Proposed Budweiser-Miller-Coors 'Beerhemoth' Draws Senate Scrutiny

Lee is promising a full review of the proposed beer merger. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

A proposed mega beer merger has the Senate's attention.  

The chairman and ranking member of the Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Senate Judiciary Subcommittee are pledging to review any final agreement for the acquisition of SABMiller by Anheuser-Busch InBev. It's a merger that would bring together brands such as Budweiser, Miller and Coors.  

Beer Taxes, Regs a Bipartisan Issue

(Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Fighting beer regulations and taxes has brought members of both parties together.  

Lawmakers in both parties have been worried the Food and Drug Administration would impose new regulations restricting the repurposing of grains used in the brewing process that currently get used as animal feed.