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Anheuser-Busch Buying Spree a Wake-up Call for Florida Craft Brewers

John F. Kennedy, in an address to Canada’s Parliament, once remarked of America’s relationship with the nation to our north, “Geography has made us neighbors…. Economics has made us partners. And necessity has made us allies. Those whom nature hath …

Eric Criss: Beer regulations protect our communities

Today, America is brewing the best beer in the world, and lots of it. In 1978, there were less than 100 American breweries. Now, there are more than 2500! Craft beer sales consistently grow around 15 percent annually while better …

Commentary: Craft Beer — It’s Good For Florida

Tampa is home to one of the finest craft brewers in the state of Florida, indeed the nation–Joey Redner’s Cigar City Brewing. Mr. Redner has elevated the unique history of the Tampa Bay area through, of all things, great beer!  …

Don’t Count Your Majorities Before They’re Hatched

One would have to be pretty much living under a rock to miss the emerging conventional wisdom that momentum for control of Congress has moved to the Republicans. Maintaining their majority in the House has long been agreed to be …