Lord, bless this creature, beer, which by your kindness and power has been produced from kernels of grain, and let it be a healthful drink for mankind. Grant that whoever drinks it with thanksgiving to your holy name may find it a help in body and in soul; through Christ our Lord.
I'll drink to that!
However it seems not everyone would agree with the sentiment. Listen to this debate in the Alabama House of Representatives. This exchange over the "Free the Hops" legislation is at first humorous. But on further reflection, as one realizes that these are elected government officials, debating the rights of citizens, the situation becomes more troublesome.