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Sam Adams Dumps Boston Parade Over Gay Rights

Company drops support after gay bar threatens boycott of beer

(Newser) - Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade has just lost a big-name sponsor over its refusal to let gay veterans march, reports the Boston Herald . Boston Beer Co.—maker of Sam Adams—announced today that it was dropping its support after talks between MassEquality and organizers of the nation'...

Carlsberg Tension Still Brews Over on-the-Job Boozing

Union digging in over 'need to keep our beer'

(Newser) - It's perhaps an enviable problem to have, but workers and management at Copenhagen's Carlsberg brewery are still facing off over the right to crack a cold one on the clock. Workers went on strike this week after Carlsberg limited the century-old privilege to a mere three pints during lunch hour....

Beer Prices Are Hopping Up
Beer Prices Are Hopping Up

Beer Prices Are Hopping Up

Pricey ingredients, weaker dollar hurt small brewers, while big boys see growth

(Newser) - Wine's not the only drink that can have a bad year. Beer guzzlers should expect the price of craft brews to rise as much as $1 per six-pack in the coming months, because crucial ingredients—right down to the glass bottle—are more expensive, reports the San Jose Mercury News....

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