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Chafunka, how does your biergarten grow?

February 29, 2016

A lot of Louisiana’s small businesses are family operations. Consequently, it should be no surprise that many of state’s newest breweries […]

Anheuser-Busch InBev to Sell Brands in Europe to Ease Beer Merger

December 3, 2015

LONDON — Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Thursday that it planned to seek the sale of several of SABMiller’s premium brands […]

ATC Suspends 4 More Bourbon Street Clubs in Operation Trick or Treat

November 5, 2015

November 5, 2015 Baton Rouge, La. – Louisiana Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) Commissioner Troy Hebert issued emergency suspensions to […]

Craft Beer Company Brewing Big Plans for Downtown

November 3, 2015

Ten years ago Shreveport-Bossier City was unknown to local craft breweries. But much has changed in just a few years […]

Cajun Brewing Opens in Lafayette and Becomes Louisiana’s 17th Brewery

October 14, 2015

Cajun Brewing is the state’s 17th brewery and the first based in Lafayette. Other Acadiana-area breweries include Parish Brewing Company […]

Beer Battle Ends as Budweiser, Miller Agree to Join Forces

October 13, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The world’s top two beer makers agreed Tuesday to join forces to create a company that would […]

Groundbreaking Held for New Crying Eagle Brewing Company in Lake Charles

October 12, 2015

LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana — Crying Eagle Brewing Company expects its brewery for hand-crafted beers to open next spring. Crying Eagle […]

ATC in the News: Blaze Smoke Shop Owner Arrested on Misdemeanor Charges

October 7, 2015

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) – Yossi Galamidi, owner of Blaze Smoke Shop on Ryan Street, owes “thousands of dollars in […]

SABMiller Reportedly Rejects AB-InBev’s $100 Billion Buyout Offer

October 6, 2015

SABMiller reportedly turned down AB-InBev’s initial $100 billion offer. The world’s two biggest beer companies are poised to merge — […]

These Places Banned Booze. Now They’re Dealing with Something Far Worse

September 25, 2015

“Dry counties” that prohibit alcohol sales seem to have a bigger meth problem than other counties. That’s the thought-provoking conclusion of a […]