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1. In what year was canned beer introduced - 1929, 1935 or 1941?  
2. Name beer's Japanese cousin.  
3. Is hops an essential ingredient in brewing beer?  
4. Name the brewer who built Yankee Stadium.  
5. What reference book was designed by a brewer to end arguments?  
6. What percentage of beer is water - 89%, 92% or 96%?  
7. 7. The picture on a bottle of Sam Adams beer is of:
a) Sam Adams
b) John Adams
c) Paul Revere
d) Abigail Adams
e) Ben Franklin
 
8. Which of these grains are used in the brewing of beer?
(a) Barley
(b) Corn
(c) Rice
(d) Wheat
(e) All of the above
(f) None of the above
 
9. In which country did the style of beer known as stout originate”
(a) United States
(b) Ireland
(c) England
(d) German
(f) Czech Republic
 
10. Which of these is not an ingredient used in the brewing of beer?
(a) Malt
(b) Hops
(c) Yeast
(d) Water
(e) carbon dioxide
 
11. Which style of beer did Nero Wolfe imbibe?
(a) Stout
(b) Pale Ale
(c) Lager
(d) Wheat beer
 
12. Which ingredient has not been used to brew beer?
(a) Grains of Paradise
(b) Bog Myrtle
(c) Cocoa Beans
(d) Heather
(e) none of the above
(f) none of above
 
13. Writing in the early 1930's, the hard-drinking American novelist Ernest Hemingway referred to this European nation's beer as the best in Europe apart from Germany's and Czechoslovakia's. What country was this?  
14. In Manet's 1882 painting "The Bar at the Folies-Bergeres," a beer bottle with a familiar symbol is clearly seen atop the counter. Today, the symbol is the same and the beer itself remains widely available throughout the world. What beer is it?  
B. Wolfean Beer Lore  
15. Who accepts Wolfe's offer of beer when he wants to prove he is “just human?  
16. Who would rather choke down beer than admit to Wolfe he prefers straight rye?  
17. He limits himself to one dose during working hours because he once had four martinis to be sociable and missed an important point because of them.  
18. His usual drink is champagne.  
19. Accepts highballs and steaks in payment for information.  
20. Given his druthers, he chooses bourbon and water.  
21. He keeps a bottle of rye in his bedroom closet.  
22. When Wolfe switched from bootleg beer to legal 3.2, he decided to reduce his daily intake to a mere  
23. Wolfe has his first beer of the day at __________ o'clock.  
24. When Wolfe exceeds his quota, he's not above fudging the numbers. How does he cheat?  
25. Only two beers are mentioned in the Corpus. Remmers and the disappointing   ________________.  
26. Wolfe picks up a glass and puts it down empty. How many swallows does it take to empty the glass?  

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