|"Here and There"
by Clay Moore
and Jay Silvers
Beers contain a surprising variety of proteins: at least 62, forty of which come from
yeast. These proteins are key in supporting beer’s foamy head.
Tenenit, the Egyptian deity of beer, was female, as was the Zulu beer goddess
Mbaba Mwana Waresa. Among the Wari people of ancient Peru, elite women
brewed the beer. Centuries later, women dominated the European brewing scene,
Forty-six percent of US Midwesterners said beer was their favorite drink, compared
with 42 % of Easterners, 40 % of Westerners and 37 % of Southerners.
George Washington's favorite beer style was Porter. He had an ample supply of it
at Mount Vernon, his Virginia estate, and in the White House.
Abraham Lincoln held a liquor license and operated several taverns
MA group of creative scientists in Australia have successfully created an article of
clothing made from the bacterial fermentation of beer. We have no idea why.
"Human beings are at their best in bars drinking beer."
Historians credit monks with many brewing innovations including the introduction of
hops, including the idea of lagering, or cold storing, beer to improve flavor.
Did you hear about the bartender in a Pennsylvania coal town who got arrested
for selling beer to a minor? Ah, neither did we..
Almost all early American beers were based on the English-style ales the colonists
were familiar with. That began to change, though, in the mid-1800s as wave after
wave of new immigrants came from Northern and Central Europe, bringing with them
a taste for a new style of beer had taken hold on the Continent: Pilsner
Tough question about Pilsner: Compared to a Bohemian (Czech) Pilsner,
A. German Pilsner will usually be: A. lighter bodied; B have a darker color; C have
a. one percenter higher ABV; D. none of these; e. all of these. answer: A
Have you ever enjoyed imagined a world with no hypothetical situations?
British men have been found twice as likely to know the price of their beer as their
partner's bra size. A poll found that 77% of males knew how much their beer costs
but only 38% knew the correct size of their mate's bra.
If you beer is totally tasteless and pale check your glass- it might be empty.
Although “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” is considered to be the
shortest sentence that includes all the letters of the alphabet, alcohol lovers came
up with one of their own “Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs".
The word “toast,” which means wishing good health originated in ancient Rome as
a piece of toasted bread was literally dropped into a glass of wine.
. Who knows, It might be true.
An ancient Egyptian cure for hemorrhoids was drinking lots of beer. That will
also probably work for most of what "ales" you.
"I distrust a man who says 'when." If he's got to be careful not to drink too much it's
because he's not to be trusted when he does." Sidney Greenstreet
A nearby town just mandated that all the bars there have to close at two in the
morning and a lot of people are upset about it. We say they ought to close'em.
Anybody that cant get drunk by two AM isn't really trying.
What is the oldest operating brewery in the world? Answer: Weinhenstephan
Which is the oldest operating brewery in the US? Answer: Yuengling.
What is the most used ingredient in IPAs? Answer: Water (we bet you said hops)
A carton of yogurt walks into a bar and orders a beer. The bartender says "we don't
serve your kind in here". The yogurt says back, "why not, I'm a cultured individual."
"You can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning."
Clay and Jay
See you next month!
dedicates this page to his
"beer for the ear"