Back in the 80’s, we lived in England and, to save a few bob, we would travel with our car on the ferry from Dover to France, buy crates of Stella, Leffe, Chimay and other delicious European beer and return with them in our trunk on the ferry. Then came the excitement the day the Channel Tunnel opened! We would still do the same trip and have a delicious picnic our restaurant meal in France too. We weren’t smugglers, but it sure felt like it!
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both large and small brewers, as well as importers and industry suppliers. First founded in 1862 as
the U.S. Brewers Association, the Beer Institute is committed today to the development of sound
public policy and to the values of civic duty and personal responsibility.