|Say it ain't so -
Alcohol Free Beer is Good for you
New research suggests that alcohol-free beer
has the same cardiovascular benefits as the
hard stuff -- without courting the risk of
abuse according to a recent German study.
So-called "fake" beer has a significant role in
decreasing blood clot creation and as has have
half the calories of alcoholic ales.
Beer brings benefits such as higher HDL
(good) cholesterol, lower blood pressure and
decreased stroke risk thanks to compounds --
polyphenols, B vitamins, resveratrol, and
non-alcoholic byproducts of fermentation. So
have an NA brew and try to feel good about it.
Drink Beer - Get Fired
Dozens of auto workers in Detroit were caught
on camera drinking beer and smoking
marijuana before heading to work at the same
Chrysler plant that President Obama recently
praised in a speech. An investigation showed
workers at Chrysler's Jefferson North
Assembly Plant in Detroit, Mich., drinking &
smoking while on a half-hour lunch break at a
nearby park. The secret video -- filmed over
several weeks was based on tips from workers
at the plant. On seeing the footage, outraged
Chrysler executives promptly fired all involved.
|You don't say.....
Andre the Giant, professional wrestler, once drank 119
beers (standard 12-ounce) in a 6 hour stretch. That's one
every 3 minutes. Afterwards he passed out in
his hotel hallway
Steven Petrosino holds the World Record for drinking 1 liter
of beer in 1.3 seconds at the Gingerbreadman in Carlisle,
PA, USA. The previous record was held by Peter
Dowdeswell of the UK, who drank 1 liter in 2.3 seconds
Jim Finlayson of Victoria, British Columbia holds the record
time of 5 minutes, 09 seconds for completing the fastest
Beer Mile. Competitors must consume a 355 ml can of beer
before running each lap, for a total of 4 laps of a 400m track
At a London brewery in 1814, a vat containing more than
100,000 gallons of ale exploded, sending the beer rushing
down the street through poor residential areas. It destroyed
two houses and one pub, killing nine people in the process.
However, one of those people only had himself to blame.
When the beer settled into the gutters, people, enticed by
free booze (even if it did have bits of road in it), rushed to
the streets to drink it. A gentleman indulged a little too much
and died from alcohol poisoning the next day.
|Ya gotta love these guys
"From man’s sweat and God’s love,
beer came into the world."
"Fermentation may have been a
greater discovery than fire."
"This beer is good for you. This is draft beer.
Stick with the beer. Let’s go and beat this guy up
and come back and drink some more beer."
Miguel De Cervantes
"I drink when I have occasion, and sometimes
when I have no occasion."
|A. J. P. Taylor
"In my opinion, most of the great men of the past
were only there for the beer.”
"Drunk is feeling sophisticated when
you can't say it.
Joe E. Lewis
"I'm not an alcoholic I'm a drunk.
Alcoholics go to meetings"
"The problem with drinking is -
everything is fine until you stop."
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