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Topic - Mike Brenner
If this is the worst pain you feel from the government shutdown, then you must be doing all right – but still. The government agency in charge of approving new breweries, recipes and labels is on furlough, leaving in limbo the ability of suds-makers to get their brews on store shelves.
"My dream, this is six years in the making, is to open this brewery," said Mike Brenner, a beer maker who was hoping to open his brewery business in Milwaukee by December, The Washington Post reported.
"I can't get started because people are fighting over this or that in Washington," he said. "This is something people don't mess around with. Even in a bad economy, people drink beer."