All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Beer’

Ceramic Squirrel Stabbing: No Beer Leads to Violence

A North Charleston woman was arrested early Christmas morning after stabbing and beating her significant other with a ceramic squirrel. Helen Williams, 44, got into an altercation with the man over beer. According to reports, the 41-year-old man went out for beer earlier that night but the store was closed, as in many other stores that aren’t typically opened on Christmas …

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Alligator For Beer: FL Man Tries To Swap Alligator For Beer

A bizarre incident, at a Florida convenience store, has shown just how desperate some people are for alcohol. Fernando Caignet Aguilera, 64, was seen, in a video surveillance image, trying to swap a four-foot alligator for a 12-pack of beer at the Santa Ana Market last week. Apparently, Aguilera snatched the alligator at a nearby park, and then drove the …

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Man Cited for Trying to Trade Alligator for Beer

A Florida man was recently cited for attempting to trade a live alligator for a 12-pack of beer at a convenience store in Allapattah, a suburb of Miami. Fernando Aguilera strolled into the Santa Ana Market toting a live, four-foot-long alligator, hoping the clerk would trade the reptile for some beer. The clerk called the police, who in turn called …

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Amsterdam Alcoholics Are Given Beer to Clean Streets

Getting paid in beer might sound like a pretty sweet deal for some of us, but many are questioning Amsterdam’s new program that gives alcoholics beer to clean the streets. As odd as this sounds, Amsterdam officials say these people are actually consuming less alcohol per day now thanks to the program. The homeless people who participate in this government-funded …

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Amsterdam Alcoholics Paid with You Guessed it-Beer

Amsterdam has taken the old adage, “If you can’t beat them, join them,” and ran with it. In order to ensure that the streets of Amsterdam are clean, officials have hired alcoholics to clean the streets, and decidedly chosen a rather unconventional method to pay the workers. After putting in a day of hard work, the men who have been …

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Churches Now Attracting Members With Free Beer

NPR reports that while some churches are dealing with the problem of a dwindling congregation, others are trying to create a new kind of Christian community: one dedicated to good beer. Church-in-a-Pub, as it’s being affectionately called, sounds like quite a fun Sunday. “I find the love, I find the support, I find the non-judgmental eyes when I come here, …

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Man Saves Family From Fire, Goes Back For Beer

Meet Walter Serpit, a man who can’t resist Bud Light’s crisp, clean, refreshing taste. WTVM reported that last Thursday afternoon on 43rd St. in Columbus, Georgia, Serpit was sitting in his living room with six adults and two children when smoke began seeping in; a fire started from a malfunctioning water heater. “I told them to get the kids out …

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Yuengling Brewery Fire: Brewery Engulfed In Flames

The Yuengling Brewery had a fire breakout yesterday, when police and fire crews were called in, and found the building engulfed in flames. The location that had the fire was in Tampa, Florida. Yuengling is America’s oldest brewery, originating in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. With a very successful company in the beer industry already, Yuengling opened the Tampa location in early 1999, …

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Michigan Beer Bill: No Skimping On a Pint!

Ever sat down and ordered a pint of beer only to drain the glass a little too quickly? If so, don’t be too quick to call yourself a lush because that pint you ordered might not have really been 16 ounces. Lawmakers in Michigan are working to make sure that their constituents aren’t victims of ounce skimping and introduced what …

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Sixth Grader Set to Brew Beer in Space

STEM School and Academy, Colorado, sixth Grader Michael Bodzianowski, 11, recently won a national competition to perform an experiment that involves brewing beer in microgravity. While the intended goal isn’t to foster space keggers, or possible space madness, galactic beer could benefit “future civilization, as an emergency backup hydration and medical source,” according to Bodzianowski’s teacher, Sharon Combs. The National …

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Drinktec 2013 Beer Convention a Success

Drinktec 2013, the “World’s Leading Trade Fair for the Beverage and Liquid Food Industry”, which kicked off on September 16th in Munich at the Messe München exhibition center, has been touted as a success, according to exhibition director Petra Westphal. Westphal tells Beverage Daily, “Drinktec certainly has a very long history – it goes back to the year 1951. Back …

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Guinness’ New Ad Will Hit You Right in the Feels

In what amounts to one of the best ads you’re likely to see this month, Guinness makes a beer commercial with a heart. “Dedication, loyalty, friendship,” says the ad’s voiceover. “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.” I won’t ruin it. Check it out below: We’ve come a long way from bitter beer face. Image via …

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