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Michigan Surrenders! Raging Bitch Beer Can Be Sold In State

on 01/07/11 at 12:35 pm


Michigan liquor regulators have switched their position and will allow sales of a Maryland-based beer with a name that?s offensive to some people.

Flying Dog Brewery has received approval to promote and sell a popular India pale ale called Raging B—- in Michigan. Julie Wendt of the Liquor Control Commission said the agency on Tuesday followed a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that found states cannot engage in “content-based discrimination.”

Flying Dog Brewery of Frederick, Md., already sells other beer in Michigan. Flying Dog Brewery?s chief executive Jim Caruso told the Frederick News-Post that “Michigan surrenders!”


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