Wave 3, “Kentucky beer battle compromise sought by lawmakers”

“Several lawmakers asked Anheuser-Busch and craft brewers Thursday to forge a compromise and prevent the legislature from making a difficult choice.

The two sides are at odds over House Bill 168, the so-called “beer battle” legislation sponsored by House Speaker Greg Stumbo. It would force Anheuser-Busch to sell its two Kentucky distributorships and prevent other out-of-state brewers from buying more.

Craft brewers fear A-B will purchase more distributorships and not allow small brewers’ beer to market.”

Read more at: http://www.wave3.com/story/28097736/nearly-200-jobs-at-stake-as-beer-battle-rages-on