wtf japan - 2008-10-17 God I hate Alabama. A little background: Tuscaloosa just got a new Mercedes plant. The poor imported workers, shocked by an environment that could easily be mistaken for a hotter, more depressing version of the GDR, undoubtedly seek the numbing comfort of a beer that is merely palatable. Reps. Grady Wilson and Bubba Bexley, however, will be having none of that. Dirty Krauts can drink Ripple like the rest of us.
phalsebob - 2008-10-17 And what is the back story? You can't buy German beer in Alabamy?
Testicles of Doom - 2008-10-18 Alabamy has a lot of strange alcohol laws that vary by county to county, so the fact that an imported beer is contraband isn't a surprise.
wtf japan - 2008-10-18 Not imported beer per se: you can't buy beer with over 6% alcohol by volume. Many microbreweries, including some in bama, would like to sell their specialty beers there but are unable to due to this restriction.