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2008-08-18 00:00:29

By MARTING FREEMAN C heers to a singular phenomenon: the happy businessman. The economy is ailing and Carl Beeson's trade is hit by soaring costs, rising tax and customers' reduced spending power - but the only thing bitter about this boss is the hops in his "best". "You'll never become a millionaire brewing beer," says Carl, beaming, "but by God it's fun doing it." The fun has been going on for Summerskills for a quarter of a century now as Plymouth's only brewery celebrates the landmark...

2008-08-06 06:00:33

By Rob Kasper, The Baltimore Sun Aug. 6--Beer rules. It is the alcoholic beverage we Americans say we drink most often, besting wine, its closest competitor, by double digits. That was my take after reading the 2008 Gallup Poll of consumption habits, released last week. It found that 42 percent of the U.S. drinkers surveyed said they most often consumed beer, compared with 31 percent who picked wine and 23 percent who preferred spirits. Not so long ago, the same poll had beer playing...

2006-08-03 14:50:00

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK -- The California beermaker who brought the world He'brew, Miraculous Jewbilation and Genesis Ale has come up with a new brew commemorating the late Jewish comedian Lenny Bruce on the 40th anniversary of his death. Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A. has hit more than 1,000 stores in 25 states in a tribute to Bruce, the ground-breaking comic and social critic who died on August 3, 1966, at age 40. The beer is made with "obscene amounts of malts and hops," says a statement...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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