Bloomberg Law: Millions of Gallons of Stale Beer Is One Hangover From Lockdown

Bloomberg Law: Millions of Gallons of Stale Beer Is One Hangover From Lockdown. “In March, even before the lockdowns became widespread, about 10 million gallons of beer held by retailers had already expired, according to estimates from the National Beer Wholesalers Association. As thousands of kegs are now being returned to distributors daily, Vanguard Renewables in Wellesley, Massachusetts, is among companies seeking to make use of it by turning the beverage into natural gas for electricity generation. Others will use it to make hand sanitizer, but a great deal of the beer will simply be decanted and dumped.”

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