Drinkers sue Anheuser-Busch for 'watering down' beer

Beer drinkers in the US have filed a $5m (£3.3m) lawsuit accusing Anheuser-Busch of watering down its beer, including Budweiser and Michelob.

The lawsuits, filed in Pennsylvania, California and other states, claim consumers have been cheated out of the alcohol content stated on beer labels.

Lead lawyer Josh Boxer told BBC News that former employees had alleged that the systematic watering down of beer was a "corporate process".

Anheuser-Busch InBev have called the claims "completely false", and said in a statement "our beers are in full compliance with labelling laws".

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