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    Posted 10 years ago

    VikingFan82
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    I've been looking for one of these for a couple of years. It's not terribly valuable, but the history of it is pretty cool. Billy Carter was President Carter's brother. He was known for his drinking and he started this beer as a way to capitalize on that fact, and the fact that his brother was president. It wasn't very successful, as it only lasted a few years. Another cool aspect is that this particular can was brewed and package in Cold Spring, MN, about an hour from me. I also have a Cold Spring crate, one of my first posts on here.

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    Comments

    1. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 10 years ago
      GEEZ, I REMEMBER THAT. HE HAD THE NAME , BUT THE BEER WAS PURE ROT GUT.
    2. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 10 years ago
      So I've heard lol
    3. danny, 10 years ago
      I used to work for a beer dist. and we sold Billy Beer that was put out by The Pearl Brewing co. out of San Antonio. We also had the pleasure of selling J R Beer and MASH. And you know what?? They all tasted like %$#@!!!
    4. DMK678 DMK678, 10 years ago
      Somebody That Does His Homework...
      Makes A Simple Piece of Aluminum Worth Not Recycling....Right?
      Cheers!
    5. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 10 years ago
      Exactly!
    6. DMK678 DMK678, 10 years ago
      Ha! Ha!
      Sincerely,
      Charles Chuckling
      Cheers!!
    7. GlennMart GlennMart, 10 years ago
      You might wanna check this out, enjoy watching:

      http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/auction-kings-billy-beer.html
    8. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 10 years ago
      Yeah I saw that, that guy could've gotten a lot more from the right collector.
    9. Tim Tim, 9 years ago
      In the Mid-West this was brewed by Falls City Beer, and probably tasted no different than their other brews (which is to say, not good).

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