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  •  I got 5 free cases of MGD from a gig... (4+ / 0-)
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    corvo, bsegel, HeyMikey, Grainpaw

    And I think it's overpriced at 'free'. How do people drink stuff like this?

    Quite an experience to live in fear, isn't it? That's what it is to be a slave. - Roy Batty

    by Fordmandalay on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 08:01:48 PM PDT

    •  Make Margarita's out of it (1+ / 0-)
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      http://margaritatherapy.com

      FYI, that was the fist website I designed back in 1994.

    •  I think you can still kill slugs with it (4+ / 0-)
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      annieli, Fordmandalay, bsegel, Grainpaw

      although that might be considered animal cruelty.

      Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

      by corvo on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 08:07:32 PM PDT

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    •  Use it in chili. (2+ / 0-)
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      Fordmandalay, bsegel

      I keep cheap beer around to use instead of water in chili. 5 cases though...maybe time for a chili charity fundraiser for a few hundred people.

      "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

      by HeyMikey on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 08:13:24 PM PDT

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    •  Try making red beer out of it (3+ / 0-)
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      Fordmandalay, bsegel, Grainpaw

      Tomato (and especially Clamato) juice can fix many travesties--or at least make them marginally palateable.  Add a dash of tabasco and a squeeze of lime for the final touch.

      •  I hate to admit (1+ / 0-)
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        how much I like red beer. Yep, combine that MGD with bloody mary mix and I'll drink it.

        "Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war" - John Adams

        by esquimaux on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 08:30:01 PM PDT

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      •  Time for new glasses, or bed (1+ / 0-)
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        bsegel

        I found myself wondering for a moment how tomato juice would fix transvestites. It would probably take something stronger than beer.

        The man who worries morning and night about the dandelions in the lawn will find great relief in learning to love the dandelions. Liberty Hyde Bailey, 1910

        by Grainpaw on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 08:50:39 PM PDT

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    •  Ask for cash next time. (2+ / 0-)
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      bsegel, Zack from the SFV

      1. If you have a hop vine, throw 1 or 2 fresh cones in the glass.  
      2. Get some hop oil at homebrew shop and put a drop or 2 in each glass.
      3. Use it for a lawnmower beer, or bribe someone to mow your lawn or do some other chore.
      4. Blend it in the glass with some other homebrew or commercial beer that is ordinarily a little too strong or funky for you.
      5. Cook with it.
      6. Take it to a party for the people who can't drink real beer.
      7. Use it for brewing water if the tap water is too bad to brew with.
      8. Give it to some homeless (and presumably beerless) person, or a poor musician. Be sure to get a receipt for your tax write-off.
      9. Distill it to reclaim the alcohol (for your vehicle or for still fuel.
      10. Hair rinse.
      11. Jerry Baker wrote several books about cheap lawn care. I think beer was an ingredient in a lawn treatment.
      12.  Empty out the bottles, mount on a framework with a hook, get a cheap string of LED lights and stuff one in each bottle, and sell the chandelier for enough to buy some decent beer. Alternately, make it a Christmas tree.
      13. Fill bottles with varying amounts of water to make a wind harp.
      14. String some emptires up for a wind chime.
      15. Use as building blocks with cement for a window in a wall, or build a whole shed or house.
      16. Refill bottles with good beer that you made.

      The man who worries morning and night about the dandelions in the lawn will find great relief in learning to love the dandelions. Liberty Hyde Bailey, 1910

      by Grainpaw on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 08:41:12 PM PDT

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