1. "Beer does not make itself properly by itself. It takes an element of mystery and of things that no one can understand."
    — Fritz Maytag (December 9, 1937- )

  2. "A good prince will tax as lightly as possible those commodities which are used by the poorest members of society: grain, bread, beer, wine, clothing, and all other staples without which human life could not exist."
    —  Desiderius Erasmus (October 28, 1466-1536)

  3. "Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs."
    —  Dwight D. Eisenhower (October 14, 1890-1969)

  4. "Assigning gender roles is always a mistake. Beer has been working to get out of the boy’s club. It’s a disservice to think of beer as kind of feminine or masculine because taste runs the gamut."
    —  Jesse Friedman (September 30, 1980s)

  5. "An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger, or a beer."
    —  Confucius (September 28, 551-479 B.C.E.)

  6. "Let no man thirst for good beer."
    —  Samuel Adams (September 27, 1722-1803)

  7. "Buy a man a beer, waste an hour. Teach a man to brew, waste a lifetime!"
    —  Bill Owens (September 25, 1938- )

  8. "If it went on the ballot in Colorado, I would vote to lower the drinking age."
    —  Pete Coors (September 20, 1946- )

  9. "A tavern chair is the throne of human felicity."
    —  Samuel Johnson (September 18, 1709-1784)

  10. "The small, yellow grass-onion,
    spring’s first green, precursor
    to Manhattan’s pavements, when
    plucked as it comes, in bunches,
    washed, split and fried in
    a pan, though inclined to be
    a little slimy, if well cooked
    and served hot on rye bread
    is to beer a perfect appetizer—
    and the best part
    of it is they grow everywhere."
    —  William Carlos Williams, “To Be Hungry is to Be Great” (Sep. 17, 1883-1963)