July 4, 1991 |
The Texas hex on voodoo beer ended Wednesday. But my, what a flap it was. It had everything. The occult. Imagined skeletons. A state legislature gone righteously indignant. A New Orleans brewery trying to make ends meet. And a can of beer that conjured up demons to the Texas agency in charge of alcoholic brew. We're talking Dixie Blackened Voodoo Lager beer. Lest this frothy story be spoiled by its ending, let us turn to the beginning.