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Archive for 'Beer'

“Lager louts” and “glassing” coming soon to the USA?

Writing for The Washington Monthly, Tim Heffernan suggests that the US has mostly escaped England’s enormous alcohol-related problems in large part because the 21st Amendment to the Constitution, which repealed Prohibition, created inefficiencies which made it difficult for the beer industry to integrate vertically as it did in the UK. But that may be changing.

Beer in the struggle against Islamism in Egypt

This is a guest post by Abu Faris
A couple of commenters mentioned that I had written, in passing, that I liked a pint or two of the ice-cold-in-Alex falling-down potion here in Alexandria. “Oooooo,” they ominously hooted, “You won’t be allowed to do that soon. The religious police will get you. Oooooo.”
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