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Old 11-03-2009, 11:22 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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A growing number of states are moving to allow higher alcohol content in beer, despite concerns from some substance-abuse experts.

Alabama and West Virginia have passed laws increasing the legal alcohol-by-volume cap for beer from 6% to as high as 13.9% this year. Similar efforts are underway in Iowa and Mississippi, two states with very restrictive limits on the sale of high-alcohol beer, said Sean Wilson, former president of "Pop the Cap," North Carolina's successful grass-roots effort that raised the state's limit in 2005.

Beer with extra buzz on tap up to 16% - USATODAY.com
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