Gay Bar Takes Stand Against Bud Light
In a surprising turn of events, The Saloon, a gay bar in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has decided to boycott Anheuser-Busch and drop all of its products from its menu. But this decision has nothing to do with the controversy surrounding Bud Light’s partnership with influencer Dylan Mulvaney. No, no. The real reason behind this bold move is that The Saloon believes Anheuser-Busch has “abandoned” the queer community.
John Moore, owner of The Saloon, expressed his disappointment in Anheuser-Busch’s lack of support for marginalized communities. “They had a chance to make a statement and stand up for us,” he said indignantly. “But instead they chose to turn their backs on us like we were yesterday’s drag queens.”
So what does The Saloon plan to do now? Well, they have replaced all Anheuser-Busch products with beers from local breweries that actively embrace and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community.
The first brewery partner for The Saloon is Bauhaus – an establishment known for its commitment to inclusivity and diversity. In response to their new collaboration, Bauhaus released a statement saying: “We are thrilled to join forces with our fabulous friends at The Saloon! We wholeheartedly support Pride and will continue creating an environment where everyone feels welcome.”
Anheuser-Busch Suffers Massive Losses
Anheuser-Busch may be regretting their ill-fated alliance with Mulvaney as it faces financial repercussions. Since teaming up back in March, the beer giant has lost almost $28 billion in market value due to a highly successful boycott initiated by conservative consumers who feel betrayed by Bud Light.
The company’s CEO, Brendan Whitworth, attempted to distance himself from the controversy by stating that Anheuser-Busch never intended to divide people. Marcel Marcondes, the global chief marketing officer, emphasized the importance of being “humble” during times of division.
But let’s face it – they made a grave mistake. And now they’re paying for it. Proving once again that going woke can indeed make you go broke!
John Rich Joins the Fight
If there’s one person who knows how to read the room and respond accordingly, it’s country music star John Rich. The Nashville bar owner recently made headlines when he announced his decision to stop serving Bud Light at Redneck Riviera.
“Customers ain’t havin’ it,” exclaimed Rich with righteous indignation. “My bar is all about giving the people what they want – beer and whiskey! And trust me when I say this: They do not want Bud Light.”
An Unexpected Turn for Anheuser-Busch
The boycott against Anheuser-Busch led by gay bars may come as a shock to the company. After all, they were probably hoping for support from every corner of society.
But alas, both conservative consumers and members of the LGBTQ+ community have turned their backs on Bud Light and its parent company. It seems like Anheuser-Busch has learned an important lesson: pandering does not pay off in the long run.