The beer necessities of life
A lot of beer in the news lately!
“Every dollar Canadians spend on beer generates $1.12 for the country, according to a new report from the Conference Board of Canada.”
“Yap said public submissions to his liquor-review website have been 80-per-cent positive on the concept of shopping for beer and wine at the same place you buy your milk and bread.
“Private liquor stores see a threat and they’re not happy about it.”
“Church-in-a-pub is a Forth Worth, Texas congregation that enjoys craft beer with Sunday evening services. The meetings are described as “salvation and everlasting life with really good beer.”
“Morette, who is raising about 50 Thanksgiving turkeys this year, has been giving his birds beer since 1993, when he and his workers popped open a few cans after work on a hot July day. A turkey knocked one over and started drinking, he said, and they’ve been sipping the suds ever since.”
“John Sleeman of Sleeman Breweries Ltd. said rules imposed after Prohibition transformed a crime-ridden industry into one that pays high taxes, helps battle social problems such as drunk driving and accounts for almost one percentage point of gross domestic product. While not advocating the move, he said in an interview in the Bloomberg News Ottawa bureau that the model could be applied to pot.”