A brewery in Buffalo is trying to make its neighborhood safe for beer drinkers. Community Beer Works, a well-decorated brewery in Western New York, just announced a no-questions-asked buyback program designed to get Anheuser-Busch products off the streets. It’s a quixotic endeavor, but this Saturday, May 21st they are holding an Anheuser-Busch buyback event.
“We don’t care where the Anheuser-Busch product came from or how you acquired it,” said Chris Smith, Chief Operating Officer at Community Beer Works. “You don’t even have to pretend someone left it in your fridge after a party. We just want it off our streets.”
This Saturday, residents of Buffalo and Western New York are encouraged to visit Community Beer Works and drop off unopened cans and bottles of Budweiser, Bud Light, Straw-Ber-Rita, Chelada Picante, or anything else manufactured by Anheuser-Busch. A highly trained team of demolition experts will safely dispose of the beer and the faux-beer products using a specially designed device that resembles a toilet.
“It’s clear that Unintended Consumption of Anheuser-Busch (UCAB) can have possible negative side effects,” explained Smith. “In our anecdotal experience, we’ve seen far too many friends suffer from loss of taste enjoyment and paroxysms of patriotism. And while an allergic reaction is not likely, nor am I even remotely qualified to say if it’s possible, if you experience one you should seek immediate medical attention.”
To further encourage people to do the right thing, Community Beer Works will reward those who surrender their Anheuser-Busch products. Those who want to remain anonymous have that right, but if you’re willing to step up to the bar, and out of the shadows, the brewery will give you a $1.00 discount off of a beer of your choice. You’ll also be entered into a drawing for ten free growler fills at the brewery.
No judgement, no shame, just a valiant attempt to make the streets of Buffalo safe for beer lovers.