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(SFGate)   Australian brewer SABMiller makes hostile $10 billion bid to take over rival Foster's. Everything in Australia always ends up being hostile when enough beer is involved   (sfgate.com) divider line 18
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2011-08-19 11:45:00 AM
HOW TO SPEAK AUSTRALIAN

"A dingo ate me baby! Someone wanna play Knifey-Spoony?"

American.
 
2011-08-19 11:47:43 AM
Foster's: "Australian for Busch"
 
2011-08-19 12:00:18 PM
SABMiller is not Australian.
 
2011-08-19 12:05:50 PM
Why would Fosters be worth $10 Billion? Nobody in Australia drinks it, and the only place that offers it in the US is Outback Steakhouse.
 
2011-08-19 12:35:44 PM

bhcompy: SABMiller is not Australian.

 
2011-08-19 12:39:01 PM
Australian beer on beer violence!
 
2011-08-19 12:41:51 PM
SAB = South African Breweries
/worked for them, kick, etc.
 
2011-08-19 01:02:31 PM
So SABMiller, a multinational piss water brewer wants to add the most infamous OZ piss water brew to its stable and this is news why?
 
2011-08-19 01:15:23 PM
I always enjoy teaqsing my aussie friends about fosters or as they put it "That bloody tourist beer!"
 
2011-08-19 01:52:16 PM
What "Australia For Beer" might look like...

www.angloaustraliantrading.com
 
2011-08-19 02:08:36 PM

nausea001: SAB = South African Breweries
/worked for them, kick, etc.


You want to fight our takeover? DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY!
 
2011-08-19 02:41:29 PM

TheGreatGazoo: Why would Fosters be worth $10 Billion? Nobody in Australia drinks it, and the only place that offers it in the US is Outback Steakhouse.


It's like coors in colorado. Only tourists and frat boys drink it.
 
2011-08-19 03:02:12 PM
What is so "hostile" about a "hostile take over?" Are they using Huns to storm the head quarters....
 
2011-08-19 03:23:20 PM
So, they want to buy the oil can beer. Have at it, fellas.
 
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2011-08-19 06:02:58 PM
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2011-08-19 09:51:56 PM

TheGreatGazoo: Why would Fosters be worth $10 Billion? Nobody in Australia drinks it, and the only place that offers it in the US is Outback Steakhouse.


the company is big though. no one drinks fosters, but they have a ton of other brands (and happen to own carlton united breweries, which does one of the most popular beers..)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foster%27s_Group (new window)

/prefer little creatures..
//or james squire...
 
2011-08-19 11:47:49 PM

pregerstheHobo: TheGreatGazoo: Why would Fosters be worth $10 Billion? Nobody in Australia drinks it, and the only place that offers it in the US is Outback Steakhouse.

It's like coors in colorado. Only tourists and frat boys drink it.


Slander, I say, slander! Even our frat boys have more taste than that!
 
2011-08-22 08:56:30 PM
in the United States and Canadian markets, Molson brews and sells Foster's Lager under license
 
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