• Aluminum Tariffs to Hurt Beer Industry

     Trump signs steel and aluminum tariff

     Once again the Tyrant-elect of the USA has decided, in his infinite lack of wisdom, to hurt the working man.  Tariffs on steel and aluminum will increase prices for everything made from those metals.  Yes, this means beer cans!  It will likely add thousands to the production costs for every beer producer, big and small across the land.

    This action clearly shows that Trump is not working for our Beer Overlords, but against them, and also that we'd be better off if he knuckled under and did as he was told, like every president before him.  The Beer Overlords control most of our lives and they do it well.  In mostly benevolent fashion.  Clearly, most of us prefer to live life partly under their influence than wholly at war with them.  Otherwise, we wouldn't drink, would we?

    Even in Montana, the beer small producers are concerned about the impact this will have on their bottom line.