regional food

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Thu Mar 28 14:41:51 UTC 2002

>Isn't this the same as the abomination known in Britain as a "shandy"?


>On Wed, 27 Mar 2002 21:03:05 -0600 Kathy Panton <panton at CYC.COM
>>  "sports drink"
>In Germany in the early 1960s there was a concoction called Sportsbier
>(pronounced, of course, Schportsbier). It was popular as a refersher when
>playing soccor and presumably other energetic activities. A mix of half
>beer and half "Lemonade," a bottled soft drink similar to Sprite. It was
>very refreshing.

Dennis R. Preston
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