Skip to comments.This is new to usí: Charleston area breweries may dump beer as pandemic kills keg sales
Posted on 04/23/2020 9:41:08 AM PDT by onona
With draft beer sales virtually zeroed out thanks to the mandated closure of on-premise drinking due to the coronavirus pandemic, Charleston area brewers may soon have to dispose of full kegs of beer that have gone stale in distributors warehouses.
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Noooooooooooo!!!! We ride at dawn!
First milk, then chickens, now BEER! THAT’S IT! END THE LOCKDOWN NOW!
That’s what I call alcohol abuse!
“The End is Near!”
Could they use the alcohol for disinfectant wipes?
Dump it in the harbor and call it the Charlestown Beer Party
I’ll take some off their hands. To me that would be an essential activity.
Must be like 70% or higher.
Getting from 5% to 75% will be a challenge.
Paging Eliot Ness and the Untouchables.
Because beer won’t keep for a few months?
If I live on nothing but beer and tobacco, am I a vegan?
Totally expected this thread to be like the “We’re out of coffee” scene from Airplane 2. Did not disappoint.
First a flu pandemic, then a depression, then kegs of beer being dumped.
It’s like reliving the entire 20th. Century on fast-forward.
>> Because beer wont keep for a few months? <<
Mebbe some town can spare its water tank? But even so: did you ever read how Flint’s water crisis happened? It sounded like a slam-dunk: use the now-much-cleaner river water at a tiny, tiny fraction of the municipal water. They tested it, and it was absolutely safe. The problem was that the perfectly good water hit the outdated, should-have-been-replaced, slum-hole water pipes and picked up lead THERE.
The beer company probably figures the safety engineering needed to protect them from some unforeseeable problem simply isn’t worth it.
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