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  • Local bar apologizes over alleged noose, 'show your pride' cup

    September 11, 2017 12:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An area bar has released a public apology after a post on social media showed what appeared to be a noose and a cup bearing the phrase "show your pride" at the Tigerland business. A tweet posted Sunday showed the alleged noose hanging in Reggie's, a... more »
  • LSU Football unveils new ticket package, will sell wine and beer

    August 16, 2017 1:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger Stadium is offering a new ticket package to fans including a chance to purchase alcohol inside Death Valley. According to a news release, the new Skyline Club will feature an all-you-can eat special menu. Wine and beer will be available for an additional cost. ... more »
  • Tulane partners with NOLA Brewery to launch Green Wave Beer

    July 6, 2017 1:58 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – Tulane Athletics announced a partnership with NOLA Brewing Company to launch a new brew, Green Wave Beer. The beer is currently in production and set to be available at Yulman Stadium for Tulane football's home opener on Saturday, September 2 against Grambling State. ... more »
  • S.C. officials investigate photos of gator forced to drink beer

    May 26, 2017 3:43 PM

    COLUMBIA - South Carolina wildlife authorities are investigating after photos circulated online showing beer being poured down a young alligator's throat. State Department of Natural Resources Kyndel McConchie says charges are expected on Friday. It's unclear what the charges will be, but alligators are federally protected animals. State law makes... more »
  • Proposed ban on Louisiana college-affiliated beers ditched

    May 18, 2017 7:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fans of Bayou Bengal Lager and Ragin' Cajuns Genuine Louisiana Ale can pop open another cold one. Louisiana lawmakers won't be meddling with the university-affiliated beers. Shreveport Rep. Cedric Glover has shelved his bid to prohibit Louisiana's colleges and universities from authorizing an official alcoholic beverage affiliated... more »
  • Police: Half-naked driver crashes car into Ohio store to get beer

    May 11, 2017 9:18 AM

    ROCKY RIVER - Police in suburban Cleveland say a half-naked man intentionally crashed his car into a closed convenience store to get beer, injuring himself and a store employee. Rocky River police say the 45-year-old driver was wearing nothing from the waist down when he crashed through a store wall... more »
  • TPSO: Four arrested for selling stolen beer to gas station

    April 17, 2017 1:02 PM

    HAMMOND - Four people were arrested in Tangipahoa Parish after deputies say they were selling several cases of stolen beer. The Tangipahoa Sheriff's Street Crimes Unit received a tip that an individual was en route to the Quicks Red & White convenience store to sell cases of stolen beer.... more »
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Company announces beer recall

    January 23, 2017 3:31 PM

    The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company announced a recall affecting most U.S. states Sunday. Packaging flaw in the company's 12-ounce bottles may cause a loss in carbonation and small pieces of glasses to break off into the bottle. Sierra Nevada says it believes the defect only affects one in... more »
  • Anheuser-Busch delivers 250K cans of water to BR area

    August 16, 2016 9:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Anheuser-Busch is delivering more than 250,000 cans of clean drinking water to flood victims in Louisiana. The donation is the company's largest since Superstorm Sandy and brings its total water donations this year to more than 1 million cans. Anheuser-Busch company has been brewing beers for... more »
  • Yuengling Lager finally makes its way to Louisiana

    August 1, 2016 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Yuengling Lager has finally made its way to select locations in the state with some of those sellers receiving their supply on Monday. It makes Louisiana the 19th state where suds from "America's oldest brewery" can now be purchased. Restaurants and stores in Baton Rouge... more »
  • Global hops shortage could lead to higher beer prices Play Video

    April 23, 2016 12:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A hops shortage is making it more costly for breweries to operate. That cost will eventually be passed onto the consumer. Southern Craft Brewery Company makes its beer in Baton Rouge. Joe Picou is half of the small operation that has big plans. "We felt... more »
  • BRPD arrest man for stealing beers more than 10 times from Circle K

    March 28, 2016 9:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 45-year-old James Singleton for stealing beers from a convenience store cooler multiple times and threatening the manager. According to BRPD, between Feb. 28 and Mar. 14, Singleton committed simple burglary 11 times this year at the Circle K gas station on... more »
  • Anheuser-Busch to deliver cans of drinking water to tornado victims

    March 2, 2016 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Anheuser-Busch announced Wednesday that the company is partnering with the American Red Cross to deliver drinking water to victims recovering from last week’s tornadoes. Anheuser-Busch said its Georgia brewery will deliver more than 50,000 cans of emergency water to the Louisiana Capital Area Chapter of the... more »
  • Sin tax likely to increase Play Video

    February 17, 2016 8:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Smokers and drinkers could soon pay more for their vices. A number of tax increases were debated at the state capitol Wednesday. These "sin" taxes are on Governor Edwards wish list for tackling the states budget deficit. The increases could come as soon as April. The proposed increases... more »
  • Beer money: $20M settlement in lawsuit over Beck's packaging

    October 20, 2015 3:51 PM

    MIAMI - A $20 million lawsuit settlement has been approved that would give cash to drinkers of U.S.-brewed Beck's beer over misleading packaging emphasizing its German origins. A Miami federal judge approved the national settlement Tuesday. It could mean up to $50 for each household with proof of Beck's purchases... more »
  • Seminary puts pope-inspired beer on tap for Francis' stay

    September 24, 2015 4:35 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - A beer inspired by Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia this weekend is now on tap at the seminary where he's staying. Philadelphia Brewing Company says it's delivered a half-keg of its playfully named Holy Wooder to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. Brewery owner Bill Barton says they... more »
  • Beer keg recall

    September 15, 2015 9:00 PM

    STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN- Carlsberg brewery recalled more than 4,600 kegs of Staropramen beer in Sweden after two cases where kegs were filled with cleaning solution and two people were hurt. Carlsberg Sweden called it "extremely serious because the content is corrosive." A Carlsberg employee and a restaurateur got blisters on... more »
  • New Jersey brewer releasing Pope Francis-inspired beer

    August 14, 2015 8:36 AM

    CAPE MAY, N.J.- A New Jersey brewery is releasing a limited edition beer to commemorate Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia next month. Cape May Brewing Co. co-owner Ryan Krill says his company is brewing 500 gallons of YOPO, or "You Only Pope Once." The pope-inspired beer is a hoppy pale... more »
  • LA Homebrew beer brewing class Play Video

    July 23, 2015 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Beer brewing is an American tradition dating back to the 1800s. Now, most people just head to the grocery store when they’re in the mood for a brew, but in Baton Rouge almost 200 people are registered home brewers. There are 15 breweries throughout the state. LA... more »
  • Machete-wielding man stabs store clerk over case of beer

    July 17, 2015 1:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A convenience store clerk was slashed with a machete by a man who tried to buy beer early Thursday, according to New Orleans Police. 48-year-old Willie Carruth was arrested a short time later, machete still in on his person and was taken into custody after what... more »
  • Baseball, bets, and brewing to collide at Super Regional

    June 3, 2015 4:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two lawmakers and some Louisiana brew will be just one of the things on the line during this weekend's Super Regional between LSU and UL-Lafayette. Rep. Garrett Graves from Baton Rouge and Rep. Charles Boustany from Lafayette agreed on Twitter to a friendly wager over the... more »
  • College-brewed beer

    April 24, 2015 5:23 AM

    POMONA CA.- Studying for a bachelor's in beer? Or perhaps a master's in malt? Those degrees aren't out there yet but more college students are learning to brew craft beer as part of their studies these days. At California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, students are not just making beer... more »
  • Spring Break Busted: LSU students accused of hauling alcohol to Gulf Shores

    April 7, 2015 11:56 AM

    GULF SHORES, AL - Sheriff's deputies in Mobile County interrupted someone's Spring Break plans after investigators said they busted four LSU students under the age of 21 with more than a hundred cases of beer and liquor. Lori Myles with the Mobile County Sheriff's Office said the four teens... more »
  • Unlucky on St. Patrick's day

    March 18, 2015 7:50 PM

    SOUTH BEND, INDIANA- A runaway beer keg caught the attention of police and a teen's luck ran out on St. Patrick's Day. The keg fell out of the pick-up bed driven by 18-year-old Scott Benge when the tailgate gave way. Police retrieved it from the road and cited Benge for... more »
  • Drunk driving mom

    March 13, 2015 7:54 PM

    OCALA, FLORIDA- Police arrested a pregnant mom for drunk driving who had two 18-month-olds in the SUV with her when she rear-ended another car. Angel Nicole Oliver recorded a blood-alcohol level about three-times the legal limit. Police say she is six-months pregnant and her two kids with her were... more »
  • Couple accused of pouring beer down 1-year-old boy's throat

    February 26, 2015 12:02 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said a couple is behind bars after they were accused of holding down a 1-year-old boy and pouring beer down his throat on multiple occasions. 24-year-old Brett Flower and 23-year-old Krysten Verdin of Slidell were booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on cruelty to juvenile... more »
  • Connecticut brewery apologizes for using Gandhi on beer can

    January 5, 2015 10:08 AM

    HARTFORD, CT - A Connecticut brewery is apologizing to Indians offended that the company is using Mohandas Gandhi's name and likeness on one of its beers. New England Brewing Co. in Woodbridge apologized over the weekend on its Facebook page for the India pale ale it calls Gandhi-Bot. "Our intent... more »
  • Downtown bars prepping for big LSU weekend Play Video

    October 23, 2014 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Downtown Baton Rouge bar owners expect both LSU and Ole Miss fans to flood the city this weekend. The third ranked Ole Miss Rebels come into town to face LSU on national television. Tickets online are going for anywhere between $187-500 on StubHub . Andrew... more »
  • Shreveport officer admits buying teen son beer

    October 22, 2014 3:22 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A 21-year veteran of the Shreveport Police Department, placed on administrative leave this month, has pleaded guilty to contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. Sgt. Jason Brook faces up to six months in jail when sentenced next month by Judge David N. Matlock. Brook admitted buying his... more »
  • More schools are mixing beer, football at college stadiums

    August 22, 2014 2:01 PM

    Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players. A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones. North Texas, SMU... more »

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