ANY of the really giant corporations are going to be under ESG pressure and will be “lead” by graduates of Harvard, Yale, Brown, whatever. They WILL be “woke” to some degree until beaten into submission by a greater countervailing force (and they believe there is no greater force…)
So Bud Lite went all wokey woke and is headed for the dumpster. Coors had done some modest woke stuff in the past, so is “under suspicion” (we’ll see if they do more stupid stuff, or if they can learn by the example of others…). BUT, Coors is part of the Molsen / Miller / Coors conglomerate. Yes, THE other major globalist beer duopoly.
And it looks like Miller Lite has decided to hop on the Bud Lite Train To Oblivion when anyone with 1/2 a functioning brain would look at present events are realize the best thing to do would be to SHUT UP, SIT DOWN, AND RAKE IN THE EXCESS PROFITS. But no…
They’ve decided to go on an Anti-Women-Sexuality kick and assert a lie (“women made all the beer”) along with the notion that “We men” put women in “Bikinis”. Um, women buy them, and wear them, to attract the men they want. BTW, for generations, the smithy was where folks went to socialize and get some beer. See, working at a forge is hot and sweaty work. The smith needed a lot of fuel and hydration, which comes nicely in beer. So… Most smiths had a brewing operation going on. You could not afford to buy that much beer, so you made your own. Most smiths, you see, are men.
Now I’m quite certain that throughout history there were many women brewers. Zymology and zymurgy (great Scrabble words, BTW) was often a large part of running a home kitchen. LOTS of foods were traditionally fermented at home, and a lot of it was done by women “in the kitchen”. So yes, I’m sure women did a lot of fermenting, and that includes barley and beer. BUT, the assertion it was “women in service of men making all the beer” is a flat out lie. Everybody liked the beer and everybody made it.
Make “beer making” into a sexist act is a fraud on history.
Yet that’s what Molsen / Miller / Coors has decided to do. So “screw ’em”.
And that boys and girls is why I mostly by Sam Adam’s Lager. They pledge fealty to the German Beer Purity Law, and not much else. Yuengling is also a traditional honest brewer who makes a very nice beer. I’ve had it and like it. But, for me, they use some corn in making it (gives a softer flavor) and that gives me a bit of gastric “looseness”… So I can’t buy it for me, but will buy it for others.
So there you have it. Those are the 2 widely distributed non-Duopoly beers you are most likely to find and enjoy. There’s a LOT of minor brewers around the country, and I’d support them, too. You will need to watch out for things like Elysian that was an independent craft beer but got sucked up by AB Inbev (Bud).
What prompted this? An exposee video from The Quartering:
So there you have it. Time to support “The Little Guys” and tell Globalist Near Beer to go stuff it.
In the context of my little narrative this makes sense…
There does definitely seem to be a coordinated attack on traditional gender roles.
Henry Weinhard’s Private Reserve was a Portland OR beer. It became a Molson Coors economy brand and, now, with 10 others is discontinued. A list of all the deceased brands is here:
A while ago we noted the Malone Institute’s list of WEF graduates.
It wouldn’t be surprising to find connections between those graduates and the “Woke Marketing” policies & practices.
Any suggestions on how to track those connections?
Sorry to hear that. I’d enjoyed Henry W. in college and wondered what had happened to it…
THE big problem there is separating “attended for the information” from “True Believers!!!”. Putin was a WEF person. Clearly he was there just to gather intel and not as a True Believer…
So I would assert “You will know them by their deeds” is the ruler to use. Justin Turdo’h is clearly a True Believer and you know this by his “Steal Trucker Funding” and “Lock up those who do not like me” behaviours. Putin is “off the reservation” and you know this by the law banning pro-L-Giblet legislation and Gay Grooming… along with his resistance against NATO / GEB / Color Revolution destruction of his Nationalist Government.
A lot of beer was brewed in the old days as it entailed boiling the ingredients and it was realised that it was a lot safer than drinking untreated water which was gathered from rivers and streams down stream of someones effluent . The Thames for example was an open sewer until the mid 19th century. Most of the beer was brewed as small beer which had a low alcohol content and thus safe for even children to drink.
The Benny Show has a good rant about the Miller Fiasco In The Making. He points out that the perpetrators are busy nuking their social media accounts and hiding the ad in question… also covers the point that the present ad is “shaming” the women in the prior ads (the ones in sexy wear) and that’s not a good thing for women to be doing to each other.
Fridge now contains some Pabst Blue Ribbon. (Yeah, I know, made for Pabst under contract in a Miller facility, but “not a Molsen / Miller / Coors brand” and at a lower profit margin for them (they tried to ditch the contract and got sued…)
Sam Adam’s is getting a bit harder to find lately. A week or so ago I bought the last 12 pack in my local store… and I’m sure they put out more since then, but the gas station down the street doesn’t carry it… thus the Pabst.
I prefer Modelo Especial, but I also have some PBR’s in the fridge. PBR’s go especially well with bottom shelf bourbon.
Women are the future,heck if there were no women there’d be no beer ; ) or anything else for that matter….
….if a rooster laid an egg on the peak of a roof,which side would the egg roll down?
It seems like Budweiser is catering to steers, while the other brand is catering to the cows that think they’re bulls….interesting times
So, the Texas beer situation:
Pabst bought Lone Star Beer (of San Antonio TX) for the brand name alone and sold rights to brew the bubbles to Miller SABM, operating around here in Fort Worth. Miller SABM sold their own rights to “Miller” to Moulson-Coors, so the Fort Worth Miller-made Pabst branded Texas icon “Lone Star” is actually another product of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (abbreviated as AB InBev).
That leaves us Shiner…
There are a number of craft breweries in my area, so I have a few options. I imagine that most of them are somewhat woke since nearly all of them are run by millennials, but they’re not too in your face about it. Worst case, I’ll brew my own. I’ve been doing a simple ginger beer that is fairly low in alcohol, but tastes really good.
I’m using Coopers DIY Beer kits.
Coopers is the last major Oz owned brewer and also sells the kits in various recipes.
IIRC their US headquarters is in Arizona.
Um… Close, but…
Pabst did buy up several brewers of old (including Olympia & Hamms…) but they did not sell the “rights” to anyone else.. They instead signed a Brewing Contract with Miller – Coors (after Miller bought Coors and merged). So Miller-Coors would do the actual brewing, but the beer belonged to Pabst and was sold / distributed by Pabst. ‘
Molsen then merged with Miller-Coors and now it is Molsen_Coors. They didn’t want a contract that didn’t make much money but used a lot of their capacity, so tried to cancel the contract. This went off to court when Pabst sued. Apparently on realizing it was a pretty strong contract and they might be on the hook for $Millions of damages (AND an anti-trust finding that could break them up – since Pabst asserted there was no alternative contract brewer big enough so clearly Molsen-Coors was trying to put the competition out of business…) suddenly Molsen-Coors had a change of heart and said they would honor the contract after all…
So Lone Star is still a “Product of Pabst Company” sold by them, but brewed under a bulk contract between Pabst and Molsen-Coors company.
AB Inbev / Ambev doesn’t enter into it at all. They were a separate merger of Inbev (International Beverage IIRC) and Budweiser Corp. InBev bringing the load of South American and Mexican brands (like Modelo and Carona) and Budweiser bringing some North American and European brands (Stella Artois).
Note that for the Molsen-Coors merger to complete, they sold a lot of SAB Miller stuff to AB Inbev (but kept the Miller and Coors brands). This makes it complicated to follow all the ownership of the minor brands… but I put a list of them in a prior posting. Also, AB InBev at one point had to divest some brands so sold them to Asahi company (see below).
The process is all mergers and buyouts, not “selling rights” with the only Odd Bit being that Pabst doesn’t brew anything but a tiny bit in a brewpub (in Milwaukee I think…) and contracts all the bulk brewing of their brands to Molsen-Coors (that also owns Miller et. al.)
So there are two Giant Mega Brewers: AB InBev and Molsen-Coors; and one mid-sized Beer Marketing Operation in Pabst that contracts out the actual brewing and packaging of their beer to Molsen-Coors. Everybody else in the world is small change.
Among the small change, the two most notable are:
Sam Adam’s – who holds to the German Beer Purity Law and is publicly traded. (P.E. Ratio currently crazy high at something like 56, so not really an investment…) Chastises other beer giants for beer with odd junk like rice and corn in it; and also seems to push the patriotic angle but nothing woke.
Yuengling – Privately held company that’s making a good name for itself and seems to stay clear of politics and such.
There are others, like Heineken, which is a very tasty beer, but when I drink 3 or 4 whatever hops they use puts me to sleep… kind of a narcotic hops effect. Note that Grolsh is now owned by Asahi as part of the deal where AB InBev bought the minor brands owned by Miller-Coors while the actual Miller and Coors brands went to Molsen-Coors… yes “it’s complicated”… for more see:
So note that the Japanese and Chinese beers are also free of wokeness… FWIW, Asahi beer is quite good.
So I may go back to buying Grolsch at the Greenwise store nearby ;-)
Grolsch traditionally came in bottles with a wire clip rubber seal lid – perfect for home brewing.
Unfortunately now comes in crown seal bottles in Oz
We have lots of the traditional bottle with the ceramic plug / rubber seal / wire bale type. I think I may have also seen some crown cap bottles. I have about 24 of the traditional bottles for potential use in brewing my own again “someday”.
Josh: “….if a rooster laid an egg on the peak of a roof, which side would the egg roll down?”
The outside, of course. 😎
@H.R. & Josh:
Doesn’t it depend on the Roosters pronouns and if it has “transitioned” or not?
@Josh and E.M. –
*Whoosh!* That one was too early or too late for me, but it does raise an interesting issue about hypotheticals, actuals, and trannies.
1) If my granny had wheels, she’d be a wagon. You can embrace the hypothetical, but it doesn’t necessarily follow that granny would be a wagon. She could be a race car or a dump truck or a locomotive or what the actual result would be; she’s just my granny with wheels.
2) “….if a rooster laid an egg on the peak of a roof, which side would the egg roll down?” If we embrace the hypothetical, then we are left with answering the question about the rolling egg.
3) If some dude gets his peepee whacked, gets breast implants, and undergoes hormone therapy, then the trans dude is a woman. If we embrace the hypothetical, like granny, it doesn’t follow that the castrated, breast-enhanced, hormone-loaded dude is any sort of way. It’s just a dude that has been altered as aforementioned.
But the tranny madness is being presented like the rooster on the roof.
4) If some dude gets his peepee whacked, gets breast implants, and undergoes hormone therapy, what color would the babies be? Or perhaps, When would menopause occur?
We are being asked (more like forced) to embrace, not only a hypothetical, but now too many cases of the actual, and then asked (more like forced) to accept outcomes that do not follow as in examples 1 and 3.
But the wokerati are presenting example #4. And though a lot of people, like me, might have missed the ‘rooster’ part of the joke, they somehow clearly see that when it comes to trans men or women, it does not follow that any of the biological functions are then possible.
I find it interesting that many people will miss the rooster bit, but not very many are missing the trans equivalent to the rooster hypothetical. Why?
What I’ve tried to discuss is that trans is being sold by rushing past the question of whether the hypothetical is even possible and going straight to ‘answers’ that assume you’ve accepted the hypothetical as true. They bought into #4.
That’s why we get people who say, “trans women are women” and who believe men can have babies.
Oh, now I see it’s much the same for other things like BLM vs All Lives Matter; push the desired conclusion without examining the premise. But this is already too long.
Trans women AKA biological males lack a uterus and therefore cannot you know have babies
But trans men AKA biological females if they stopped taking their testosterone shots can get pregnant
So maybe it’s a trans rooster AK biological hen…
Exactly. If wishes were horses beggars would ride, so said my grandfather. Your perceptions and reality are not the same thing: ontology versus epistemology. It is far better to conform your perceptions to actuality, also known as reality; than try to conform reality to your perceptions. In the old days, that was the mental illness called delusion.
There’s a lot of mental illness going around.
It’s hard to imagine what the woke cult is thinking, so this is just a guess.
Sex is trending up; reproduction is passé. So it doesn’t matter if your equipment actually works. It’s all superficial these days.
I bet they brewed their own beer….
Pretty sure the woke cult doesn’t think, they’re just useful idiots…
My WAG is that it has something to do with the fourth Rock from the Sun
E.M., What is your take on the “remastered” Sam Adams lager?
Maybe we are over thinking these idiocies..
What if these Marketing VicePresidents creating so much damage to their employers are actually on the payroll of their competition?
Just as Sleepy Joe and Sleazy Trudeau are on the Chinese Communist Parties Payroll.
Buying out key traitors is way cheaper and more effective than open war or competition.
Thus the destruction of Bud Light and now Coors Lite?
It must be Yuengling ..
All the nags and scolds destroying their companies image and customer base,they work for the other guys..absolutely not the Board of Directors nor the CEOs fault..
Hard to imagine the premise of the Coors”Good Shit” add,every man of my aquaintance likes to kick back and enjoy a cold one,free of any lectures or personal improvement nagging..
Must be different over at Coors R Us.
@ John Robertson
Both companies are doing it, so you’re left with choose the lesser of two evils, or Brew Your Own.
I don’t think the intention is to increase sales, I think it’s much like the frog in the pot, except for there slowly trying to cause a paradigm shift in societal norms, I wouldn’t be surprised if It had something to do with the red planet
Re “My granny could be a wagon” etc
A cartoon the other day had a Corvette lining up for the Kentucky Derby on the grounds that
“My Chevy thinks it is a horse”
@another ian – And the commies attempting to deal the US a final blow would say it was A-Ok with them. If the Corvette is a mare, it will soon be producing offspring.
After all, where do you think we got ‘Pony’ cars from?
(There are 10 cars in the link.)
One thing about this, since trans are now all over media, has become very apparent – men make for really ugly women.
On the “Miller front”
“‘The Khmer Rouge Of Beer’: Megyn Kelly Panel Rips ‘Stalinist Spasm’ Miller Light Ad”
Seems like History Channel really jumped the shark, with all the Ancient Aliens crap. Now these other people are Jumping the Shark with all the woke crap.
I wonder why….
I was just musing about how far cell phones have come in 50 years, since Martin Cooper made that first call in 73. I think I got my first in either late 97 or early 98, nearly 25 years after the first came out. They sure as heck have come a long ways in the last 25 years.
It’s funny how sometimes art imitates life and sometimes life imitates art….
I really feel compelled to refer to GPT as HAL
That is all, good day
Ooopss forgot to tie cells to star trek; art and life and imitation thing makes a lot more sense if I remember to mention that Roddenberry came up with a communicator in 66
The other day I Googled coal exports to China. I think it was a Forbes article that said something about a power plant in Tampa had to reduce their production because lack of fuel, and it got blamed on railroads, did you hear anything about that?
I honestly can tell any difference from the old Sam Adam’s beer. Both the old and the “remastered” just taste like a decent Lager.
I’m not even sure if these girls are old enough to drink beer… sure can jam though
Here’s an amusing response from the UK
Has the Vegan Brand Wipeout begun? Oatly Ice Cream GONE and Reading Hilarious Comments
Did these get a mention?