Beer (& More) In Food

Beer: The Condiment With An Attitude!

10 THINGS

Posted by Bob Skilnik on September 30, 2007

winos.jpgAs we celebrate the start of Germany’s Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 22, and as we mourn the recent death of connoisseur Michael ‘The Beer Hunter’ Jackson, let’s investigate the civilizing qualities of beer. BTW, a collective toast to Jackson takes place today, September 30

1. Why did the Pilgrims land at Plyouth Rock instead of pushing on to Virginia? Well, for one thing, they were nearly out of beer. A Mayflower passenger’s diary reads: ‘We could not now take time for further search or consideration; our victuals being much spent, especially our beere.’

More Here, But I’ll Soon Be Back With A Much More Detailed Look At The Folklore Of The First Thanksgiving…

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: