Anheuser-Busch Cans Water for Firefighters; Kirin Tests Plastic Beer Bottles

August 25, 2015

Plus, rapper E-40 is releasing branded malt liquor.

— Mixed news for fans of French wines. A lack of rain is causing a 1 percent drop in French grape harvests this year, with the Burgundy and Champagne regions experiencing a particularly steep 11 percent decrease in production, according to France 24. But on the bright side, the industry is expecting a particularly exceptional 2015 vintage thanks to all that heat.

— Anheuser-Busch is once again spreading the good will vibes. According NBC, the brewery giant is sending 51,744 cans of water to firefighters battling blazes in Washington state. Approximately 16 wildfires are…