Sure, most of us have enjoyed a cold
one while watching TV and we all
know there's nothing worse than
running off to the fridge during the big
game. Now that hassle is over because
the Micro Matic v-POD is now
available. Put simply, it's a combination
TV and beer dispenser.
Constructed of stainless steel and
loaded with six faucets that can
dispense anything from beer to beer, the
v-POD sells for $3,050.
The device features a 10-inch LCD with
stereo20speakers that can play back
MPEG, MPEG2, MPEG4 and MP3 files.
It is available in both bronze and silver
tones. By the way, beer is not included
for your $3,050 (plus tax).
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|You don't say.....
Drinkers who consume more than their
recommended weekly intake of alcohol face
paying higher life insurance premiums in the UK.
Government guidelines say women should drink
no more than 14 units of alcohol a week, and
men 21 units – with one unit equivalent to half a
pint of beer, a shot of whisky or a small glass of
wine. Anyone who drinks 21 units a week, could
end up paying an extra £50 -100 a year.
Shiner 100, the beer that will mark Shiner's 100th
anniversary, will be a dopplebock. It will be labled
Shiner Commemorator.Doppelbocks are
traditionally darker and stronger than standard
bocks. Shiner Commemorator will be 6.7%
alcohol. It's an old German brewing tradition to
give a starkbier, or doppelbock a name that ends
in -ator. Paulaner Salvator was the original
doppelbock, it was brewed by monks for
consumption during Lent when solid food was
forbidden. When the Salvator name received a
patent, German breweries began to give their
dopplebocks other names ending in -ator, such
as Optimator, Celebrator and Maximator. There
are now some 200 such German dopplebocks.
|Ya gotta love these guys
|"Barking" Tom Barker
“Drinking beer doesn't make you fat, It makes
Against bars, tables, chairs, and poles.”
“Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the
bible says love your enemy.”
"It is well to remember that there are five
reasons for drinking: the arrival of a friend,
one's present or future thirst, the excellence of
the wine, or any other reason.”.
|Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
"Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither
keeps a secret, nor observes a promise”
Irish Folk Ballad
"But the greatest love--the love above all
loves, Even greater than that of a mother...
Is the tender, passionate, undying love, Of
one beer drunken slob for another."
"Sometimes too much to drink is
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