mR. bReWski says.......
The Hops Team

The Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League
Baseball has selected the name Hillsboro “Hops”
for its Single-A baseball team affiliate. The name
‘Hops’ recognizes Hillsboro’s proud agricultural
heritage and the fact that Oregon is the second
largest hop producing state in the United States.

The name was selected based on suggestions
from ticket holders who it seems are fans of
beer as well as baseball.

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Buzzed With Bud

One group of people who will be sorry to see
this election year end are reporters.  At the
presidential debates many filed their stories while
intoxicated due to an Anheuser-Busch  
“hospitality tent” outside the media press center
where reporters are being treated to free food,
brews and souvenir glasses. The beers being
served were Anheuser-Busch’s “small batch”
brews. Bartenders inside the tent confirmed they
were indeed usually quite “busy”. Anheuser-
Busch, which has apparently been the “official
beer” of the the presidential debates since 1996.
You don't say.....

Breakfast for England's Queen Elizabeth I, was said to have
consisted of a quart of ale every day.
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There are 6,999 drops of beer in a standard 12 ounce
bottle. The longest bar in the world is the 684 foot long
New Bulldog in Rock Island, IL.
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Delicia Brewing,owned by the E&J Gallo Winery, is now
marketing two rather unusual “beers” (aka malted beverage)
-  “Whipped” and “Strawberries & Cream” and both are
75oml and 5% ABV.  Bad as they may be we'll take them
over the next type of beer directly below....
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Wynkoop Brewing Company’s Rocky Mountain Oyster
Stout is the world's first beer to contain bull testicles.
Each batch is made with 25 lbs  of roasted bull gonads.
Deep-fried bull testicles -- also known as Rocky Mountain
oysters or prarie oysters -- are considered a delicacy in CO.
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Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley, tried
negotiating a new contract that included a case of beer a
day. The team didn't fulfill the request but compromised
by adding the cost to their offer.
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There are about 2,100 small and independent breweries
in the USA, but together they only produce about 6%
of all the beer in America.
Ya gotta love these guys
Paul McCartney
"Thought of giving it all away, to a registered
charity. All I need is a pint a day."

Jim Koch (founder Samuel Adams)
"I’m a big fan of beer ads. They’re extremely
clever and entertaining. I love the jingles. I
could watch beer ads all night. Just don’t ask
me to drink the beer."

Grant Johnson
"Beer is an improvement on water itself."
Ernest Hemingway
"I decided to stop drinking with creeps. I decided
to drink only with friends. I’ve lost 30 pounds."

Sumerian inscription circa 3000 BC
"I feel wonderful, drinking beer in a blissful
mood, with joy in my heart and a happy live."r

Greg Norman
"I’m Allergic to grass. Hey, it could be
worse. I could be allergic to beer."
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