|Strong Person's Beer
Natural Light, proud purveyors of liquid somewhat
resembling beer, have rolled out the world's first-ever 77
pack of beer to honor its creation in 1977.
For the mathematicians, there are 38 cans on the base, 19 on
the second layer, 17 on the third and three on top. And it
weighs 65 pounds. To avoid injury by any unsuspecting
buyers there is a warning label concerning the weight.
The 77-pack of the beer affectionately called “Natty,” and
known for its entry level price point, is selling for around $30.
The mad scientists at Natural Light have also unveiled a new
gastro-intestinal torture contraption called Natty Rush, which
appears to be some sort of Long Island Iced Tea hybrid.
200 Pounds of Beer
A man in Texas was caught on surveillance video going on an
epic beer run after swiping five cases of Bud Light from a
convenience store, A case of Bud Light bottles weighs
around 40 pounds. The video showed him carrying them all
at the same time.
Happy 100th Birthday!
A Milwaukee resident received beer and gifts from Miller in
celebration of her 100th birthday! Clotilda Kort says one of
her secrets as she’s grown older is her 2 p.m. Miller 64 beer,
Miller 64. That’s my favorite beer — because I like the taste
of it,” said Kort. She received some Miller 64 T-shirts, hats,
and of course, lots of Miller 64.
|You don't say.....
Bill Coors, the former chairman of the brewing company
that bears his family’s name,has just passed away at the age
of 102. He spent 65 years with the brewer and is credited
with introducing beer in recyclable aluminum cans, and for
promoting the tab top on beer cans, doing away with pull
tabs that were becoming a litter problem in the early 1970s.
New Zealand health officials report that one in five residents
drink at hazardous levels, and one in eight binge drink at
least once a week. A third of all police incidents in New
Zealand involve alcohol and on the weekends 60-70% of all
emergency room admissions are related to alcohol.
Bureaucrats in New Zealand have decided to contribute
millions of dollars to help their beer industry develop its
own unique “Kiwi” hops flavour. in an attempt to emulate
New Zealand’s international success with wines.
All About Beer magazine, one of the industry's leading
publications has folded after 39 years of business.
Top 5 selling beers in the US this year are: 1. Bud Light;
2.Coors Light; 3. Budweiser; 4. Miller Lite: 5. Corona Extra
Some 40 % of drinkers in the U.S. list beer as their alcoholic
beverage of choice. U.S. beer consumption totaled nearly 75
litres per person last year. More than a quarter of American
drinkers listed wine as their preferred beverage.
Brooklyn's Grimm Artisanal Ales has just released a new
12% ABV Imperial stout designed to taste like chocolate
babka. The Sumi Babka beer, sis named for a Japanese ink.
|Ya gotta love these guys
|Hunter S. Thompson
There is an ancient Celtic axiom that says 'Good
people drink good beer.' Which is true, then as now.
Just look around you in any public barroom and you
will quickly see: bad people drink bad beer."
"Beer, if drunk in moderation, softens the temper,
cheers the spirit, and promotes health."
"We old folks have to find our cushions and pillows in
our tankards. Strong beer is the milk of the old."
"I am sure of this, that if everybody was to drink
their bottle a day, there would be not half the disorders
in the world there are now. It would be
a famous good thing for us all."
"There is nothing in the world like the first
taste of a good beer."
"Dr." Erwin Corey
"A glass of beer shortens your life by one minute, a
glass of wine by two minutes, and a day of work
by seven to ten hours. Drink beer.
"How do you know a man is thinking about his future? He
buys two cases of beer instead of one."
"What is the difference between having a cold beer and
going to the bathroom? About 35 minutes."
"Don't drink to forget me, you'll end up seeing me double.
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