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you take your deck chair and a bottle of wine and go to the beach to watch the sun setting

Copied from Austin, TX (except for the beach). They even applaud the sun setting. I thought this was because there was nothing else to do there.

I'm sure England will also have Brexit parties. What will they eat at them?

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Sun Sep 1st, 2019 at 09:08:13 PM EST
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Brexiteers Brexit Party Menu Options:
1. Italian Pasta, Spanish Paella, French Pate de fois gras, washed down by a Chianti or Beaujolais

Everone else: Humble pie

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Sep 1st, 2019 at 10:00:46 PM EST
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personally I expect to be pretty drunk.

The craft beer revolution in the UK will run into trouble pretty quickly cos a lot of breweries like using bamberg maltings for some of their flavour malts.

Also, british hops have fallen from favour in recent years. But barring a trade deal those exotic hops (US, Czech, Australian, NZ and Japanese) are going to be hard to source.

A return to good old fashioned English mild and bitter? Well, I don't mind, but not in these circumstances

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Sep 2nd, 2019 at 01:59:08 PM EST
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The USA grows hops. The Yakima Valley - Washington, Oregon and Idaho - I believe, is a major supplier.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Sep 2nd, 2019 at 05:35:26 PM EST
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Lots of hops farms in the Lower Yakima Valley in Washington.  Perhaps that can be in the opening round of Der Drumpfenfuehrer's big bilateral trade agreement with the UK.
by rifek on Wed Sep 4th, 2019 at 09:03:31 PM EST
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