Beer writer, syndicated columnist, university lecturer, work-at-home father, potato nerd, View-Master nut, curmudgeon. Renaissance man, with a side of fries.

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Jay R. Brooks has been writing about beer over 20 years, and is the former GM of the Celebrator Beer News and was the chain beer buyer for Beverages & more. He is currently a syndicated newspaper columnist for the Bay Area News Group with his bi-weekly column, “Brooks On Beer,” which appears ...

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Today's reason to drink? It's Buy A Tree Day, Deck the Halls Day, Monkey Day, National Bouillabaisse Day, Opposites Attract Day, Play An Old Song That You Didn't Like To See If You Still Don't Like It Day, Quantum Mechanics Day & Roast Chestnuts Day (
Happy "National Bring Your Brother-in-Law To Work Day," by cartoonist Alex Gregory, published in The New Yorker, December 13th, 1999
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