"Here and There"
by Clay Moore
and Jay Silvers

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!  Best wishes to all our readers.

If you can say the German word for tipsy three times fast you certainly aren't -
give it a try - Ogschdocha, Ogschocha, Ogschocha!

"Ale, man, ale's the stuff to drink for fellows whom it hurts to think."- A.E. Housman

Pliny the Elder is considered one of the best beers in the world.  The real life Pliny
was a Roman naturalist, scholar, historian, traveler, and writer.  He died in 79 C.E.
while observing the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.  Pliny the Younger was his nephew.

"A man who isn't jolly after drinking is just a driveling idiot, to my thinking." Euripides

From 1880 to 1963 home brewers in the United Kingdom had to apply for and
purchase a five-shilling license in order to legally pursue their hobby.  
From 1963 on no license is required.

How to make beer infused shampoo:  place one cup of beer into a saucepan and
bring to a boil.  Then simmer until liquid is reduced to half.  Cool then mix with your
favorite store bought shampoo.  The beer will add shine and smoothness to hair.

Got a stuck bolt?  Try pouring some beer over it.  The carbonation and acids will
dissolve the rush after a short while, unsticking the bolt.

Oktoberfest celebrations around the world are often held in September as is the one
in Germany.  One reason is that the weather is better then for outdoor festivals.

"There is only one game at the heart of America, and that is baseball, and only one
beverage is to be found sloshing at the depths of our national soul, and that is beer."
Peter Richmond, sports columnist

The most famous fictional beer in the world is Homer Simpson's favorite
brew,Duff.  It is now made under license only at Walt Disney World.

Witbier is a perfect pairing with a cucumber,onion, and
tomato salad with tahini lemon juice dressing.

They all can mean drunk:  blitzed, stewed, ripped, blasted, smashed, gone, sloshed.

Thirsty for a change?  Try a Sangaree Ale.  Add 1 teaspoon of confectioner's sugar
to 10 ounces of cold ale.  Lightly sprinkle cinnamon and nutmeg on top.

The oldest pub in Bruges, Belgium, the Cafe Vlissinghe,
has been open for business since  1515.

Outside shops in Qingdao, China, there are barrels of Tsingtao beer and
piles of clean plastic bags.  People buy the beer in bulk, put it into a plastic bag,
and then pay for it by the pound.  The reason for using pounds as a pricing
unit is to avoid being swindled by a package that is sold by volume but
is really half full of carbon dioxide and air.

How to make a beer boiled brat - 1.  Avoid poking holes in the casing to keep the
juices in;  2.  Lighter beers work better but experiment to find your own favorite;
3. Don't boil your beer.  Keep it at a simmer just below boiling point;
4.  Allow your brats to soak in the hot beer for 20 to 30 minutes

Forget drinking beer from an ice cold glass.  Try a hot one.  Heating beer with sugar
and spices was popular up until the 19th century and was done to improve the taste
of the relatively low quality of many beers available at that time.  A typical recipes
involves adding several tablespoons to a half cup of sugar to a pint of ale along with
a combination of one or more of cinnamon, clove, ginger, allspice, and nutmeg.

Russian Proverb- "The church is near, but the road is icy.  The bar is
far away, but I will walk carefully."

The Untapped beer phone apt started in September 2010 with just 200
users.  It currently has more than 850,000 registered users with
more than 51 million check-ins.
More From Moore  -  nothing but beer here.....
Clay Moore
dedicates this page
to his and
Beer Nexus's
favorite band,
Lunch Hour-
Six Pack
"beer for the ear"
It's time for more ......TALES OF ALES

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It's the Blend of the
World As We  
Know It

Hoponomics 101

Light Beer

Things to Brew
in Denver

You Want That  in
the Can?

Corporate Indecision

Craft Beer
Friend or Foe

Houston We Have a
Big Friggin Proglem

I'll Take Price
Gouging for  $200,