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Does the Rare Snowfall Call For Another Beer?
Old 02-25-2015, 10:08 PM   #1
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Does the Rare Snowfall Call For Another Beer?

We don't get snow here much, but for whatever reason, when it does snow, I feel as if I deserve another beer!?! And without that other beer, I probably wouldn't be starting this thread. But it's looking like six to ten inches, and in the southeast, that's sayin' something.
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Old 02-25-2015, 10:18 PM   #2
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That's at least six to 10 beers!
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Old 02-25-2015, 10:24 PM   #3
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Go do the shoveling first and the extra beers will taste that much better!
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Old 02-25-2015, 11:02 PM   #4
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Old 02-25-2015, 11:48 PM   #5
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You better stock up. This winter is just getting started.


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Old 02-26-2015, 10:21 AM   #6
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So, we left the north for two months to get out of the cold/snow. The first 3+ weeks were OK. We did a few nice bicycle rides in Charleston, SC. But these last two weeks have been winter. We planned a lot of bike riding while in Memphis and only had one opportunity and that was because we braved the cold. On our drive from Memphis to Little Rock, our bikes were coated with snow/ice/dirt/salt. White outs on the freeway. And, restaurants closed since employees could not make it to work. Today, we will take a short ride and bundle up. Not much different than when we commute in the northern fall/early winter. Average temps here are 55. Still having a good time but it would be better if the weather cooperated. I did not come to Little Rock to see snowmen built on front lawns .
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That's at least six to 10 beers!
What he said.

But yeah, do the shoveling first or it won't happen. That may or may not be important to you....
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Old 02-26-2015, 05:27 PM   #8
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Apparently God put it there, let him/her deal with it. Have a few beers and be awed by how far south snow can fall and how little time it spends with you.

Now up here, north of 49, I've had the snowblower out about a dozen times. Beer doesn't cut it. I believe in a 1 to 1 ratio. An inch of snow equals an inch of rum (the larger the area of the glass, the better).
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An inch of snow equals an inch of rum (the larger the area of the glass, the better).
Like the general idea,but....
I'm right outside of Syracuse and don't think my liver could handle it.

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But of course! More snow more beer. You know you had enough beer when you can write your name in the snow, with post processed beer.
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Never "shoveled" snow or even seen a snowblower. Just wait a day and it's gone. It sleeted Mon./Tue., then a few flakes on Wed, everything shutdown schools, gov offices, etc

Should be back in the 60s/70s by the weekend.
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I just usually call my sister in Connecticut and ask her how the shoveling is going and what the heating bill is this month. I don't drink alcohol, but I know her husband does, so I tell him to have a cold one on me!
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Old 02-26-2015, 07:38 PM   #13
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It snowed here twice this week but not enough either time to really cover the ground. But I'm having a couple of extra beers anyway. I saw all the snow on the TV news, and that's good enough for me.
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But of course! More snow more beer. You know you had enough beer when you can write your name in the snow, with post processed beer.
Sort of like this....
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Nice handy work!
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We had something like 14 inches over the weekend and another 5 or so this week. I have given up slogging to the gym. I get my workout shoveling...yes, shoveling. A snow blower just seems sissified....and with all this snow this week if I were a drinker I'd be a hot mess
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If it is snowing, you should definitely have a beer ... and when it stops and the sun comes out ... have another.
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So.. it doesn't snow here... and we're in the middle of a drought. That said - they are calling for rain all weekend... can I have a beer for every 1/2 inch of rain? (That still might not get me a beer.... did I mention we're in a drought.)
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So.. it doesn't snow here... and we're in the middle of a drought. That said - they are calling for rain all weekend... can I have a beer for every 1/2 inch of rain? (That still might not get me a beer.... did I mention we're in a drought.)
I love drought beer - much better than bottled.
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Today it was 50, and the snow (only got 3 inches) is pretty much gone.

I only had 2 beers that night (for 3 inches of snow), but one was an olde ale I made a couple years back...a twelve percenter, so that counts as two.
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