I've noticed the same thing around here in most of the newer breweries. One of two of the older guys still take pride in producing clear lagers. It's absolutely not acceptable to me.
I went into this little brewery in Mt Dora, FL in 2013. The Rockin' Rabbit. Coolest little town I found in what is otherwise the armpit of FL IMHO. They served all their beer almost flat. Barely any carbonation. I asked the server, who turned out to be the owner/brewer, why and he acted all offended that I asked. Said he gets homebrewer's in there all the time that think they know more than him. I said well homebrewer or not, I'm paying for it so i suppose i have a right to ask why it's flat, or i could just get up and leave without paying which would he prefer? he lightened up a bit but still had a chip about "homebrewers". he claimed women liked his beer better because it wouldn't make them belch. yea....ok... Thing is...there wasn't a single woman in the place...all men. Beers were sub-par anyway...murky and flat, muddled flavors from busy recipes my guess. Went back for lunch with a buddy one day, no better experience and the food was mediocre too.
Point of my story is, if I'm paying for it I'm gonna comment on it and if I get a murky cloudy looking pils you can bet your arse I'm gonna say something. When you're charging 7,8,9 bucks for a pint or less...you should expect a quality product. It's like the $5 drinks at starbuck they set on the counter with an inch of empty space at the top of cup...HELL NO...fill it up or keep it.
I'm a bit curmudgeonly this morning boys but you got me going...haha