French Beer Tax Stunts Growth

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A brewer uses a computer to regulate the fermentation process at the... News PhotoAgriculture,Alcohol,Beer - Alcohol,Bill,Brewery,Cereal Plant,Chemical Reaction,Computer,Drink,Economy,Europe,France,Home Finances,Horizontal,Machinery,Manufacturing,Tax,Technology,WheatPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA brewer uses a computer to regulate the fermentation process at the Brasserie Saint Germain brewery during the beer manufacturing process in Aix-Noulette, in France, on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Producers of beer in France, for instance, say any development plans they had have been 'nipped in the bud' by Hollande's plan to boost the tax on the drink next year. Photographer: Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg via Getty Images