Posts tagged “beer”

“Cold beer is bottled God.”
Dylan Thomas

#FridayFive: Favorite Places to Drink Beer

Of course, the best place to drink a beer is in the garage after you just finished mowing the lawn.

Zima: RIP

To Coors’ horror, Zima proved most popular among young women — a demographic that, while generally fond of getting tanked, just doesn’t have the same thirst for hooch as its male counterpart. And once the ladies took a shine to the stuff, the guys avoided Zima as if it were laced with estrogen. from The

Thursday Night @ the Roxy

Another Thursday night, another becky show at the Roxy. This was — if I remember correctly — the tenth Thursday in a row (excluding St. Patrick’s) that I’ve been there. This time I experienced Los Angeles parking nirvana when I got there. Not only did I get a meter right across the street, but it

Beer-Opening Robot

Just when you thought beer-drinking couldn’t get any better, along comes the Autonomous Beer-Opening Robot, or ABOR. It was built by Jean-Phillipe Clerc, a mechanical engineering master’s student at the University of Florida, as part of the school’s Intelligent Machine Design Laboratory class. link via Visual Distortion

A Few Good Reasons for Drinking

I’ve a few good reasons for drinking And one just entered my head If a man can’t drink when he’s living How the hell can he drink when he’s dead? – seen on a t-shirt for McSwiggin’s Pub, “where there are no strangers, only friends yet to meet”

lust for beer

A strange thing happened on my way to the west coast. At some point along the way I seem to have misplaced my lust for beer. I’m not frantically searching for it or anything. Usually I barely even notice that it’s missing. But. I can’t help but wonder where it went.

Beer Fights Kidney Stones

In a battle like that, I’ll root for beer every time. Keep up the good fight, Dan.

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