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Craft Beer’s Larger Aspirations Cause a Stir

The trend toward large bottles is part of what is being called the “wine-ification” of beer, the push by many brewers to make their product as respectable to pair with braised short ribs as is a nice Chateauneuf-du-Pape and at a price to match. Bottles sell for as much as $30 in stores and much more on restaurant menus. But they are getting a chilly reception from many drinkers. (NY Times)