CatchThis Blog / beer names

Alex Kelley

October 16, 2015

Hi folks. As you may know, the beer world has fermented a fusion. AB InBev and SABMiller, the two largest brewers in the world, reached an agreement on a merger. AB InBev gave them the old ‘there ain’t room in this bar for the both of us, here’s $104 billion.’ And if the deal goes through, one […]

Alex Kelley

January 26, 2015

You may have heard about the trademark controversy that bubbled up between Lagunitas and Sierra Nevada. Lagunitas sued Sierra Nevada, alleging that the placement and size of “IPA” on the bottle of the newest Sierra Nevada offering was too similar to the classic Lagunitas style. See for yourself: The frothy public outcry that erupted led […]

Jed Rendleman

November 20, 2014

If you’ve spent any time browsing the malt liquor at 7-11, you’ve probably noticed that above the Olde English, between the Smirnoff Ice and Mike’s Hard Lemonade, there are some new contenders in the malt beverage bar fight. The “Bud Light Lime Lime-A-Rita” launched in 2012, and with great success it led to extensions such […]

Laurel Sutton

March 2, 2009

Once upon a time there was an energy drink named Cocaine. Highly caffeinated, it was pulled in 2007 by its maker, Redux Beverages, due to an FDA ruling that Redux was “illegally marketing their drink as an alternative to street drugs”. But it was only off the market for a short while, reappearing a year […]