Beer

Constellation is not planning to sell a drinkable cannabis product in the U.S. before legalization happens across the nation, but it may begin doing so in Canada next year.

The world’s biggest beer maker wants to get even bigger, but there are plenty of hurdles in the way.

How many bottles of water go in that beer on the wall? A lot. “Beer has to have water,” said Luis Cayo, general manager for the Anheuser-Busch brewery in Los Angeles, which has survived many droughts over the last 60 years. “The amount of water in a standard can of beer is about 92 percent.” This …

SAB Miller’s takeover bid for Heineken was rejected, but there could still be consolidation brewing in the beer industry.

Higher food prices have Americans crying in their beer. Beer prices may have them crying, too. Craft beers continue to take market share from traditional beer giants, though they still having only about 15 percent of the overall market. These smaller companies which make batches of flavorful beer have seen demand grow so much, they’re …

The American palate demands more excitement than it used to. Millennials, in particular, are open to experimenting. The spicier the better. Sriracha. Wasabe. IPAs with 100 IBUs. IB … what? IBU stands for International bitterness units, a measure of the bitterness in beer. A Budweiser, for example, might have 12 IBUs, while a Stone IPA …

On a crisp, sunny Colorado morning, Jamie Hart looks over a vast empty field that in just a few months should be flowering with this year’s barley crop. Hart has been growing barley for more than 30 years on his farm, which is about 3½ hours south of Denver, in rural Monte Vista. He uses …