Publisher's description -- Brewing Battles is the comprehensive story of American beer and the American brewing industry, from its colonial beginnings to the present. Although todayU+2019s beer companies have their roots in pre-Prohibition business, historical developments since Repeal have affected the industry over all, from individual brewers like Anheuser-Busch to the micro-brewers, and have influenced the tastes and habits of beer-drinking consumers as well. This book explains beer as a business and as a pleasure in America .Neo-temperance advocates feel that liquor taxes can acorrect for the external costs associated with alcohol consumption. ... Since 1968 a quarter of the states have enacted keg registration legislation and twenty-one states currently have policies mandating either ... Recently, the brewing giant August A. Busch III, argued for.
|Publisher||:||Algora Publishing - 2008|