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From the Hop Press: The Great Drinking Age Debate

The Hop Press

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The Hop Press… posted on Saturday, January 3oth.

I guess that I was not surprised to read this week that the Vermont Legislature had, again, taken up the volatile question of whether the legal drinking age should be changed from the current 21 years back to 18. The reason that I was not that surprised was that this highly polarizing issue has simmered (raged?) in the background of society, occasionally flaring up into the spotlight of the media, for many years.

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