- Give a man a beer, he'll waste an hour.
Teach a man to brew and he'll waste a lifetime.
-- Mike Bennett, from rec.crafts.brewing, 1997
- Filled with mingled cream and amber
I will drain that glass again.
Such hilarious visions clamber
Through the chambers of my brain ---
Quaintest thoughts --- queerest fancies
Come to life and fade away;
Who cares how time advances?
I am drinking ale today.
-- Edgar Allan Poe
- You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline--it
helps if you have some kind of football team, or some nuclear weapons,
but at the very least you need a beer.
-- Frank Zappa
- Too much liquor is bad, and leads to that horned man in the
smoky house; but after all, many people haven't the gift
of enjoying a wet, and since we be highly favoured with a
power that way, we should make the most o't.
-- Thomas Hardy
- When people drink, then they are successful and win lawsuits
and are happy and help their friends. Quickly, bring me a beaker
of cider so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.
--Aristophanes, 424 B.C.
- Q: How many brewers does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: A third less than a regular bulb.
--from rec.crafts.brewing, July 94
- I had the greatest hobby in the world, and I had to go
and turn it into a job.
--Dave Miller, former homebrewer,
now Brewmaster at The Saint Louis Brewery, 1994
- Come to think of it, the Beer Sensory Wheel, does sort of
resemble the Buddhist prayer wheel, doesn't it?
--T.Gierman, on the Lambic Digest, 1994
- I know bourbon gets better with age,
because the older I get, the more I like it.
--Booker Noe, Master Distiller and Grandson of Jim Beam
- All right brain, I don't like you and you don't like me - so
let's just do this and I'll get back to killing you with beer.
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