9781439149591

Drinking with George : A Barstool Professional's Guide to Beer

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  • ISBN13:

    9781439149591

  • ISBN10:

    1439149593

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/18/2010
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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Summary

Will Rogers once said he never met a man he didn't like. I feel the same about beer.George Wendt and beer have shared a lot over the years: good times, great stories, useless trivia, and a successful show business career. InDrinking with George, Wendt invites readers to crack open a cold one and pull up a seat at the bar as he celebrates the indelible, intoxicating beverage and all its irresistible peculiarities. Spinning hilarious and frank tales of his own imbibing adventuresfrom taking a first sip of his grandfather's Bud as a child in Chicago to a beer-fueled impromptu performance with Woody Harrelson and the U.S. Women's Synchronized Swimming Teamhe explores the vast cultural history of brews, tackles basic bar theory, and answers important questions, like: What's the real difference between lager, stout, and ale? How do you convert your lady into a beer-lover? What do you do when your beer is warm and you want to drink it now?The next-best thing to a barstool and a pint,Drinking with Georgeis all the funwithout the hangover.

Author Biography

George Wendt began his show business career with Chicago's Second City and is best known for his role as Norm Peterson on the classic television sitcom Cheers. Wendt has appeared in more than one hundred TV shows, movies, plays, and music videos, including nine appearances on Saturday Night Live and a memorable turn as Edna Turnblad in Broadway's Hairspray.

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