From the HBD Archive
From: dredge@hitchrack.STANFORD.EDU (Michael Eldredge)
Subject: Re: Bud Bashing (was Reinheitsgebot)
Date: 1989-05-28 22:46:04 GMT

> Date: Tue, 23 May 89 14:36:49 EDT
> From: holos0!
> Subject: Bud Bashing (was Reinheitsgebot)

> If you don't like Budweiser, it means you don't like its *style*.

No. I don't like Budweiser! I like American Lager/Pilsner *style*
beers. On hot sunny days there is nothing better than a Strohs, or
Coors, or Miller, or Hielmans or Henry's. But Bud is another story.
Besides its taste, I have never had such bad hangovers from any other

I'm sure the point was:
If you don't like American Lagers, it means you don't
like [their] *style*.
and that Bud is the big American Beer. But I just don't like Bud.

BTW, for some real fun -- let's take the Sam Adams/Jim Koch
marketing technique conversation and apply it to A-B's marketing.
I would contend that Bud is the number one selling beer NOT because
it is the best, but because it is pushed the best. "Sam Adams --
Boston's patriot and first party animal!"

Michael Eldredge
Stanford University, IC Lab

Back New Search

The posts that comprise the Homebrew Digest Searchable Archive remain the property of their authors.
This search system is copyright © 2008 Scott Alfter; all rights reserved.