Beer and Pavement

Enjoy By 12/21/2012

Posted in Beer, Intersections by Zac on December 21, 2012

I, like Lenny Bruce am not afraid. The Mayans are wrong about this one. The world will not end by 12/21/2012 EST. And if it does, I live in CST and should have at least an hour to take care of some unfinished business[1].

Our time on this planet is finite. Beer has expiration dates, some sooner than others. Even vinyl records scratches and softens over time due to continual playing.

It’s all coming to an end and we can’t take any of it with us. So, why not indulge a little. Get that one more experience in before it all comes to an end.

It makes record collections and beer cellars obsolete. Unused blogs sit and digitally rot, losing readers by the minute.

Stone's Enjoy By 12/21/2012
Enjoyed By 12/21

We should enjoy the freshest of IPAs before they go bad. Don’t let the hops fade. It’s important to smell the fruit and pine aromas and to allow their bitterness to defeat your tongue. I enjoyed Stone’s Enjoy By 12/21/2012 weeks ago and I’m glad I did. I’ve had too many IPAs who sat months on shelves outside their proper homes in beer coolers. My bottle barely spent any time on a shelf or even in a refrigerator. I mean, why wait when you know it’s peaking now and will only fade as the days pass?

Anyway, here’s a blog post to prove that I’m still around. In case, you know, the world comes to an end. And if it doesn’t, maybe I’ll post again sometime soon.

Notes:

1Actually, due to family travel plans, I will be in the Eastern Standard time zone. So, I get no hour, well aside from the hours I’ll have after Europe goes up in flames.

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  1. G-LO said, on December 21, 2012 at 11:49 am

    I never got to try this beer. Makes me sad.

    And as far as the “End of Days” goes, I’m still here too.

    Happy Holidays!

    G-LO

  2. Barleywhiner said, on December 22, 2012 at 8:42 am

    It’s been a long time since you’ve showed up in my RSS feed. I hope you keep writing, because I’ve always enjoyed your posts.

    • Zac said, on December 28, 2012 at 4:38 pm

      Thanks. It’s been hard to get motivated and find time lately.


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