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#union #iww #occupy #ows #p2 #p21 #tlot #tcot Hopslam: How Big Beer Is Trying to Stop a Craft Beer Revolution http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/02/08/hopslam-how-big-beer-is-trying-to-stop-a-craft-beer-revolution The blocked merger between Modelo and Anheuser-Busch shines a light on the long-brewing fight between big beer and craft brewers For the last six generations, beer has defined Jim Koch's family. And for much of that time, his family's story has criss-crossed that of another brewing company, Anheuser-Busch. Koch's great-great grandfather founded their family's brewery the same year Anheuser opened its doors. Both were housed in St. Louis. Koch's grandfather even worked as a brewmaster at the Anheuser brewery post-Prohibition. But in the years since, the Anheuser and Koch breweries have taken very diff...