Beer sales up, but Anheuser-Busch sees 3Q profit drop

Thursday, November 6, 2008 | 7:00 p.m. CST

MILWAUKEE — Anheuser-Busch Cos Inc. saw its third-quarter profit drop nearly 6 percent because of charges related to its pending sale to InBev, but revenue rose as it raised prices on the majority of its brands and gained market share.