Like Champagne And France, Vermont Beer Is Only From Vermont The Vermont Brewers Association is objecting to out-of-state brewers using the word "Vermont" in the names of beers. A brewer in California made "Vermont Farmhouse Ale."

Like Champagne And France, Vermont Beer Is Only From Vermont

Like Champagne And France, Vermont Beer Is Only From Vermont

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The Vermont Brewers Association is objecting to out-of-state brewers using the word "Vermont" in the names of beers. A brewer in California made "Vermont Farmhouse Ale."

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep with facts about alcohol. Scotch whisky is made in Scotland. Bourbon is made in America. Years ago, Congress formally said bourbon is America's native spirit. Now some, but not all brewers, want Vermont beer made in Vermont. The Vermont Brewers Association is protesting out-of-state brewers who capitalize on the name. But, come on, don't be so literal. I mean, who wouldn't want a Vermont Farmhouse Ale made in Berkeley, Calif.? It's MORNING EDITION.

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