Some quotes and proverbs about beer and brewing.
'What's rather dubious?' inquired Mr. Ben Allen, at the same time sharpening his intellect with a draught of beer. 'What's dubious?'
The Pickwick Papers
A meal of bread, cheese and beer constitutes the perfect food.
Queen Elizabeth I
Beer is made by men, wine by God.
Blessed is the mother who gives birth to a brewer.
He was a wise man who invented beer.
I work until beer o'clock.
In wine there is wisdom. In beer there is strength. In water there is bacteria.
One drink is just right,
two are too many,
three too few”.
President Johnson had ordered beer and vodka to be served with the food, because French wine reminded him of Frenchmen and this was meant to be an enjoyable evening.
Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
Some called for ale, and some for porter, and one for coffee, and all of them for cakes; so the hobbit was kept very busy for a while.
The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien
When the dwarves visit Bilbo
The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober.
William Butler Yeats
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.