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Bud, Michelob watered
down beers, lawsuit alleges

Associated Press, by Maryclaire Dale

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Posted By:Ribicon, 2/27/2013 2:10:51 PM

Philadelphia — Beer lovers across the U.S. have accused Anheuser-Busch of watering down its Budweiser, Michelob and other brands, in class-action suits seeking millions in damages. The suits, filed in Pennsylvania, California and other states, claim consumers have been cheated out of the alcohol content stated on labels. Budweiser and Michelob each boast of being 5% alcohol, while some light versions are said to be just over 4%. The lawsuits are based on information from former employees at the company´s 13 U.S. breweries, some in high-level plant positions, according to lead lawyer Josh Boxer of San Rafael, Calif.

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One would be hard-pressed to tell the difference.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: melman, 2/27/2013 2:19:47 PM     (No. 9199328)

Don´t know how they can even classify the stuff as beer.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: country boy, 2/27/2013 2:24:00 PM     (No. 9199340)

Wacky story. Alcohol content is very simple to check, any home brew dude can verify a bottle of Bud.

And if they ARE putting water in it, it´s just to cut the carb count.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: john56, 2/27/2013 2:24:54 PM     (No. 9199342)

Oh, goodie. Isn´t that trial in Arizona of the girl who killed her boyfriend that nobody ever heard of but is wall-to-wall on CNN, HLN, and Court TV nearly over?

This is the next one in line, right?

Should easily occupy the mind of the LowInfo voter past the next election cycle.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Videodrone, 2/27/2013 3:08:35 PM     (No. 9199406)

I´m of the same opinion of my Canadian brothers

"Beer under 7% is only good for Breakfast, the children and the elderly"


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Reply 5 - Posted by: obviousity, 2/27/2013 3:13:30 PM     (No. 9199413)

Last I remember, in California, "beer" was by definition 3.2% -- hence the moniker: malt liquor.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mikkins2, 2/27/2013 3:13:46 PM     (No. 9199414)

I knew it! I should have puked all over myself and passed out 4 beers ago!

Those bastards!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bnrmusa, 2/27/2013 3:15:23 PM     (No. 9199417)

Huma Lupa Licious, puts anything A-B makes to shame. Shorts Brewery, Bellaire Michigan.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/27/2013 3:19:38 PM     (No. 9199427)

Don´t blame A/B.........they were bought out a few years back by Euro conglomerate In-Bev.

As ever, it´s the Euro´s fault.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 2/27/2013 3:35:56 PM     (No. 9199456)

And here I thought I was losing my charm...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 2/27/2013 4:01:13 PM     (No. 9199505)

Now you´ll have to drink until 1AM so she starts looking good

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Reply 11 - Posted by: sternben, 2/27/2013 4:40:59 PM     (No. 9199570)

This sounds like the shysters looking for a class action suit.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Historybuff, 2/27/2013 5:20:30 PM     (No. 9199617)

like making love in a canoe. . .

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Reply 13 - Posted by: rod reese, 2/28/2013 8:01:37 AM     (No. 9200457)

Real beer is not made with rice.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/28/2013 8:02:23 AM     (No. 9200459)

And remember, #7- ´Shorts´ spelled backwards is ´Strohs´. ( Michigan joke)

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