Founders “Bastard” Beer Approval Update

Some of you may remember the statement about a month ago referencing the fact that the ABC was not approving Founders Backwoods Bastard or Dirty Bastard labels for sale in Alabama.

Free the Hops received word earlier this afternoon from Birmingham Beverage Company that the “ABC has reconsidered and has sent a letter to Founders requesting they resubmit for the ‘bastard’ series label approval”.

This is great news for craft beer drinkers in Alabama and these beers should be hitting shelves in the state soon.  Thank you for all of your support in helping to make this happen.

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4 Comments

  1. Brandon
    Posted April 18, 2012 at 5:55 pm | Permalink

    Still no founders in mobile thanks birmingham bev. for no beer

  2. danny
    Posted April 19, 2012 at 10:57 am | Permalink

    That’s great news. Now if we can get the container size fixed, maybe there will be some bombers of Arrogant Bastard, Double Bastard, and Lukcy Bastard in the near future!

  3. Josh
    Posted April 19, 2012 at 11:02 am | Permalink

    That is great news considering they already allowed raging b*tch. Seemed a little ridiculous honestly.

  4. Colm
    Posted April 20, 2012 at 7:22 am | Permalink

    http://blog.al.com/wire/2012/04/alabama_bans_beer_brand_over_d.html

    Is the News reporter behind the times on this one, or did something else happen?

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