia, which is surprising given the unfair excises and rebates they face.
Under pressure to create new markets, big alcohol producers are scouring the African continent in what promises to yield negative socioeconomic consequences.
Independent brewer joins the long list of small counter-culture firms that sold us revolution and walked away wealthy.
Fans in Australia are held to ransom if they want to enjoy a beer at the footy or cricket.
Overpriced and low-quality beer at sports stadiums leaves fans feeling exploited. Here's how that can change.
Germans like beer, French people wine and Italians coffee. Right?
Does a post-workout pint undo all the health benefits?
Tap, tap, boom!
Science has some answers.
Long live the king?
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It may be the world's largest beer maker, but Anheuser-Busch's days may be numbered thanks to the rapid rise of craft brewing and a little thing called disruption.
How microbes are the key ingredients when it comes to concocting a gourmet menu.
When it comes to getting us to quaffing less, the bottle of plonk is a surprisingly awkward customer.
A multimillion pound deal to sell barley to China is the latest step in the rise and rise of British brewers.
Got milk? China joins the lactose lovers.
Ignore the gloom around prospects for emerging markets. There are diamonds in the rough.
The craft beer craze has taken hold of South Africa with many independent breweries making a name for themselves.
In contrast to a decade ago, there are currently more than 150 craft breweries in South Africa, many shipping their products around the country.
The humble spread gets caught up in the home brew debate.
Vegemite has been used for many things over the years. But claims it was used to brew alcohol in dry Indigenous communities had many asking if that was even possible.
What lessons are there in the beer industry?
The beer industry is a fascinating microcosm of the larger landscape of today’s business environment. Students can examine a range of questions facing businesses, through the beer industry.
Publicans feel major pub owners charge them too much.
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Down the hatch: along with about 4,000 pubs.
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