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Beer: A Short and Bitter History of Regulation

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Tags Bureaucracy and RegulationProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

08/28/2021Daniella Bassi

Some think that beer's history of regulation begins with hops, but beer has been hemmed in by government red tape for much longer.

Original Article: "Beer: A Short and Bitter History of Regulation"

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Daniella Bassi is assistant editor at the Mises Institute and copyedits the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics and the Journal of Libertarian Studies. She holds master's degrees in early American history from the University of Vermont and the College of William and Mary and an undergraduate degree from Amherst College.