9 Great Literature Quotes About Beer

Thirsty? So were these great authors when they wrote about ale. Wet your mind with these 10 great literature quotes about beer. 
[Collected by Regina Kenney]


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“Beer’s intellectual. What a shame so many idiots drink it.”
― Ray Bradbury, The October Country


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“Oh, this beer here is cold, cold and hop-bitter, no point coming up for air, gulp, till it’s all–hahhhh.”
― Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow


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“I don’t think I’ve drunk enough beer to understand that.”
― Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent


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“A man who lies about beer makes enemies”
― Stephen King, Pet Sematary 


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“Thirstily he set it to his lips, and as its cool refreshment began to soothe his throat, he thanked Heaven that in a world of much evil there was still so good a thing as ale.”
― Rafael Sabatini, Fortune’s Fool 


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“Across the troubled maelstrom of time, people always need a beer.”
― Ellen Kushner, The Fall of the Kings 


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“Here’s the beautiful lady with the beer.”
― Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises 


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“Gentlemen, consider: of course the ancient Egyptians made beer cans; where else would they have kept their beer?”
― Neil Gaiman, M Is for Magic


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“I have tremendous respect for anyone who can control his palate enough to learn not only to drink beer but to enjoy it too.”
― Eknath Easwaran, The Mantram Handbook


 

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