Was that the actual Mumbles Menino quote?
I don’t know but that is the way it’s written in the article.
Usually they take out the ‘uh’s, since there are so many per sentence, and tidy it up in other ways. Here’s an undoctored Mumbles quote, to give you a feel for the real McCoy:
Colorado beer? That hasn’t made it east yet. I mean uh it’s uh Sam Adams is rated uh to the west and Harpoon’s out there, but uh Colorado Rocky beer? Ew.