mR. bReWski says.......
Powerful Beer

Beer itself can significantly alter the male
androgen levels.  German beer makers noticed
long ago that the young women who picked
hops in the fields commonly experienced early
menstrual periods.  Eventually, researchers
discovered the reason - hops is perhaps one of
the most powerfully estrogenic plants on
Earth. Just 100 grams of hops (about 3.5
ounces) contains anywhere from thirty thousand
to three hundred thousand IUs of estrogen,
depending on the type of hops.  Most of it is the
very potent estrogen estradiol.  Estradiol,
as it is taken into the male body, causes a direct
lowering of testosterone levels in the testes and
an increase in SHBG levels, which then binds up
even more free testosterone in the bloodstream.

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Government Booze Costs

In September, the final month of the fiscal year,
the State Department spent about $180,000 —
and racked up a total of more than $400,000 for
the whole year,They bought $415,000 worth of
alcohol in fiscal 2012, which was 25 % more
than tthey spent in 2011 and more than triple the
amount of 2008. The largest share of the money
was spend on wine with whiskey second.
You don't say.....

Boston Beer has paired with a Utopias-flavored cigar created
by Ted's Cigars of Louisville, KY. (tedscigars.com), starting
at $13 for a single cigar. Ted's also makes cigars flavored
with Maker's Mark, Patron tequila and Grand Marnier, and
also created Hopz, a cigar flavored with Centennial hops,
meant to be enjoyed with an IPA.
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Beer cans are one of the most recycled containers in the
United States. They are 100% recyclable and may be
recycled again and again without loss of strength or
quality,  making them a most sustainable package.
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From factory workers to farm hands, from brewers to
bartenders, beer puts America to work. The supply chain
supports more than 350,000 jobs, paying out $19.8 billion in
wages. The industry also generates nearly $49 billion in
federal, state and local tax revenue – more than its fair share.
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Wheat Ridge, C.o is the US' most dangerous curve for beer
trucks. In the past year four trucks hauling beer have
toppled while coursing it's sharp downhill  bend .  In the
most recent crash a tractor trailer carrying 44,000 pounds
of Coors beer toppled flat on one side without spilling its
contents.  Local citizens "removed" most of the cans.
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From factory workers to farm hands, from brewers to
bartenders, beer puts America to work. The supply chain
supports more than 350,000 jobs, paying out $19.8 billion in
wages. The industry also generates nearly $49 billion in
federal, state and local tax revenue – more than its fair share.
Ya gotta love these guys
Charles Bukowski
‘I think I need a drink. Almost everybody
does only they don’t know it.’

Samuel Addison
"In the bottle of beer discontent seeks for
comfort, cowardice for courage, and
bashfulness for confidence."

Ernest Hemingway
"Any man who  eats desserts is not
drinking enough beer during dinner."
Frank Sinatra
"Alcohol may be man's worst enemy but the
Bible says love your enemy."

Samuel Johnson
"Exercise!! I never heard that he used any: he
might, for aught I know, walk to the alehouse;
but I believe he was always carried home again."

Lewis Black
" Unlike me, some men might get paranoid
if they have 300 hangovers a year."
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