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And now, for some happy talk – by which I mean a non-corporate, “little-d” democratic, and altogether-pleasurable economic development that’s spreading across our country. In a word: Beer.
More specifically, craft breweries are flourishing from Maine to Oregon, with happy hopheads in town after town now able to boast of their own local, unique, zesty, and fun batch of suds. While Anheuser-Busch (now owned by a German conglomerate) and MillerCoors (partially-owned by Canadians) still dominate America’s beer market, sales of the no