AS FILED WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ON March 11, 2002 Post-Effective Amendment No. 4 to Reg'n Statement No. 33-4664 _________________________________________________________________ SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549 FORM S-8 POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT No. 4 TO REGISTRATION STATEMENT Under THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 _________________________________ ANHEUSER-BUSCH COMPANIES, INC. (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) Delaware 43-11628 (State or other jurisdiction (IRS Employer of incorporation or organization) Identification No.) One Busch Place St. Louis, Missouri 63118 (Address of principal executive offices) __________________________ ANHEUSER-BUSCH COMPANIES, INC. Incentive Stock Option/Non-Qualified Stock Option Plan (Full title of the plan) __________________________ JoBeth G. Brown, Esq. Copies to: Vice President and Secretary John A. Niemoeller, Esq. Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. The Stolar Partnership One Busch Place 911 Washington Avenue, 7th Fl St. Louis, Missouri 63118 St. Louis, Missouri 63101 (Name and address of agent for service) (314) 577-3314 (Telephone number of agent for service) Removing from registration the shares not yet issued to participants, and supplying certain exhibits. ________________________________________________________________________________ The Anheuser-Busch Incentive Stock Option/Non-Qualified Stock Option Plan (the "Plan") has expired, and, all options issued under it have either been exercised or terminated. In accordance with the undertaking of the Registrant given pursuant to Item 512(a)(3) of Regulation S-K, the Registrant hereby: (1) removes from registration the 4,515,452 shares of the Registrant's common stock which presently are registered under registration statement No. 33-4664, but which had not been issued to Plan participants and, because of the termination of the Plan, never will be so issued; and (2) supplies an additional exhibit described in Part II. PART II INFORMATION REQUIRED IN THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT Item 8. Exhibits Exhibit 24.4 Power of Attorney SIGNATURES Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all the requirements for filing on Form S-8 and has duly caused this amendment to registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of St. Louis, State of Missouri, on March 11, 2002. ANHEUSER-BUSCH COMPANIES, INC. By: /s/ JOBETH G. BROWN JoBeth G. Brown, Vice President and Secretary) Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this amendment to registration statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated: Signature Title Date August A. Busch III* Chairman of the Board March 11,2002 (August A. Busch III) and President and Director (Principal Executive Officer) II-1 W. Randolph Baker* Vice President and March 11, 2002 (W. Randolph Baker) Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial Officer) John F. Kelly* Vice President and March 11, 2002 (John F. Kelly) Controller (Principal Accounting Officer) Bernard A. Edison* Director March 11, 2002 (Bernard A. Edison) Carlos Fernandez* Director March 11,2002 (Carlos Fernandez) John E. Jacob* Director March 11,2002 (John E. Jacob) James R. Jones* Director March 11,2002 (James R. Jones) Charles F. Knight* Director March 11,2002 (Charles F. Knight) Vernon R. Loucks, Jr.* Director March 11,2002 (Vernon R. Loucks, Jr.) Vilma S. Martinez* Director March 11,2002 (Vilma S. Martinez) James B. Orthwein* Director March 11,2002 (James B. Orthwein) William Porter Payne* Director March 11,2002 (William Porter Payne) Joyce M. Roche'* Director March 11, 2002 (Joyce M. Roche') __________________ Director (Henry Hugh Shelton) Patrick T. Stokes* (Patrick T. Stokes) March 11, 2002 II-2 Andrew C. Taylor* (Andrew C. Taylor) March 11, 2002 ______________________ Director (Douglas A. Warner III) Edward E. Whitacre, Jr.* Director March 11,2002 (Edward E. Whitacre, Jr.) * By: /s/ JOBETH G. BROWN JoBeth G. Brown Attorney-in-Fact EXHIBIT INDEX Exhibit 24.4 Power of Attorney Exhibits not incorporated by reference are filed electronically.