"Here and There"
by Clay Moore
and Jay Silvers

Our best tips on making a beer cocktail - 1. Use the right brew -nothing fancy,we
typically go for lagers such as Miller High Life or a (gasp) Budweiser. 2. Follow the
recipe — and your tastebuds.  We typically use 10  ounces of beer — a bottle with
some poured / sipped out — plus whatever else is called for.  3. Keep it balanced.  
Don’t let one flavor dominate.  A good cocktail is a balanced cocktail, whether you’re
talking beer cocktails or not

Here are two of our favorite beer cocktail recipes. -
Orangina: 2 oz. fresh orange
juice,  1 oz. gin,  American lager (such as Miller High Life), Orange wheel for serving.
Merry Margarita - 1.5 oz Tequila,, .5 oz Cointreau, .5 oz Simple syrup (one part
sugar, one part water mixed together), .5 to .75 oz Fresh lime juice (to taste)
3 oz Beer (Bud Light or Corona), Garnish: Lime wedge.  Bonus- simple and easy-
Black Velvet  Fill a highball glass halfway with Guinness Beer. Then fill the glass up
with champagne or sparkling wine. Be sure to pour the bubbly over a spoon into the
glass.  Enjoy.  Make again.  Enjoy, Make again.

Beer Style Guide: GOSA
Gose is a warm fermented beer that originated in Goslar, Germany. It is usually
brewed with at least 50% of the grain bill being malted wheat. ... Gose belongs to
the same family of sour wheat beers which were once brewed across Northern
Germany and the Low Countries. Pronounced "Goes-A"h

Quiz time! What is the technical name for "Brewer's Yeast"??
A. zymurgy; B.zygotica ; C. saccharomyces , D.  accormycecea
Answer: C

Did you know that Root beer was once a temperance beverage? Promoters hoped it
would replace beer in popularity.  They were wrong.

Did you know that giving free lunches is illegal in Pennsylvania since 1917?. This
was to prevent taverns from giving free sandwiches to patrons, who then bought
beer to drink with them. This led some taverns to sell sandwiches and give
the beer free.  While it's still the law there no need to enforce it.  When' the last
time you got a free lunch in PA or anywhere else for that matter.

When a young Tiriki man wants to marry a woman, he offers beer to her. If she
then spits some of it into his mouth, she has accepted his proposal. If she just
spits athim we guess her answer was no.

We think the two best uses of salt for beer drinkers are- 1. Sprinkle it on a bar
napkin before setting the glass on to keep it from sticking; 2. Take some salted
peanuts drop them into in a glass of beer and watch them "dance".

Here in the USA we so used to seeing a beer's alcohol content in terms of alcohol by
volume.  But you can also alcohol by weight as a measurement. A 3.2% alcohol by
weight equals 3.2 grams of alcohol per 100 centiliters of beer. (It is approximately
20% less than alcohol by volume.) So a beer with 4%ABW is about 5% ABV.

This year's Oktoberfest in Munich will have over 600 police officers and hundreds
of security guards on duty to keep the order; and around 50 doctors on call for
those who might consume a little more than they should.

CenturyLink Field, the home of the Seattle Seahawks is tops on the list of the
largest selection of beer and wine amongst all 31 NFL stadiums.   Seahawks’
CenturyLink Field was found to sell 139 different beers and wines, including 48 red
wines, 21 whites, six roses, four sparklers, 30 mostly-local craft beers, and
30 macro beers. Second on the list was the New Orleans Saints.

“Across the troubled maelstrom of time, people always need a beer.”
Ellen Kushner

Last year, the top three spiked seltzer brands accounted for 6% of share in the
beer/cider/seltzer category. This year, they're sitting at a whopping 19% of share.

This year the Brewery Collectibles Club of America will be holding they annual
"CANvention" in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  We only collect full cans.

Constellation Brands (parent company of San Diego’s Ballast Point Brewing)
expects $54.8 million in quarterly losses from Canopy Growth Corporation, the
marijuana producer it invested $4 billion in last year.

"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
favorite band,
Lunch Hour-
Six Pack
"beer for the ear"
It's time for more ......TALES OF ALES

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