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Drink

The fuel of the Union Army

For much of the war, the massive Union Army of the Potomac made up the second-largest population center in the Confederacy, and each morning this sprawling city became a coffee factory. First, as another diarist noted, “little campfires, rapidly increasing to hundreds in number, would shoot up along the hills and plains.” Then the encampment…

Light beer sales are down

It’s just not popular: In a survey by Consumer Edge Insight, referenced by NBC News, 27% said the main reason they are buying fewer flagship light beers from Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors is that they are getting tired of the light beer taste. Via Consumers getting tired of ‘lite’ beer taste @ JS Pulse Blog.