Erik Berte Archive
Published June 14, 2013
IMF Director Christine Lagarde said while the U.S. economy is recovering, partly with the help of QE3, growth could be stronger, particularly if sequestration hadn't occurred the way it did.
Published May 24, 2013
Cans of beer will be snapped open in millions of American backyards this Memorial Day weekend, and while brews from the big companies like Anheuser-Busch InBev and Molson Coors will, naturally, be in the hands of many, more and more people are turning to beers from smaller craft brewers.
Indeed, craft beer surpassed 6% of the total U.S. beer market in 2012, with sales hitting $10.2 billion, according to the Brewers Association, a trade group that tracks statistics for the brewing industry.
Here are the top ten U.S. craft brewing companies, according to the Brewers Association, based on 2012 sales volume.
Published May 16, 2013
Nothing takes the edge off the dog days of summer like a crisp, refreshing craft beer. These seasonal beers tend to be paler in color and sometimes more subtle in flavor, as the heavier, richer brews of the fall and winter can be a bit too heavy on the stomach in the warm weather. For the backyard barbecue, the beach house, and all the other places your summer adventures take you, here are 12 craft brews to enjoy during the hottest months of the year.
Published March 08, 2013
Today’s craft beers featuring increasingly exotic flavor-grabbing ingredients like raisins, chocolate, even brewer’s whiskers, are so much more interesting than your run-of-the-mill lager. So it's no surprise craft beer is on the rise. Last year, sales jumped a whopping 16.5 percent to p.6B, according to data from SymphonyIRI Group.
But decoding the increasingly complex varieties and when they’re best to drink can be confusing. So we compiled a panel of in-house experts comprised of FoxNews.com editors and staff to take on the arduous task of testing out some of the latest and greatest brews. Here’s our list of 14 (with two honorable mentions) craft beers you simply need to try.
Published July 05, 2012
Apple is reportedly getting ready to produce a tablet with a screen smaller than eight inches.
Published June 20, 2012
The Samsung Galaxy S III could challenge the iPhone’s dominance more than competing phones have up until this point, according to Walt Mossberg.
Published June 08, 2012
Think there’d be a huge market for Apple iPhone plans costing as little as $30 a month? Apparently not.
Published June 07, 2012
Virgin Mobile announced it will offer a prepaid iPhone for as little as $30 a month, but you may want to think twice before jumping ship from your current carrier if you're already an iPhone owner.
Published May 22, 2012
Many consumers don't realize the "true" costs of subsidized phones, according to one T-Mobile exec, who also believes it hurts the market. Does he have a point?
Published May 16, 2012
Tired of bloatware slowing down the PCs you buy? You've probably never heard of it, but an offering from Microsoft could save you a lot of frustration.