$15 for Bud Light to promote craft beer? - Baron Mag

$15 for Bud Light to promote craft beer?

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Ordering a standard, big-brand beer in one western Manitoba restaurant can also leave your wallet hammered.

Prairie Firehouse in Brandon has decided to charge $15 for a regular-size can of Bud Light — double or more the price of other suds on the menu.

Owner Anna Dumas said she has nothing personally against Anheuser-Busch InBev, makers of Budweiser and other international brands.

She just wants to coax people into trying some of the craft beer on her menu from smaller breweries in Manitoba and other nearby provinces and states.

"Brandon is very much a Bud Light town and it's a farm kind of culture and very small-town mentality," Dumas said of the city of 49,000. continues at canada.com