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Again, craft beer aficionados , be careful what you ask for…

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On Sunday night, I posted a brief post speculating about the future of craft beer in Florida. The post surmised what might happen if the craft industry got everything some in the industry say they want. I put forth a scenario in which sweeping changes to the law would inspire the mega brewers to buy up smaller ones and open up their own “brew pubs” or “tasting rooms” – or whatever the new law would allow. Cue the Rod Serling music. On Tuesday, Brewbound (a pro-craft beer publication) published…

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Craft brewers may need to be careful what they ask for

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Let me start by saying I am a huge craft beer fan. I love craft beer. I love the very idea of craft beer. I love the taste, the smell and heck I even love the interesting artwork on the bottles. I especially love the pick-yourself-up-by-the bootstraps grit of the craft beer business folks. But I can’t help but wonder; what might happen if the crafties get what they want from Florida lawmakers? 64 ounce growlers? Check. Got that. No brainer. A few…

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