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Although I don’t usually pester my fellow CreamAleDrinkers with my eccentric musical taste I couldn’t resist blogging this for a worthwile cause (and how can you not Love Neko Case?): Today, we are especially happy to bring you “People Got A Lotta Nerve,” the first single from Neko Case’s forthcoming album Middle Cyclone (out March 3), because for every blog that reposts the song and/or iLike user who adds it to their profile, Neko Case and ANTI– will make a cash donation to Best Friends Animal Society.

Check out Neko’s song on the Best Friends Facebook page or our MySpace blog.

Download the song here.

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I recently created a Cream Ale Drinkers group on facebook. So if your on Facebook why not join?
Here’s the link.

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Lovin’cup brew-ha ha

Wednesday, January 14th at 8:00pm
Beat the winter blues at the cup! learn more about the beer by tasting it. Featuring a guided tour by Ryan Greenway from Great Lakes and Erik Ward of Lovin’Cup tickets on sale 1/2/09!
(You may want to make sure tickets are still available)

10 buckaroos for food and drink. (and fun.) 2 bucks off if your an Rit student or faculty!
Lovin’cup is located at 300 Park Point Drive, corner of John and Jefferson!

Wednesday Drink Specials!!!
Buy one, get one 1/2 off Pabst Blue Ribbon
$2.00 Genny Cream Ale (OH YEAH!)

Note: for those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of trying “Great Lakes Brewing Co.” beer yet you are in for a treat, these guys are making some GREAT beer!

ALSO:

Beer School

Monty’s Korner 7pm ($5 charge for the tasting and food)
Those fine chaps over at http://beercraftsite.com/ host beer school. Rumor is that Chris Troegner, co-principal of Harrisburg’s Troegs Brewery, will be on hand as your guided through a selection of newly-available Troegs beers.

Troegs is one of the most respected indie breweries in the country. Come to Monty’s Korner in Rochester at 7pm for some deliciousness. Being a PA boy myself I hope I can make it.

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Thought I’d share this great vintage pic of Newsie’s havin’ fun during a crap game. From my favorite blog and daily read. Shorpy. Go check out the site to see the full size version and many more wonderful vintage photos from our nations past. Not too sure where exactly “Paper Alley” is now a days but from my quick research it seems to be an alley just off of Main St. which I’m assumeing may of been behind the Democrat and Chronicles/Daily Record old location.

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The Rise of Extreme Beer

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There is an excellent lengthy article about Sam Calagione/Dogfish Head’s extreme beers that was recently published in the New Yorker. A great read – Check it out here!

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