TIL that Keurig K-Cups generate 10 times the solid waste that would be generated from a standard drip brewer and most of that waste isn't recyclable. Co-founder John Sylvan said, "I feel bad sometimes that I ever did it.”
TIL how IPAs, or “Indian Pale Ales” got their name. Most beers couldn’t withstand the 6 month trip from Great Britain to the British colonies in India, where the climate was too hot to brew. In response, a brewer heavily hopped and aged their beers, making them pale, and able to survive the journey.
TIL during a world-wide hop shortage in 2008, Sam Adams brewing company sold craft brewers their hops at cost to keep them in business and has given over 3 million in loans to small breweries to spur competition.
Julia Hartley-Brewer: "Why on earth are the Tories - or any party - accepting cash from Russian donors? Simple solution to this: £5k annual limit on any donation from any individual or company to any political party. Money corrupts democracy."
[Wojnarowski] After Corey Brewer’s buyout with the Lakers, a reunion with his college coach Billy Donovan in Oklahoma City is a serious possibility, league sources tell ESPN. He will talk to other teams too.
TIL of Fannie Quigley—a five-foot-tall frontierswoman who spent nearly 40 years prospecting in a remote Alaskan region in the 1890s. She was defined as an all-in-one miner, hunter, brewer, and cook who used mine shafts as a beer fridge and shot bears to get lard for pie crusts.
"In late March, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the federal government could take more than $60,000 of [Mark] Brewer’s cash with civil forfeiture, even though he was never charged with a crime...According to Brewer, he had been saving that cash during his military service."
I just rode my bicycle 11,750 miles to attend a game at every single MLB stadium! 6 months and 30 ballparks. All for Big Brothers Big Sisters and youth mentoring! Made it to No. 30 home of the Milwaukee Brewers!
Cleanthony Early, Chris Copeland, Jeremy Tyler, Mindaugaus Kuzminskas, Ronnie Brewer, Toure' Murry, Maurice Ndour, Chasson Randle, Landry Fields, Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Travis Wear, Chris Smith,
I did it!!! I pedaled my bicycle 11,750 miles to all 30 MLB ballparks to raise money and awareness for Big Brothers Big Sisters and youth mentoring. Made it to ballpark 30 home of the Milwaukee Brewers!
[Ganguli] "I helped the guys as much as I could," Corey Brewer said. "I didn’t mind being a mentor. There’s a lot of good guys. When you can still play you don't want to be in a situation where you’re not playing."
Coffee brewing - First try with a French Press; it tastes great, not at all bitter, very smooth, a bit strong (used too many grounds) and it takes longer than a hand pour, drip brewer, or Keurig, but for $10 at IKEA, I recommend it to anyone exploring the wide world of brewing their own coffee