KeggerGate: Retailers Balk as Silver Eagle Hikes Keg Deposits in Houston

Houston Chronicle's Ronnie Crocker last night reported a situation already making waves in the Houston craft market (and likely, other parts of the nation): Lead distributor Silver Eagle has spontaneously raised keg deposit prices by 20% for on-premise retailers, some of whom have sworn off the distribs kegs, and consequently, its many big-name local and regional craft, "at least temporarily."

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