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2010-09-30 11:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunting-season purchases of Miller High Life and Miller High Life Light throughout Wisconsin will benefit Whitetails Unlimited, a Door County-based national conservation group dedicated to preserving the American tradition of hunting. MillerCoors and its distributors are teaming up to donate $0.50 for each 30-pack sold at retail during October and November, as well as an additional $0.05 for every bottle, can or glass sold in restaurants, bars and...

2010-08-05 14:23:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Tired of holding your fantasy football draft in your friend's basement or over a two hour conference call? Now you can draft your team in style, thanks to the Miller Lite Fantasy Draft Sweepstakes. On September 1, one lucky winner and nine of his friends will be flown to Dallas for two nights, where they will get to conduct their fantasy draft in the fully stocked Miller Lite suite at the state-of-the-art Cowboys Stadium. They will enjoy all the...

2010-04-28 08:00:00

BOSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hampshire homebrewer Rob North triumphed over nearly 200 other entrants to win the third annual Samuel Adams Patriot Homebrew contest. His winning brew, a Rauchbier, meaning "smoke beer" in German, will be served and sold at Gillette Stadium during the upcoming Patriots season. Hailing from Manchester, New Hampshire, North beat out entries from all six New England states. "Rob's Rauchbier is well balanced and has a perfect blend of smoke and malt,...

2010-04-22 09:55:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- We are in the midst of a beer renaissance, and the beer world now has the new guidebook it deserves: The Beer Trials, by Seamus Campbell and Robin Goldstein. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100422/NY90769 ) The past few years have seen an explosion of craft breweries across America, more imported beers arriving on the US market than ever before, and unprecedented interest in beer around every corner, from back-road neighborhood pubs to...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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