Sunday, 11 August 2013

July 3, 2013

138/786) Home:  Shawinigan Handshake by La Trou Du Diable of Quebec:  *1/2;  a 6.5%;  "Pugnacious Strong Ale";   "A proof is a proof" quoth the label;  brewed with  German yeast,  Chinook hops, malted barley and malted wheat;  more from the label:  "Bottled with the approval of the Little Guy from Shawinigan" and "this beer reflects the sharp sense of humour of this legendary political figure";  smoky piney nose;  sweet banana notes, spruce, mild smoke with a hoppy finish; 

I am not sure how Mr. Cretien not only gets away with assaulting dissenters, but having it celebrated.  Then there is his insensitivity to the manner in which APEC protesters were treated under his watch.  I don't picture our current Prime Minister being given a free pass to joke about such things on the CBC.  It must be that sharp sense of humour.

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