There is a distinct to the Five Articles today, and it is a familiar one. One of the cool things about the United States is it is in a constant state of evolving into the more perfect union it purports to be. People are constantly fighting to expand the rights this country professes to love. Sometimes it is just about allowing consumers to buy beer and sometimes it’s about treating people who are different than you, whom you may not completely understand fairly.
- I mean seriously. Whoever sent the letter mentioned here should have just sent a few large and scary men to the breweries and had them tell the owners, “It would be a damn shame if something were to happen to all this nice brewery equipment.”
- Here is yet another bill that will overly complicate the concept of selling beer in a retail location. I have no idea what the results of this bill will be long term, but any scheme this complicated will eventually fall under its own weight somehow.
- This Georgia growler story just fascinates me because it is a microcosm of what is happening in almost every state in this country when someone tries to change alcohol laws that are at least 40 years old and often date back all the way to the end of Prohibition.
- It has to be hard going from the rebellious upstart to the venerable old standard bearer. Sam Adams was the first craft beer many of us drank. Now, it’s become a victim of the world it helped create.
- Here is another round of what is craft? At some point, we will get tired of doing this every other week.
- Here is a bonus for any of my North Carolina readers and anyone else who cares about fairness and how state governance should work.