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The Friday Link Roundup 22.08.14

UntitledThe Friday Link Roundup is a feature wherein Ben’s Beer Blog lazily points you to other beery things worth reading on the interwebs this week.

Weird beer From whale bone to moon dust and brain, Cool Material looks at some of the weirdest beers ever made.
 Moody tongue
Former Goose Island brewer, Jared Rouben, just unveiled his new company’s “Moody Tongue,” a pilsner made with shaved truffles that retails for $120 a bottle. 
Baseball beer The Washington Post explores and ranks baseball teams with the best beer. Appropriately Toronto is mentioned exactly zero times.
 Wes Anderson
Paste Magazine asked bartenders to create cocktails based on Wes Anderson movies because why the hell not?
 
Hunter
Lastly, what better way to celebrate the fight for marijuana reform than an elaborate weed-infused dinner at the home of intoxicant-enthusiast and Ben’s Beer Blog spirit animal Hunter S. Thompson? via munchies

 

 

 


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The Friday Link Roundup 06.06.14

UntitledThe Friday Link Roundup is a feature wherein Ben’s Beer Blog lazily points you to other beery things worth reading on the interwebs this week.

science Science alert: labs in Southern California are mapping the DNA sequences of brewing yeasts. via The New York Times
 beardo Paul Roof, in addition to having this badass beard, is a Charleston Southern University associate professor and lost his job when this image appeared on a beer label. Gawker has the details.
hangover From Wired, a lengthy look at the science of your hangover. It’s so long your hangover will be gone by the time you read it all.
 10 cent beer  40 years ago, on June 4, 1974, the Cleveland Indians decided to have a 10 cent beer night. To mark the anniversary, retired sportswriter Dan Coughlin recalls the infamous and riotous event for Cleveland.com