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Memories of the 28th Century

Miscellaneous thoughts about miscellaneous matters

  1. Better Hydration

    by , 07-13-2018 at 03:15 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    "I never drink water; that is the stuff that rusts pipes." W. C. Fields

    I had a conversation with a medical person, who told me that I should hydrate after a CT scan. I said that I would have a few beers. The poor, ignorant person was horrified, so I explained that beer is excellent for hydration, but she had bought into the hydration myth so she was dubious. ...
  2. Narragansett

    by , 01-02-2018 at 10:39 AM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    A few decades ago, I drank Ballantine Ale pretty much every day for several years. I can imagine better tasting ales, but Ballantine was something that I could drink every day. Alas, Narragansett Brewing that produced it went down the tubes. One of the former owners bought the name and recipes, when they became available, and he has been building the company back up.

    I hope that Ballantine Ale will be revived in a few years. So far they have only restored about a half dozen brands, ...