03/03/2015 03:38 pm ET Updated Mar 04, 2015

Does Your Beer Make You Look Snooty?

When does a love for beer become sort of polarizing?

Since they popped up in the '70s, craft breweries and their often creatively flavored beers have been a growing obsession of the drinking public in America. Thousands of these breweries now exist across the country, giving push back to the monoliths (Budweiser, Coors, Miller) of the beer industry.

But at what point does beer specialization -- and beer snobbery, one might contend -- go too far? In a HuffPost Live roundtable discussion Tuesday, three beer experts (Carla Jean Lauter, a blogger; Gregg Smith, a beer historian; and
Shaun O'Sullivan, co-founder of 21st Amendment Brewery) joined Josh Zepps to discuss the trend.

Watch the rest of the clip above, and catch the full HuffPost Live conversation here.

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