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    Brews You Can Use

    Drink one on the 30th in memory of Michael Jackson, the Beer Hunter. It's also a fundraiser, with proceeds going to the National Parkinson Foundation. I can't advise anybody to send money to NPF without knowing its position on fetal stem cells (searched its site but found nothing), but I support toasts to a man who furthered the cause of beer in schizophrenic America (I think the guy was from the UK, but he was big in the US). __________ I have an alibi. I'm just too drunk to articulate it: A shipment of more than 100,000 cans and bottles of Moosehead Lager has been stolen in Mississauga. Retail value: $200,000. Its happiness value can't be symbolized without exponents. __________ The beer story of St. Arnold. Excerpt:
    He is said to have spent his life warning peasants about the health hazards of drinking water. Water was not necessarily safe to drink during the dark ages, especially around towns and villages. Nasty stuff. Arnold always had the well-being of his followers close at heart. Beer, on the other hand, was quite safe. Arnold frequently pointed this out to his congregation. He is credited with having once said, "From man's sweat and God's love, beer came into the world." It goes without saying that the people loved and revered Arnold.
    __________ Pizza beer continues its march into the mainstream. Will there be people who refuse to drink the crust at the bottom, thereby drinking more of the good stuff and leaving less for everyone else? __________ Possibly the funniest and most-disgusting five-second video ever (and proof that excessive drinking is bad for your health, mind, soul, clothes, and everything else). It's been out for awhile, so my apologies if this is "old hat":

    5 Responses to “Brews You Can Use”

    1. Tim J. Says:

      Ah, what sad times are these when passing ruffians can steal Moosehead from good townspeople at will.

      What next?

      What’s your opinion of Moosehead, Eric? It’s one of my weekly standbys. I am not really a beer connoiseur, so more exotic brews are a tad wasted on me. I am trying to educate my palate, though, so recommendations would be welcome. I just can’t make a practice out of shelling out big bucks for esoteric brands.

      I’d like some recommendations on some beers that are widely available. I keep a supply of Pabst (in bottles, which not every store carries) for weeknights. I bought it first after you mentioned it here, and I agree that it is much better than Budweiser (what isn’t?) as well as cheaper.

    2. Jeff Smith Says:

      I enjoy regular American lagers (except Bush products) and almost all Canadian beers, but for some reason (and I’m in the minority with my like-minded beer drinking friends) I think Moosehead tastes like pisswater. I can’t explain it and have tried it a half dozen times thinking I must have had a odd skunky one the last time.

    3. Eric Says:

      It’s been years since I’ve had a Moosehead, but I remember that I didn’t much care for it.

    4. Lamont the Lucky Says:

      I heard that moosehead is a misdemeanor in West Virginia.

    5. K T Cat Says:

      I’ll bet the urinal diver wonders why he can’t get a date.

     

     

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