|Ya gotta love these guys
"To some it's a six-pack, to me it's a
support group. Salvation in a can!
David Barry -
"When I heated my home with oil, I used an average
of 800 gallons a year. I have found that I can keep
comfortably warm for an entire winter with slightly
over half that quantity of beer. "
W.C. Fields -
What comp tumble scoundrel has stolen the cork to
Billy Carter -
There is no such thing as a bad beer.
It's that some taste better than others.
|Brew Year's Eve
On April 7, breweries all over America
will raise a pint in celebration of the day
that beer once again became legally
available at the end of prohibition.
While full repeal came on Dec. 5, 1933,
an amendment to Prohibition legalized
beer with 3.2% alcohol by weight (4%
by volume) starting on April 7 of that
year. From that date on, the country’s
brewers were back in business and
Americans enjoyed legal beer for eight
months before wine and spirits were
once again legitimate.
Solar Powered Beer
Anderson Valley Brewing has completed
a project that allows the Booneville,
Calif., brewery to generate about 40%
of its annual electrical needs.
We've got solar powered beer going on
here," Peter Suddeth, longtime
brewery employee, wrote in a press
release. "You can drink it and feel good
that you're helping to preserve the
The $860,000 state-of-the-art
photovoltaic (PV) system includes two
arrays; a 175-foot by 53-foot array on
the south facing roof of the brewery's
cellar and packaging facility, and a
separate 120-foot by 24-foot ground-
based freestanding array. The 125 kWh
system is one of the largest privately
owned PV systems in the
|You don't say.....
A customer at a Green King pub called the
company's edict forcing him to remove his hat
"madness" after a barmaid at the Monument in
Hereford told him that it was obscuring the
newly installed CCTV cameras.
Colin Osborne, 64, said his other choice was
being tossed out of the pub. "I was annoyed, I
was put out and I was surprised," Osborne
said. "I couldn't understand why my poor old
trilby should offend anyone." A Greene King
spokesman said that the recently installed
cameras were for the safety and security of
Water Becomes Beer
It almost seemed like a miracle to Haldis
Gundersen when she turned on her kitchen
faucet and found the water had turned into
beer. Two flights down, employees and
customers at the Big Tower Bar were horrified
when water poured out of the beer taps.
By an improbable feat of clumsy plumbing,
someone at the bar in Kristiandsund, in
western Norway, had accidentally hooked the
beer hoses to the water pipes for Gundersen's
However, Gundersen said the beer was flat
and not tempting, Per Egil Myrvang, the local
beer distributor, said he helped bartenders
reconnect the lines within a few hours.
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