(WASHINGTON TIMES) A small American brewer is encouraging consumers to ditch Anheuser-Busch in response to the company’s Super Bowl commercial and vow only to drink “anti-globalist beer” in the future.
William Kelly, owner of Citizen Kelly’s Irish Ale, said the commercial recounting beer tycoon Adolphus Busch’s journey to America from Germany was politically charged.
“Budweiser stepped in it big time when it inserted the immigration debate into its 60-second Super Bowl commercial, ‘Born the Hard Way,’ ” Mr. Kelly said in a press release. “The spot reveals a dramatized — and apparently fabricated — account of co-founder Adolphus Busch’s journey to America.”
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