"Here and There"
by Clay Moore
and Jay Silvers

As a holiday gift, the American Homebrewers Association has given special
lifetime memberships to President Obama the first president to brew beer in the
White House and White House chef Sam Kass. Obama made history when he
purchased a home brewing kit and then alongside chef Kass made White House
Honey Ale, the first beer known to have actually been brewed in the White House.

Currently clocking 53 million YouTube views and counting, The Budweiser ad
Puppy Love is the most viral ad of all Super Bowls. And three of the four most
shared Super Bowl ads of all time starred the Budweiser Clydesdales.

The snifter glass is best for beers with a strong smell.  You can swirl the
beer around more easily which releases aromas that enhance the beers
flavors. Use a snifter for wheat wines, quads, and strong ales.

Fight a hangover with a high potency B-complex supplement before going to
bed. The B vitamins aid your body in metabolizing the alcohol carbohydrates
and also dilate your blood vessels, compensating for dehydration. Maltodextrin
is a nonfermentable carbohydrate that adds a silky mounthfeel to your beer.
It's use in lighter beers often leads to unwanted haze.

Brewing tip: If you add yeast to a too hot wort the yeast will die.
And that's not good if you want alcohol in your beer.

"Oh you hate your job? There's a support group for that. It's
called people and they meet at the bar."    Drew Carey

Witbier, or white beeer, is brewed with 45-50% wheat and
gets its name from its light appearance.  

A neutron walks into a bar. “I'd like a beer” he says.  The bartender
serves him. “How much will that be” asks the neutron.  “For you” replies
the bartender, “no charge”. We didn't laugh either.

The quietest bar in New York City is Burp Castle where the bartenders
loudly shush patrons who speak above a whisper. Shuuuuuuuuuush!!

"There are two kinds of people I don't trust: people who don't drink
beerand people who collect stickers.” Chelsea Handler.

Originally brewed in England, pale ales get their name from the color of the malt
they are brewed with. The beers themselves are generally amber or copper in
color and tend to be of a light to medium body. Try making beer sweet potatoes -
it's easy.  Boil the sweet potatoes, uncovered in 3 cups of beer or whatever
amount is needed to submerge them.  Cook until tender. Enjoy

“Whoever drinks beer, he is quick to sleep; whoever sleeps long does
not sin, enters Heaven! Thus, let us drink beer.” Martin Luther

According to some historians the Pilgrims never intended landing at Plymouth, MA.
They hoped to reach Virginia but when their provisions, particularly their beer, were
running out they were forced to cut their trip short.

Homebrewing did not become legal until 1979.

Mash: to a brewer is a mixture of hot water, crushed malt, and other things in
which grain starches are converted to sugar as the basis for true beer. Rack
is the process of transferring beer from one vessel to another in order to
leave the sediment behind.

The hot new beer workout trend is called Beer Yoga.  Breweries across the country
have adopted the tasty exercise class. Makes sense to us since beer is delicious
and yoga is good for you. The format is simple. You are given a beer, you roll out
the yoga mats and place the beer beside you. Most breweries classes are
designed for a variety of skill levels. But with positions such as downward dog,
warrior pose and other full body movements chances are you'll work up a thirst.

Pennsylvania liquor control authorities have decided restaurants can deliver beer
with food orders. Wine and spirits are not allowed to be delivered. Restrictions -
the beer has to be paid for over the phone by debit or credit card and retailers
must obtain transporter-for-hire licenses, which cost $700.

The word for a beer expert is cerevisaphile its derived from the Latin name
ofthe Roman goddess of agriculture, Ceres, and vis, meaning strength.  
You can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning.

"You can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning."
Clay and Jay

See you next month!
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Clay Moore
dedicates this page
to his and
Beer Nexus'
favorite band,
Lunch Hour-
Six Pack
"beer for the ear"
It's time for more ......TALES OF ALES
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