PORTLAND, Ore. ( TheStreet) -- The big breweries behind Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) and MolsonCoors (TAP - Get Report) and SABMiller joint venture Miller Coors aren't beyond experimenting with wheat beers and ciders to increase their market share. They just won't help each other out with those new brews.The growing contingent of small U.S. brewers known as the craft beer community holds a distinct advantage. While ultimately a bunch of individual businesses that have to look out for their own interests, they tend to share similar stories of origin, growing pains, distribution obstacles, legal and legislative pitfalls and struggles for shelf space. There are a whole lot of shared interests and goals between them, but that results in the occasional shared recipe as well.
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