Yesterday Jackie and I split a pint of @DESTIHLbrewery’s latest Deadhead, Haze of the Dead, just in time for Halloween.
Remembering that @limako really liked @UplandBrewCo CoastBuster, when I saw another of their “side trail” beers—Viking Slang, an Imperial Nordic-Style IPA—I had to pick up a 4-pack. Sharing a can with @jackieLbrewer.
Check it out: I broke off two squares of 86% dark chocolate precisely along the pre-scored divisions between squares. (Usually I just get random chunks of different squares.)
Sitting on the patio, drinking a beer and reading The Economist. Jackie is nearby, and expected to return. Kindle on standby for when Economist runs out.
Latest from the craft brewing medical journal “Duh!”:
“a beneficial effect of beer on endothelial function should be supposed”
I’m torn. It’s finally dry enough that I could probably go out on the patio and squeeze in a jump rope workout. Or I could just have another beer.
Sitting on the patio with my sweetie @jackieLbrewer. And, of course, beer.
Yesterday we happened to get to Schnuck’s just as they were putting out packages of toilet paper, so we snagged two big packages.
I’m really bemused by what they are and are not out of. Onions were all gone, except a small number of organic white onions. Ground beef all gone (but we snagged a pound of ground bison, which I figure will be much better anyway, at almost twice the price of beef, of course). All the other stuff we buy routinely was there.
I can’t help but wonder what someone from the 1700s would say if we told them that people were panic-buying in the face of a plague outbreak, and then showed them a grocery store where all you could get was unlimited fruit (including tropical fruit), unlimited veggies (except onions), unlimited amounts of all the premium cuts of meat, and unlimited staples like flour, sugar, rice, beans, etc.
We also got a big carton of beer and a big bottle of whiskey, in case of emergency.
Probably just another instance of “people who drink moderately have other healthy behaviors as well,” but very much in keeping with my preconceptions:
Compared with abstainers, those who drank one to 13 standard drinks a week had a 66 percent lower rate of beta amyloid deposits in their brains.
Enjoying the fireplace at @HoulihansCU with @jackieLbrewer, who is drinking a Ghostwriter. I’ve got a U of IPA. 📷 #mbfeb