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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Drinking Beer with Neil Young: A Funny Tweet That Made Us Smile.

Here's a funny Neil Young tweet that made us smile. :)

Can anyone spot the brand?

And bonus points for identifying who's arm is plugging in Neil's guitar.


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At 2/17/2016 07:38:00 AM, Blogger Genghis Kon said...

Don't know either, but I would've guessed it was one of those specially distilled "Sponsored By Nobody" beers.

At 2/17/2016 07:55:00 AM, Blogger Jonathan said...

the guy in the video is drinking an Anchor Steam....don't know what Neil is drinking or who the tech is.....

At 2/17/2016 09:55:00 AM, Blogger Owen Gidlow said...

The "dude" fake drinking his beer is know as Barney, Neil's tech is Larry Cragg? and I'm positive Neil is not drinking the beer he was "weened" on - Good Ole "Blue, Blue, Blue, Blue, Blue, Blue, Blue, Labatts' Bluuuuuuue!"

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At 2/17/2016 10:31:00 AM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

Hey folks, good hunches!

Hard to tell what Neil's drinking but the video guy looks like Achor Steam.

And given the outfit Neil's wearing it looks like older than 5+ years so it would be Larry, we suppose. Thanks for playing!

At 2/17/2016 04:12:00 PM, Blogger purple words said...

Neil quit drinking, right?

At 2/18/2016 04:16:00 PM, Blogger Celtglass said...

It looks like Neil is drinking a "Newcastle Brown Ale," also known as a "Newky." Cute tweet.

At 2/18/2016 08:40:00 PM, Blogger (D.) Ian Kertis said...

@purple words--Yes, supposedly. I'm not sure whether the picture is a few years old, but it depends on when it was taken, too.

At 2/19/2016 10:53:00 AM, Blogger purple words said...

It's not a Newcastle unless it's a foreign label I haven't seen. Look how Neil's bottle has a blue patch on the bottom of the logo. I guess I was wondering if he was drinking a non-alcoholic beer.

At 2/20/2016 12:01:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

c'mon folks, this is important. ;)

At 2/23/2016 07:20:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

Lars wrote:

Hi Thrasher's Wheat!

I would like to settle the beer brand debate ( ), but I'm not the comment posting type.

The photo is from The Norwegian Wood festival i Oslo, Norway in 2009.
Neil is drinking Mack Pilsner. Mack is a brewery located in Tromsø, Norway.

Here is review with the headline - "Mack beer, rolling tobacco and Neil Young".

The bottle:

Kind regards,



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