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What Time Is It? Beer O’Clock

Howdy all. Just chilling on Sunday. Sooo, what Time Is It? Why it’s Beer O’Clock. Is it not? Why limit happy hour to one hour a day?

Beer Quotes:

Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
-Benjamin Franklin

As long as you’ve decided to drink all day there’s nothing wrong with starting early in the morning.”– George Carlin

People who drink light ‘beer’ don’t like the taste of beer; they just like to pee a lot.
-Capital Brewery, Middleton, WI

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer.
-Abraham Lincoln

If you ever reach total enlightenment while drinking beer, I bet it makes beer shoot out your nose.
-Deep Thought, Jack Handy

Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
-Ernest Hemmingway

God made pot. Man made beer. Who do you trust?
-Restroom in The Irish Times, Washington DC

He was a wise man who invented beer.

If you have any further  doubts about the virtues of beer consider this chart discovered at Leslie Fieger’s website.

Beer vs Milk

The average pint of beer contains: The average pint of milk contains:
92% water 87% water
5% alcohol 0% alcohol
150 calories 200 calories
15 grams of carbohydrates 12.5 grams of carbohydrates
0 fat 16 grams of fat
0 cholesterol the equivalent cholesterol of 25 slices of bacon
25% of adult daily requirement (ADR) of magnesium 12% of adult daily requirement (ADR) of magnesium
20% of ADR of phosphorus 20% of ADR of phosphorus
10% of ADR of potassium 1% of ADR of potassium
10% of ADR of Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 60% of ADR of Vitamin B2
35% of ADR of Vitamin B3 (niacin) 0% of ADR of Vitamin B3
15% of ADR of Vitamin B6 12% of ADR of Vitamin B6
65% of ADR of B9 (Folic acid ) 8% of ADR of B9 (Folic acid)
150% of ADR of Vitamin B12 40% of ADR of B12
plus 75 mg of polyphenols, which help prevent cancer and cardiovascular disease plus pus (yes pus), hormones, herbicides & pesticides (including dioxin)- all proven to cause cancers.
plus enzymes that aid digestion and a promote a healthy digestive tract. plus homocysteine -proven to cause Alzheimer’s, heartdisease as well as colon and prostate cancers.
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