Beverages

June 05, 2018 - 7:01 am
ELMSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A brewing company in New York has joined with an ice cream maker so consumers can have their cake in a beer. Captain Lawrence Brewing Company's "Fudgie the Beer" is a take on Carvel's "Fudgie the Whale" ice cream cake that's formed in the shape of a whale. The stout beer is...
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May 19, 2018 - 1:56 pm
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The coffee company best known for its single-serving, ready-to-brew cups plans is planning a South Carolina plant that will hire 500 workers. Multiple media organizations report that Keurig Green Mountain Inc. plans to build a $350 million roasting and packaging facility in...
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In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, photo, a woman drinks beer at the 2018 Craft Beer of China Exhibition in Shanghai. Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews. (AP Photo/Fu Ting)
May 18, 2018 - 9:36 pm
SHANGHAI (AP) — "Panda Beer," ''Little General," ''Flying Fist IPA," and "Mandarin Wheat" are among the offerings on tap at a craft beer exhibition this week in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews. The 2018 Craft Beer of China...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2012, file photo, Bob Dylan performs in Los Angeles. A distillery is partnering with Dylan to distill whiskey at a 140-year-old Tennessee church and bottle it under the name Heaven's Door. Media outlets reported Dylan partnered with Angel’s Envy Bourbon co-founder Marc Bushala in the venture. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
May 02, 2018 - 8:59 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Music icon Bob Dylan is partnering with a distillery to make whiskey at a 140-year-old Tennessee church and bottle it under the name Heaven's Door. News outlets report Dylan has partnered with Angel's Envy Bourbon co-founder Marc Bushala in the venture. The New York Times...
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April 25, 2018 - 4:41 pm
SNOW HILL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina county is preparing for a fifth vote on mixed drink sales. The Free Press of Kinston reports Greene County has voted three times on the proposal and the town of Snow Hill has voted once. The last vote came in 2015, when the measure failed by more than 100...
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FILE - This June 16, 2016 file photo made with a fisheye lens shows bottles of alcohol during a tour of a state liquor store in Salt Lake City. A large international study released on Thursday, April 12, 2018 says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day, and that means many countries’ alcohol consumption guidelines may be far too loose. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
April 13, 2018 - 9:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Here's some sobering news: A large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day, and that means drinking guidelines in many countries may be far too loose. The study found that people who down more than seven drinks a week can expect to die...
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A sales person attends his customers near the Tesla electric vehicles at a showroom in Beijing, Thursday, April 5, 2018. The United States and China, the world's two largest economies, have roiled financial markets and fueled fears of a protracted trade war by threatening tariffs this week on each other's goods. The United States on Tuesday said it would impose 25 percent duties on $50 billion of imports from China, and China quickly retaliated by listing $50 billion of products that it could hit with its own 25 percent tariffs. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 05, 2018 - 4:07 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's threat to raise tariffs on U.S. exports could be a disaster for American soybean farmers but a boon to their Brazilian and Argentine competitors, European aerospace companies and Japanese whiskey distillers. Regulators picked products China can get elsewhere when they made a...
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A man chooses bananas near imported apples from the United States at a supermarket in Beijing, Monday, April 2, 2018. China raised import duties on a $3 billion list of U.S. pork, fruit and other products Monday in an escalating tariff dispute with President Donald Trump that companies worry might depress global commerce. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 02, 2018 - 4:21 am
Some goods on which the Chinese government raised tariffs Monday. 25 PERCENT TARIFFS Most goods targeted for 25 percent tariffs are varieties of pork, for which China is the No. 3 American export market. — PORK Fresh and chilled bone-in pork forelegs and hind legs, chilled whole and half hog heads...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) drinks on the sidelines during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Detroit Lions, in Detroit. Brady may not like strawberries, but he has skills when it comes to chugging beer. Appearing Monday, March 12, 2018, on CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Brady promoted his book "The TB12 Method," in which he writes about diet and athletic performance. That includes abstaining from alcohol. Brady told Colbert he rarely drinks beer. But acknowledged he was a "pretty good beer chugger back in the day."(AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)
March 13, 2018 - 9:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady may not like strawberries, but he has skills when it comes to chugging beer. Appearing Monday on CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Brady promoted his book "The TB12 Method," in which he writes about diet and athletic performance...
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March 01, 2018 - 6:12 am
BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — Two Maine friars say they are closing down their iconic bakery to open up a brewery. The Bangor Daily News reports Friar's Bakehouse in Bangor will close Friday after more than 18 years. Franciscan Brothers Donald Paul and Kenneth Leo say they plan to open their new venture...
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