The Summer Brew Taking On Budweiser, Miller and Coors
By Larry Olmsted
While I certainly enjoy the occasional beer, I drink a lot less of it than wine and spirits, and I’m not a serious craft beer guy. I appreciate the process and the passion, I seek out local beer when I travel, and I have been to too many craft breweries to recall them all. But it has always seemed to me that the emphasis of the industry has been too heavily focused on heavy, heavily hopped, high alcohol beers, or esoteric options like coffee and fruit flavors (before you write in hate mail, remember the part about “seems to me” – it might seem different to you).