mR. bReWski says.......
Gold Medal Celebration

Nearly an hour after the Canadians won their
third consecutive Olympic gold medal with a
2-0 win over the Americans, the players came
back out on the ice in the near-empty arena,
smoking cigars and swigging beer. (Rebecca
Johnston even tried to drive the Zamboni.) "I
don't think it's a good promotion of sport
values," Gilbert Felli, the IOC's executive
director of the Olympics, told the Associated
Press after learning about the celebration. "If
they celebrate in the changing room, that's
one thing, but not in public. We will
investigate what happened."

Despite Mr. Felli's concerns, BeerNexus
salutes the Canadian team especially for
choosing beer over champagne to celebrate.

Minister of Pubs

The British government has appointed a
minister of pubs, who will be in charge of
trying to slow the rate at which pubs are
closing. Wentworth MP John Healey, will
head a five-minister task force. The Morning
Advertiser reports he is considering tax
breaks for pubs and giving tenants the right to
buy pubs from landlords if they are
threatened with closure.
British Beer and Pub Association said the rate
of pub closures is now at 39 a week.
You don't say.....

The  oldest written recipe in world is for beer.
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12 oz of a typical American pale lager actually has fewer
calories than 2 percent milk or apple juice.
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Anheuser-Busch consumes about 15% of the entire U.S.
rice crop for brewing beer.
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Monkeys and apes in Budapest's Zoo drink their way
through 55 litres of red wine each year, albeit in small
quantities each day, to help boost their red blood cells.
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At a press conference upon his arrival to New York in
1930, Einstein said jokingly of Prohibition:
"I don't drink, so it's all the same to me."
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Bartenders hate to make a Lemon Drop (a combination of  
citron-flavored vodka, fresh-squeezed lemon juice and
sugar.  Why? The drink is time-consuming to make and
leaves the bartender with sticky hands.
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Chinese wine is more like fuel than liquor, having a alcohol
concentration as high as 60%!
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Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, Texas celebrates 100 years of
brewing with what else, 100 bottles.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1zbLwCn7bYSpoetzl
Ya gotta love these guys
Arny Lands
"What butter or beer will not cure, there's
no cure for."

Ernest Hemingway
"Never delay kissing a pretty girls or opening
a bottle of whiskey"

W.C. Fields
"I never drink anything stronger than gin
before breakfast."

Samuel Johnson
"Beer makes a man better pleased with himself."
Washington Irving
"Those who drink beer will think beer.”

Stonewall Jackson
" I like liquor - its taste and effects- and that's
just the reason why I never drink it.  
Give me a beer instead."

Joe E. Lewis
"I always wake up at the crack of ice."

Dean Martin
"I never drink water.  I'm afraid it will
become habit forming."
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