A Sane Lone Voice Amongst the Chaos

In a sea of over-the-top articles last week bemoaning the brewers' routine and modest Fall price increase, some with a pinch of demagoguery added, it was good to see that at least one in the mainstream press took the BBD view that prices are still lagging costs in the beer industry. The piece written by David Niclaus of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch points out that the brewers have actually "smoothed out the effect on beer drinkers" since "g rain prices rose sharply between 2005 and 2008, and the brewers didn't pass on the whole increase." ..

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