LiBEERtarian T Shirt

Since I’ve done some research lately on beer distribution, I decided to be creative and make a T shirt for “liBEERtarians”. What do you think?   Libeertarian Toast – Drink to Liberty Tee Shirt by Libeertarian Design your own t-shirts on zazzle.  Read more
Why Arizona Has 1.1 Craft Breweries per Capita While Texas Only Has 0.6 per Capita

Why Arizona Has 1.1 Craft Breweries per Capita While Texas Only Has 0.6 per Capita

I just came back from an enjoyable beercation (a vacation with the purpose trying beer at various breweries) in the Dallas, Texas area. Being from Arizona, I found the Texas brewery laws to be rather silly and restrictive. For example, I found that a brewery, even with a taproom, couldn’t fill growlers or sell packaged beer, but a brewpub was allowed to do so with the trade off being a lower cap on the amount...Read more
Governor of Arizona Dreams the Impossible Dream: Freer Markets, Less Prison Population, and More Drug War

Governor of Arizona Dreams the Impossible Dream: Freer Markets, Less Prison Population, and More Drug War

I say that the governor dreams the impossible dream because how can you have freer markets and less prison population, but at the same time, more drug enforcement? I will be analyzing Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s State of the State Address. The transcript and video of the address is here. I will break down the major parts of the address and give a summary and some liberty minded commentary. Beginning of the Address: Arizona is...Read more
History of the Claims That Alcohol Three Tier Distribution Curbs Aggressive Marketing and Promotes Temperance

History of the Claims That Alcohol Three Tier Distribution Curbs Aggressive Marketing and Promotes Temperance

Inspired by my post about Four Peaks Brewing, I started doing some research on the three tier distribution system required for alcohol distribution in 49 US states, with Washington state being the exception.  The system began with the 21st amendment to the United States Constitution, which repealed Prohibition.  With the passage of the 21st amendment, the states were given control to regulate alcohol, and the three tier distribution system became the preferred way to do...Read more