Beer Sales Way Down. Cause? Weed.

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  1. BigBluefish

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    So, are we to infer that all these beer drinkers are just trying to get wasted?

    https://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/beer-sales-in-the-toilet-pot-gets-blamed

    I don't know, but I like beer because it tastes good. If I wanted to get drunk, I'd just pound a few vodka drinks or a pitcher of Margaritas. But I kinda lost interest in that about two score and a few years ago.

    It would be a pity if the craft/microbrew industry really took a hit. So much great stuff out there, now.

    Got to keep the masses happy and passive right? State gov'ts. aren't just enthusiastic about this for the tax revenue. In a few years, there will be a whole lot more 20-something tokers than beer drinkers. And just wait 'til the UK jumps on the pot train and goes anti-alcohol. Oh, it's coming; don't think it's not. Give it two-three years. All those pubs, some have been there for hundreds of years, will be gone. A real pity.

    Yeah, at that point, we'll know it's pretty much time to kiss Western civilization good-bye.
     
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  3. Ross-in-Pa

    Ross-in-Pa Western Pa

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    Well, I am not gonna do the MJ thing, so I guess I better step up on the beer drinking. You know, to help the industry.....
     
  4. FullClip

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    Doing my part to keep the suds flowing here!

    Besides, saying, "hey, hold my joint and watch this" just doesn't see right for some reason.
     
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  5. Desert Kraut

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    Sorry. I was on a road trip and couldn't drink and drive, but I am back home now. Record beer sales will resume.
     
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    Slackinoff Bathed in lavender and gasoline

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    I live in a college town, some of the bars have actually shut down and weeds not even legal here. Young folks just aint interested in getting sloshed no more.
     
  7. Captain Steinbrenner

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    What’s healthier?
    MJ or alcohol?
    It seems both are nocive AF.


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  8. -JCN-

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    In other news, Dorito sales are waaaaay up.....

    :D
     
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    Another marijuana related tragedy.
     
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  10. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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    Beer sales are down I think the designer beer industry fad has run it's course it has for me ! Back to plain good old cold beer !
     
  12. LordAnderson

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    People over 25 generally drink for the relaxing buzz, not to get drunk and stumble around. Sometimes they don't realize that "just one more" or "one more for the road" was a bad idea and end up on police dash/bodycam.

    I'd venture to say that booze accounts for the majority of LE calls and that people getting stoned at home and raiding their pantry would be great for them.
     
  13. fastbolt

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    The regular cycle will kick in ...

    Cravings for salty munchies will generate a thirst for more beer.

    If someone can be so easily lured to sit at home and smoke dope, they aren't serious beer aficionados, anyway. (Probably Bud, Coors, Oly, Miller and PBR drinkers.)

    Leave the craft beer for the real craft beer drinkers.
     
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    Everyone head over to Keith's beer thread! Ain't no doob that tastes as good as a barrel aged stout.
     
  15. fastbolt

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    Well, that's just ... cringe-worthy.

    I try to never get in the way of people who want to devolve their abilities and skills by coloring outside the lines and thinking they're somehow the Jackson Pollock of shooting techniques. ;)
     
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    Who drinks beer to get high? Oh I know, teenagers.
     
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    Ole fashioned revival time..let's get woman involved again.

    Lips-that-touch-liquor.jpg
     
  18. Dave514

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    I can tell by all those NA beer sales that it's just about the taste.
     
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    Your stout would taste even better with a "doob".
     
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  20. BigBluefish

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    By the looks of those gals, I think only lips that have touched a considerable amount of liquor have touched theirs.