A-B Forms Spirits Division, Test Markets First Product

Published: 11/15/2005

ST. LOUIS - The world's largest brewer this month announced the formation of a separate spirits subsidiary.According to Dow Jones Newswires, Anheuser-Busch Cos. said its Long Tail Libations Inc. will develop, test and market distilled spirits. The company on Nov. 1 began test marketing its first product, Jekyll & Hyde, two bottles of different spirits designed to be mixed together in one drink.