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2008-08-18 03:00:18

By Stowe, Gene While customers' tastes change in the ups and downs of the economy, beer wholesaler Metro Beverages Inc. keeps moving ahead with a mix of products that keeps everybody happy. "People will drink whether the economy's good or the economy's bad," says Sam Roule, vice president and general manager of the 63- year-old family business. The distributor, which has Miller, Coors and Pabst franchises, sells subprime brands such as Miller High Life and Keystone Light, domestic primes...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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