We have microbreweries that make small-batch craft beers. We have macrobreweries that make the mass-produced brands like Budweiser and Miller. But now Budweiser and Miller, or rather the global corporations that now control them both, are working on a merger! That would result in a megabrewery. No, since this conglomerate would make a one third of the world’s beer supply, it would have to be called a gigabrewery!
If the merger could pass all of the regulatory and anti-trust hurdles, that is. Here is a list of beers that would come under this vast corporate umbrella, including lots of foreign stalwarts and brews that purists find acceptable. (Both corporations have been buying up smaller breweries.) Details of the proposed deal after the jump. [Read more...]