Food: A New Brew Too True? Dry beers go national

The new brews sound almost too good to be true: they have about the same body and alcohol level (up to 5%) of regular premiums but with less sugar and, some claim, the low caloric content of light beers. Get ready to hear a whole lot more about "dry beers," which are being introduced in U.S. bars, restaurants and supermarkets. After only two months of testing in five regional markets, St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, Inc., the nation's biggest brewer, is so enthusiastic about its version of the product -- Michelob Dry -- that it is launching it with the industry's biggest introductory...

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