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Slate reports that in addition to the impact on drinking water and agriculture, the "ongoing and devastating drought" affecting California may have another victim - local breweries.

The problem is that local brewers - such as the Lagunitas Brewing Co. - depend on local river water supplies, and are nervous about what shortages could mean for taste and availability. Using ground water from wells, which tends to be heavier in minerals, could have significant impact on beer taste and quality.
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