Monthly Archives: May 2006

It’s National Homebrew Day on Saturday

Saturday is National Homebrew Day again—first Saturday in May. If anyone wants to participate, you can sign up online, and brew one of the Big Brew recipes; Poor Richard’s Ale is one of the recipes this year. Before the event• Register your Big Brew Site • Invite non-brewing and brewing friends and family to help brew beer • Read this year’s Big Brew recipe • Hold a special beer dinner for friends and family you’re … Continue reading →

When in Rome…

Watch out for bogus beer deals: a Hong Kong tourist was charged $1251 (990 euros) for a pint of beer by an unscrupulous bar owner. The tourist, who was traveling alone, was invited to the bar by a tout who served him a beer and then said it would cost him 990 euros. He bartered it down to 490 euros, but the bar owner ended up taking 990 euros off his credit card anyway. "When … Continue reading →