|"Here and There"
by Clay Moore
and Jay Silvers
A brewery has swapped its logo of a woman in suspenders for a fighter pilot to make
the beer more female friendly.Nottingham-based Castle Rock has brewed a beer in
honour of World War Two pin-up Elsie Mo since 1998 and it is one of the company's
top selling ales.But now its has been ditched in favour of a more politically-correct
design, which pays homage to the Second World War's female pilots.
What do you think? (click to enlarge)
called Statewide Pale Ale.
China is the home of four of the world’s top selling beers in the world -
Snow, Tsingtao, Yanjing, and Harbin
Corona Premier will be on the market soon. It has 90 calories, positioning it
favorably against lights from Bud, Miller, Coors, and Corona own Light (99 calories.)
Buffalo, NY's famous iroquois beer is ready for a comeback and will be back
in production later this month to cash in on the retro fad.
12-ounces of a typical American pale lager actually has fewer calories
than 2 percent milk or apple juice
A friend of ours partied too hard and too long. He called and asked "what do you
take for a hangover?" We said, "liquor, the night before."
That psychological councilor is highly qualified - he used to be a bartender.
Egyptians, built the pyramids under the influence. Workers at Giza
received about four liters of beer a day
Tilt your glass to see if foam adheres to the side. If it does, that’s called “Brussels
lace,” considered to be a sign of high-quality beer — and clean glasses.
The first brewery in America was built in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1642..
"A respectable tavern is a quiet refuge and a hospital asylum from .
life and its cares." H.L. Mencken
Abstinence is a wonderful thing.....as long as it's practiced in moderation.
In 1965, a Belgian royal decree mandated that lambics must contain
a minimum of 35% wheat.
Warning: If your beer is crystal clear then It's water and somebody is
trying to sober you up.
From the 1840s through the 1880s New York state was the largest producer
of hops in the United States.
Quick beer chese recipe - add one teaspoon cornstarch and one cup of pilsner to
a classic fondue recipe. A similar recipe was eaten as a breakfast soup in medieval
Europe so how can you go wrong??
Beer makes for a great footbath. It softens the skin and acts as an antiseptic. Give
it a try but don't use good beer. Bud Light will do just fine.
In the late 18th century spruce beer was quite popular in the America. The brewing
recipe left out malt,,instead making the brew with a little bit of hop . water, molasses,
and spruce. Ben Franklin often made spruce beer though researchers report it
likely tasted too much like Pine Sol.
Skunked beer is also called "light struck". The smell comes when UV light corrupts
molecules from the hops creating compounds very similar to what a skunk sprays.
Kvas is a lightly alcoholic beer that is an Eastern European staple. The
foundation of the recipe is hearty brown rye bread that is left to ferment
naturally with water, yeast, and other add ins.
Got a couple of "Roombas" handy? Tape plastic cups onto them, place each on the
carpet and while it cleans try to toss a ping-pong ball in the cup. If it goes in you
drink beer from a cup you're holding. Do not put beer in the Roombas cup.
"You can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning."
Clay and Jay
See you next month!e with nearly 4,00
dedicates this page to his
and Beer Nexus'
"beer for the ear"