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Anheuser-Busch Merrimack Brewery Hosts Show N’ Shine Car Show

MERRIMACK, N.H. (July 19, 2007) – Whether rain or shine, car enthusiasts will display hundreds of classic, dragster and muscle cars in the 34th Show N’ Shine Car Show on Sunday, Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Anheuser-Busch brewery in Merrimack.

In 2006, more than 10,000 people visited the show and 649 cars were exhibited. The event is presented by the New Hampshire Street Rod Association and will benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation in New Hampshire.

“At last year’s show, Make-A-Wish collected $15,218 in donations,” said Pete Cotnoir, coordinator for the Merrimack car show. “It was enough money to fully fund the wishes of four very special children.”

While visiting the show, car enthusiasts also may take a free tour of the Anheuser-Busch Merrimack brewery and learn how the leading American brewer makes its beers. Daily tours are conducted 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. After the tour, guests who are 21 years of age or older may sample Anheuser-Busch premium beers and visit the Clydesdale Hamlet – the Northeastern home of the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales. Gift Shop hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Clydesdale Camera Day is held between 1 and 3 p.m., the first Saturday of each month. Guests can watch bring their cameras to take pictures with a world-famous Budweiser Clydesdale.

Remaining Budweiser Clydesdale Camera Days for 2007 are: Aug. 4, Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1.

More than 61,000 people tour the Merrimack brewery each year. For more information or to make reservations for groups of 15 or more to tour the brewery located at 221 Daniel Webster Highway, call 603.595.1202 or visit

Based in St. Louis, Anheuser Busch is the leading American brewer, holding a 48.4 percent share of U.S. beer sales. The company brews the world’s largest-selling beers, Budweiser and Bud Light. Anheuser Busch also owns a 50 percent share in Grupo Modelo, Mexico’s leading brewer, and a 27 percent share in China brewer Tsingtao, whose namesake beer brand is the country’s best-selling premium beer. Anheuser-Busch ranked No. 1 among beverage companies in FORTUNE Magazine’s Most Admired U.S. and Global Companies lists in 2007. Anheuser Busch is one of the largest theme park operators in the United States, is a major manufacturer of aluminum cans and one of the world’s largest recyclers of aluminum cans. For more information, visit

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