|"Here and There"
by Clay Moore
and Jay Silvers
Black Hammer Brewing had realeased Toke Back Mountain, an IPA brewed with
cannabidiol, the hemp-derived compound better known as CBD. The brewery said it
was California’s first cannabis beer. Now however the federal Alcohol and Tobacco
Tax and Trade Bureau ordered them you stop production despite the fact the
CBD wont' get you high. Only the alcohol in the beer will.
Iceland is the most expensive country to drink a beer. The cheapest country for
beer is Vietnam. For the same amount you can get three beers in New Zealand
and only two in the US and 14 in Vietnam.
Indiana is the only state that regulates the sale of beer based on temperature and
uses the law to prohibit gas stations from selling cold beer. To get around that the
stations are now selling reusable "Chill Indiana bags" that will make beer cold "by
the time that customer reaches their destination.". It's a low tech solution - a leak
proof bag that holds ice. The bag is $6.99 the ice is free on every refill.
United Breweries (UB), partly owned by Dutch brewer Heineken, has just rolled
out the brewer’s Amstel brand in India. Because of demonetisation in India last year
95% of the beer industry sales are in cash..
Prince Harry married American actress Meghan Markle in the most-watched wedding
of the yea the royals and their friends aired up to partake in the time-honored
American tradition of beer pong. And, lo and behold, guess who was the star of
the show - Serena Williams who played beer pong like it was tennis.
Vermont produces more craft beer per capita than any other state. Maine ranks
third for breweries per capita nationwide. Boston has beer gardens across from
City Hall and under an expressway.
Rhode Island saw a higher proportional increase in brewery licenses from 2017 to
first quarter of 2018 than any other state besides Oklahoma,
Summer Brunch, the latest beer from Recess Brewing is an amber ale that includes
coffee, maple syrup and doughnuts. .Yes, real doughnuts (or is it donuts?)
"Never take a beer to a job interview."
"I am willing to taste any beer once."
Only 4 hops are noble: Hallertauer, Saaz, Spalt and Tettnang
Clay is an accomplished magician. One day I saw him walking down the street
and -poof- he turned into a bar.
What is the science of fermenting beer called? A. Sacromyetica; B. Zygotica;
C. Zymurgy; D. Saccormycecea; E.Fermentology
One more (and the last, we promise) quiz. And it's easy. What is generally the
best temperature in which to enjoy an ale? A. Just above freezing; B. Sightly warm;
C.Room temperature; D. Cellar temperature e. Just below freezin
At any given time, 0.7% of the world is drunk. So 50 million people are
drunk right now give or take a few million.
Beer was not considered an alcoholic beverage in Russia until 2013. No
surprise since compared to vodka it had the kick of water.
Nigeria is one of the largest Guinness markets in the world. However it is not the
Guinness most people know. Nigerian Guinness is a bitter-sweet, syrupy drink.
It costs about $2 a bottle and, subject to power cuts, is typically served ice-cold in
liter-sized bottles, never draught. And with a 7.5 percent alcohol content, almost
double that of a draught in Ireland or the U.S.,
"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
and Beer Nexus'
"beer for the ear"