Beer Factoid: June 26

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In light of Nelson Mandela’s current condition, we are sending him good will and hope that he will be relieved of his pain soon.

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On this day in 1951, Nelson Mandela & 51 others broke the Apartheid curfew laws in South Africa as part of a newly formed Defiance Campaign and chose to serve prison sentences rather than pay fines.

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Did you know that “Nelson Mandela” is Cockney slang for Stella Artois Lagar?  So, if you order a “Nelson” or “Nelson Mandela” in parts of the United Kingdom, you’ll end up sitting across from a Stella!

Click on the photo below to see a spoof video with “Nelson Mandela” and beer. Slainte!

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