|Type||Public, (NYSE: BUD)|
|Founded||1852, incorporated in 1875|
|Headquarters||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Key people||P.T. Stokes (Chairman of the Board), August Busch IV (CEO)|
|Products||Beers, lagers, malt beverages, energy drinks|
|Revenue||$15 billion (2006)|
|Employees||24,000 est. The New York Stock Exchange ( NYSE) is a Stock exchange based in New York City. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Patrick T Stokes is the former president and CEO of Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc August Anheuser Busch IV (born 1964 is the great-great-grandson of Anheuser-Busch founder Adolphus Busch, the son of former chairman president and CEO August A chief executive officer ( CEO) or chief executive is typically the highest-ranking corporate officer ( executive) or administrator For other uses of this term see Industry (disambiguation An industry (from Latin industrius, "diligent industrious" In Marketing, a product is anything that can be offered to a Market that might satisfy a want or need In business revenue or revenues is Income that a company receives from its normal business activities usually from the sale of goods and services Employment is a Contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. (2006)|
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages (NYSE: BUD) operates the largest brewing company in the United States in volume with a 48. The New York Stock Exchange ( NYSE) is a Stock exchange based in New York City. Brewing is the production of Alcoholic beverage and Alcohol fuel through fermentation. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the 8% share of beer sales. Worldwide, Anheuser-Busch's beer sales volume was 121. 9 million barrels in 2005. A barrel or cask is a hollow cylindrical container traditionally made of Wood Staves and bound with Iron Hoops The It is the world's fourth largest brewing company based on revenue, after SABMiller, InBev and Heineken. SABMiller, an abbreviated form of SABMiller plc, ( is one of the world's largest brewers For the proposed merged company see Proposed merger of Anheuser-Busch and InBev. Heineken International is a Dutch Brewing company, founded in 1864 by Gerard Adriaan Heineken in Amsterdam. The company is based in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Missouri ( or) is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States bordered by Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee "A-B", as the company is often called, operates 12 breweries in the United States and nearly 20 others overseas.
Anheuser-Busch is the last large-scale American brewery to be majority owned and operated in the United States. A brewery is a dedicated building for the making of Beer, though beer can be made in the home and has been for much of beer's history
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. (ABC) is the holding company of Anheuser-Busch, Incorporated (ABI), a beer brewer. Beer is the world's oldest and most widely consumed Alcoholic beverage and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea The Company is also the parent corporation to a number of subsidiaries that conduct various other business operations. ABC's operations comprise four segments: domestic beer, international beer, packaging, and entertainment, which contributed 74. 7%, 6. 6%, 10. 9% and 7. 8%, respectively, of the ABC's net sales, during the year ended December 31, 2006. Approximately 93% of the ABC's net sales are generated in the United States. Worldwide sales of the Company's beer brands aggregated 125 million barrels in 2006, which comprises domestic and international volume. International volume represents Anheuser-Busch brands produced overseas by company-owned breweries, under license and contract brewing agreements, plus exports from the Company's United States breweries.
Anheuser-Busch's best known beers include brands such as Budweiser, the Busch (originally known as Busch Bavarian Beer) and Michelob families, and Natural Light. Beer is the world's oldest and most widely consumed Alcoholic beverage and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea Budweiser is an American-style lager and is one of the most popular beers in the United States. Busch Beer (originally known as Busch Bavarian Beer) was introduced in 1955 by St Michelob is the trade name of a family of beers produced by the Anheuser-Busch Brewery. The company also produces a number of smaller-volume and specialty beers, nonalcoholic brews, malt liquors (King Cobra and the Hurricane family), and flavored malt beverages (e. Malt liquor is a North American term referring to a type of Beer with high alcohol content Malt beverage is an American term for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic fermented Beverages in which the primary ingredient is Barley, which has g. the Bacardi Silver family and Tequiza). Tequiza is the name of a Beer manufactured by Anheuser-Busch.
Anheuser-Busch began as a small brewery located in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1860, Eberhard Anheuser, a German-born prosperous soap manufacturer, became owner of the struggling brewery. Eberhard Anheuser (1805 Bad Kreuznach - May 2, 1880) was a German -born soap and candle maker as well as the father-in-law of Adolphus Adolphus Busch, Anheuser’s son-in-law, became partner in 1869, and became president when Anheuser died in 1880. Colonel Adolphus Busch ( July 10, 1839 &ndash October 10, 1913) was the German -born co-founder of Anheuser-Busch with his
Adolphus Busch was the first U. S. brewer to use pasteurization to keep beer fresh, the first to use artificial refrigeration and refrigerated railroad cars and the first to bottle beer extensively. In 1876, Busch introduced America’s first national beer brand: Budweiser. In 1877, Busch introduced the company's first cola: King Cola. Cola is a sweet carbonated drink usually with Caramel coloring and containing Caffeine.
Anheuser-Busch became the largest brewer in the United States in 1957. It today produces about eleven billion bottles of beer a year.
Anheuser-Busch International, Inc. was established in 1981 and is responsible for the company's foreign beer operations and equity investments.
Today, Anheuser-Busch operates 12 breweries and several theme parks in the United States and has operations around the world.
On May 23, 2008, it was reported that Belgian brewing company InBev is preparing a US$46 billion offer for the company. For the proposed merged company see Proposed merger of Anheuser-Busch and InBev.  If successful, it would join two of world's four largest brewing companies (based on revenue).
In the United States, Anheuser-Busch operates 12 breweries:
|(U.S. National Historic Landmark District)|
|Location:||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Added to NRHP:||November 13, 1966|
Anheuser-Busch world headquarters is located in St. The alcohol laws of Missouri are among the most permissive in the United States; they are similar to those of Nevada and Louisiana. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A National Historic Landmark (NHL is a Building, site, Structure, Object, or District, that is officially recognized by the A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP is the United States government's official list of districts sites buildings structures and objects deemed worthy of Events 1002 - English king Ethelred orders the killing of all Danes in England, known today as the St Year 1966 ( MCMLXVI) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. Louis, Missouri. The brewery there, the largest of the Anheuser-Busch breweries, was opened in 1852 and includes three buildings that are listed as National Historic Landmarks. A National Historic Landmark (NHL is a Building, site, Structure, Object, or District, that is officially recognized by the At the headquarters, near downtown Saint Louis, free tours of the brewery are available to the public. The tour takes visitors through the complex, and those of the legal age can enjoy two free glasses of any Anheuser-Busch product in the Hospitality Room at the end of the tour. The National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984 (Title 23 USC §158 was passed on July 17 1984 by the United States Congress as a mechanism whereby all Tourists can see beer being made live in front of them in hot and steamy vats in a working part of the brewery (from behind plexiglas shields).
The company keeps a rotation of its famous Clydesdale horses at its headquarters, and visitors to the brewery can observe the Clydesdales in their exercise field and see their places in the carriage house. The bulk of the herd is kept at the company farm in St. Louis County. St Louis County is a County located in the US state of Missouri. The farm, known to many a St. Louisan as Grant's Farm (having been owned by former President Ulysses S. Grant at one time), is also home to a varied menagerie of animals. Grant's Farm is a historic Farm in St Louis Missouri, and was once owned by Ulysses S Ulysses S Grant, born Hiram Ulysses Grant (April 27 1822 &ndash July 23 1885 was an American general and the eighteenth President of the United States The current manager of the famous Clydesdales is Benjamin Underwood.
Overseas, Anheuser-Busch operates 15 breweries - 14 in China and one in the United Kingdom; In China, A-B operates Budweiser Wuhan International Brewing Company, Ltd. Mortlake is a district of London, England and part of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. China ( Wade-Giles ( Mandarin) Chung¹kuo² is a cultural region, an ancient Civilization, and depending on perspective a National The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located China ( Wade-Giles ( Mandarin) Chung¹kuo² is a cultural region, an ancient Civilization, and depending on perspective a National and Harbin Brewery Group Ltd which A-B fully acquired in 2004. Harbin Brewery is a Chinese Brewery founded in 1900 by a Russian Ulubulevskij in Harbin, China. Chinese production of AB products in China started, in Wuhan, after their purchase of a local brewery in 1997. In the United Kingdom, the Budweiser Stag Brewing Company Ltd. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located produces and packages Budweiser.
Budweiser is also locally brewed in eight countries outside the United States. They are: Argentina, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Russia, South Korea and Spain.
Anheuser-Busch strategic equity investments include:
Anheuser-Busch brews over 40 different beers and malt liquors, which have won 12 World Beer Cup awards. The Redhook Ale Brewery, headquartered in Seattle Washington, is a brewer of craft Beers with operations in Woodinville Washington Widmer Brothers is an American Brewery founded in 1984 in Portland, Oregon, by brothers Kurt and Rob Widmer The World Beer Cup, known as "The Olympics of Beer Competition" is one of several major Beer competitions
In addition to brewing its own beer, Anheuser-Busch also is responsible for the importation and distribution of the following international beers in the U. S. :
Specialty beverage distribution deals
All of these brands can be verified by visiting Anheuser-Busch. Harbin Brewery is a Chinese Brewery founded in 1900 by a Russian Ulubulevskij in Harbin, China. Asia Pacific Breweries ( is an Asian brewery company founded as Malayan Breweries Limited (MBL in 1999 in a joint venture between Heineken and Fraser and Neave () is a Japanese company It is a member of the Mitsubishi core group of companies Bass (ˈbæs is the name of a former Brewery and the brand name for several English Beers originally brewed in Burton upon Trent at Bass Boddingtons is an English Beer, originally from Manchester, United Kingdom that has been brewed for more than 200 years Beck's is a brand of the Brewery Brauerei Beck & Co in the north German city of Bremen. Hoegaarden Brewery (Brouwerij de Kluis was founded in 1966 by Pierre Celis in Hoegaarden (/huχardən/ huːɡɑrdən in English in Flanders This article is about Leffe the beer brand For the Italian commune see Leffe (BG. Stella Artois (ˈstɛlə ɑrˈtwɑː is a 52% ABV global Lager first brewed in Leuven, Belgium in 1926 as a Christmas brew Löwenbräu ( German, løːvənbrɔʏ̯ is a Brewery in Munich that produces a traditional Munich-style Beer. com and clicking on the "beer brands" tab.
The company is known in the United States for its huge advertising presence, including a sports marketing division which creates advertising material for the Super Bowl and many other sporting events. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Advertising is a form of Communication that typically attempts to persuade potential Customers to Purchase or to consume more of a particular Brand professional American football, the Super Bowl is the Championship game of the National Football League (NFL Famous Busch television campaigns have included:
Recently, Miller Brewing began a series of commercials which featured "referees" calling "penalties" on people for drinking Bud Light, and they would then take the Bud Light and replace it with Miller. Miller Brewing Company is the second largest American style Beermaker and is based in Milwaukee Wisconsin, United States. Anheuser-Busch responded with their own "referees" commercials in which referees were taking people's Budweiser and keeping it for themselves.
The company has long been known for its jingles. A jingle is a memorable Slogan, set to an engaging Melody, mainly broadcast on Radio and sometimes on Television commercials. A few of them are:
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts have ranked Anheuser–Busch fortieth in the "Toxic 100," a list of U. Here Comes the King is a well-known advertising Jingle written for Budweiser, the flagship brand of the Anheuser-Busch brewery and whose slogan is "The The Blues Brothers are a Grammy Award -nominated American blues and soul revivalist band founded in 1978 by comedians Dan Aykroyd " Soul Man " is a 1967 song written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter, first successful as a hit single by Atlantic Records soul Harry Caray (b Harry Christopher Carabina, March 1, 1914, St Louis, Mo WGN-TV, channel 9 is a Television station in Chicago Illinois. The Chicago Cubs are a Professional Baseball franchise based in Chicago, Illinois. Under the Anheuser Bush was an early-1900s popular song commissioned by the Anheuser-Busch brewery The University of Massachusetts (officially nicknamed UMass) is the five-campus public university system of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. S. corporations most responsible for air pollution. Air pollution is the human introduction into the atmosphere of Chemicals Particulate matter, or Biological materials that cause harm or discomfort The study found that Anheuser–Busch released 1,002,786 kg (2,213,657 lbs) of toxic pollutants annually into the air. 
Anheuser-Busch has received numerous awards for its efforts to reduce its impact on the environment.  In 1995 Anheuser-Busch's Baldwinsville brewery won an award for pollution prevention from the New York Govenor for it's use of a "comprehensive, energy-producing pollution-prevention system - bioenergy recovery - to treat wastewater from the brewing process. " The brewery also reduced solid waste by nearly 70 percent from 1990 to 1994. In addition, the Baldwinsville brewery found markets for previous "waste" materials used in the fermentation of Anheuser-Busch beers.  The Anheuser-Busch Recycling Corp. recycled more than 27 billion cans in 2006, a number far greater than what was used in its own packaging. Similarly, Anheuser-Busch has set short-term goals to reduce energy consumption 5% and increasing use of renewable feul from 8 to 15% by 2010. Along with these goals, Anheuser-Busch has succeeded in cutting down its water use by 3 % since 2002. Anheuser-Busch is investigating several other renewable energy possibilities such as biomass, wind, solar, and landfill gas as a fuel to reduce the company's environmental impact. The Corporation has also made commitments to decrease its greenhouse gas emissions "by 5 percent from its 2005 baseline by 2010 as part of its membership in the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leaders program. "
The brewery also operates an environmental outreach program to encourage recycling, energy conservation, and habitat preservation, as well as to prevent littering and water pollution. For past 18 years Anheuser-Busch employees have participated in "Green Week", which focuses on environmental conservation education for employees and their families. 
Anheuser-Busch subsidiaries include:
The St. Louis Cardinals baseball club were owned by Anheuser-Busch from February 20, 1953 until it was sold to a group of private investors on March 21, 1996. The St Louis Cardinals (also referred to as "the Cards " or "the Redbirds " are a professional Baseball team based in St Events 1472 - Orkney and Shetland are left by Norway to Scotland, due to a Dowry payment Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 630 - Byzantine emperor Heraclius restores the True Cross to Jerusalem. Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar) Busch Memorial Stadium, paid for and built by the brewery in the mid-1960s, was recently demolished and replaced by a new ballpark. Busch Memorial Stadium, or Busch Stadium was the home of the St Anheuser-Busch signed an agreement for the new ballpark to retain the "Busch Stadium" name on the new building through 2025. Busch Stadium (also referred to informally as " New Busch Stadium " or " Busch Stadium III " is the home of the St Busch Stadium (also referred to informally as " New Busch Stadium " or " Busch Stadium III " is the home of the St
Anheuser-Busch delivers its products to retailers through a large network of wholesalers and distributors. Wholesaling is the sale of Goods or Merchandise to Retailers to industrial commercial institutional or other professional Business users  In the United States, there are about 800 of these; One of the largest is Hensley & Co. in Phoenix, Arizona, with yearly sales of over 20 million cases of Anheuser-Busch beers. Hensley & Co is an Anheuser-Busch Beer Wholesaler and distributor headquartered in the West Phoenix area and one of the largest privately Phoenix (ˈfiːˌnɪks O'odham Skikik, Yavapai Wasinka, Western Apache Fiinigis, Navajo Hoozdo, , and whose chair is Cindy Hensley McCain, the wife of the presumptive Republican Presidential nominee for 2008, Senator John McCain of Arizona.
Patrick Stokes is the current Chairman. Patrick T Stokes is the former president and CEO of Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc August Busch IV is the President and CEO. August Anheuser Busch IV (born 1964 is the great-great-grandson of Anheuser-Busch founder Adolphus Busch, the son of former chairman president and CEO August Both men assumed their titles on December 1, 2006.
A chronology of past corporate leaders (President and CEO) is as follows: