Friday, February 11, 2005

 

"Low Malt" Beer?

If you weren't already convinced that high taxation is evil, maybe this article will convince you!

Kirin set to dive into quasi-beer fray

That's right. In order to pay less taxes, the Kirin Brewery Co. in Japan is making low-malt and malt-free beverages. That is D I scusting!

Hat tip to JA Pundit.

Comments:
Well, that's been the situation in the UK for years. Taxation based on alchohol level. Hence the large disparity between US IPA/Barlywines and those in England and I don't mean the hops.
 
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