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Beer Fans Unhappy With Budweiser Super Bowl Ad Mocking Craft Drinkers

Beer Fans Unhappy With Budweiser Super Bowl Ad Mocking Craft Drinkers

Granted, it was an odd year for Super Bowl commercials (who else is still wincing over that dark Nationwide ad?) But while Budweiser tugged at heartstrings with its classic puppies-and-Clydesdales display, it also threw shade at craft beer drinkers in its "Brewed The Hard Way" ad.

In the clip, images of a mustachioed, bespectacled man pondering a snifter of dark beer are juxtaposed with scenes of animated crowds drinking Budweiser bottles at neighborhood bars. "Budweiser Proudly a Macro Beer," reads the text. "It's not brewed to be fussed over...Let them sip their pumpkin peach ale....

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