Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup
So are we drinking cheap beer again or not? While American sales might be down, distributors are backing off of the craft beer craze and pushing “cheap beer” ad campaigns further. I guess we’ll just have to wait and see. But it’s okay, because we still have Sam Calagione to show us how we’ve been drinking our beers wrong all along anyway.
If you saw last week’s Growler, then you’ll know that there was more at stake than national pride for the USA vs. Canada hockey game. And even though we didn’t take home the win, we stayed true to our word. ‘MERICA!
It looks like American beer drinkers are starting to develop a sense of taste.
“Economy Beer” sales may have taken a nose dive when unemployment spiked, but big-name breweries aren’t giving them the boot. Instead, they’re taking a step back from the craft beer trend and refocusing on “the working man’s drink of choice: cheap beer.” So expect a few more Keystone Light “Smooth” ads coming soon.
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If you’re not having an intimate moment while you drink your beer, you’re doing it wrong.
Have you ever tried a cheap beer and not been able to put the taste you’re experiencing into words? Don’t worry, this wine expert will do it for you.