“But if at church they would give some ale
And a pleasant fire our souls to regale.
We'd sing and we'd pray all the livelong day,
Nor ever once from the church to stray.”
— William Blake
“It is not “just beer,” it is a noble and ancient beverage which, like wine, food and television advertising, can be extraordinarily good or unmercifully bad.” — Stephen Beaumont
“Listening to someone who brews his own beer is like listening to a religious fanatic talk about the day he saw the light.” — Ross Murray, Montreal Gazette
“When the bee comes to your house, let her have beer; you may want to visit the bee’s house some day.” — Congolese Proverb