More Pour into Craft Beer Market, but it’s not a Bubble

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As the beer industry descended on Denver for the Great American Beer Festival, signs of the craft beer boom were all around.

In attendance were more than 630 breweries, the lucky ones able to quickly snag a spot before registration closed in just an hour and 40 minutes. Hundreds more breweries were on the wait list.

The brewers in Denver represented just a portion of the more than 2,500 breweries operating in the United States—the most since Prohibition. What’s more, there are 1,500 other breweries in the planning stage.

With all the growth, many in the craft beer industry attending the festival frequently turned to the same question: How far can the craft boom go?

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Critics Slam Brewery’s Dallas Blonde Beer for Promoting “Rape Culture”

The Deep Ellum Brewing Co.’s Dallas Blonde beer  says the drink ‘goes down easy.’

The Deep Ellum Brewing Co.’s Dallas Blonde beer says the drink ‘goes down easy.’

A Texas brewery has sparked outrage with an advertisement for its Dallas Blonde beer, which it says “goes down easy.”

Deep Ellum Brewing Co. is under fire for its controversial promo campaign to mark the alcoholic brew’s first birthday.

Critics say bosses are relying on “rape culture,” with the catchphrase and logo of a doll wearing a blond wig to sell the product.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/critics-slam-dallas-blonde-beer-promoting-rape-culture-article-1.1492524#ixzz2iTk5cJXR
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