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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2011, 05:00:48 PM »
If monks survived long periods of fasting while only drinking beer, I suppose he can survive as well. Great PR for his blogsite.
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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2011, 05:03:21 PM »
isn't lent supposed to be about sacrifice? nice read, I think I'll follow this one

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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2011, 05:05:40 PM »
Nuts.  Reminds me of the guys who did Supersize MeandSuperhigh Me.
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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2011, 05:09:46 PM »
isn't lent supposed to be about sacrifice? nice read, I think I'll follow this one
He has sacrificed food.  He's living on beer! 

I'll have to try this someday...  ;) 
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2011, 05:11:33 PM »
He has sacrificed food.  He's living on beer! 

ok I'll say it one more time, where's the sacrifice in that?  ;D

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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2011, 05:13:15 PM »
Doesn't seem like he has much time for editing, which is probably a good thing. He's getting over a 1000 calories a day from four 6.7% beers, which isn't too shabby, but I bet the initial buzz in the morning is something to deal with. ;D
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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2011, 05:15:14 PM »
He has sacrificed food.  He's living on beer! 

ok I'll say it one more time, where's the sacrifice in that?  ;D
Clearly you aren't a 'foodie'.  My gut is a sad testament to my LOVE of great food: BBQ, Traditional German, Italian, Cajun, etc. 
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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2011, 05:15:38 PM »
obviously, this guy built up a store of beer bullets........ "He said his wife, Michelle, has been completely supportive. In his experiments as a home brewer in Iowa, he said Michelle "puts up with a yeast blow up on the ceiling."

I guess that establishes his credentials as a homebrewer.  ;D
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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #9 on: April 06, 2011, 05:42:42 PM »
6.7%?  I thought historical lenten beers were lower in alcohol (not necessarily lower in gravity). :-\

And 1152 calories a day is not enough for an adult, he should be having 5 or 6 pints a day.  But lower alcohol.
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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2011, 06:29:54 PM »
PLEEEEASE don't tell Mrs. Punatic that Lent is not 365 days long!   ;)
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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2011, 06:32:05 PM »
PLEEEEASE don't tell Mrs. Punatic that Lent is not 365 days long!   ;)

What did you say?  ;)
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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #12 on: April 06, 2011, 06:33:24 PM »
PLEEEEASE don't tell Mrs. Punatic that Lent is not 365 days long!   ;)

I like the way you think.
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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2011, 07:02:40 PM »
PLEEEEASE don't tell Mrs. Punatic that Lent is not 365 days long!   ;)

I like the way you think drink.

Fixed it for ya...  ;)
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Re: Living on beer for Lent
« Reply #14 on: April 06, 2011, 07:43:44 PM »
Ever since I started drinking beer (again) and brewing, I have, well, added some gravity to my foot print. There is a number, 190#, (6'tall) that I will NOT go over. Whenever I get close I start skipping meals......

Most beer software will give you calories.... I may have to start paying attention.
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