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  • Budweiser.
    Budweiser.
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  • A squirrel in the park.
    A squirrel in the park.
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    Budweiser - King of all Beers?

    by Jerelis Written Aug 16, 2006

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    Budweiser.

    Favorite thing: Let’s make no secret of it. We both like a nice cold glass of beer. Being abroad is always a challenge to find a beer we like, which reflects our taste of having a beer. In America it wasn’t really that hard to find the brand we liked, it was clearly Budweiser, popularly referred to as Bud.

    Budweiser is a lager made with a proportion of rice as a substitute adjunct for barley malt. This immedaitely shows the problem for selling it in Europe as traditional brewers serve beer with only the four main ingredients (water, hops, wheat and barley). So Budweiser is not produced accoring to the German "Reinheitsgebot". But we found out that it didn’t taste distinctively different.

    The Budweiser bottle is a rather familiar icon to most Americans. The bottle has remained relatively unchanged since its introduction in 1876. We liked it, but the fraze “King of all Beers” is a bid of an overstatement!

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    Montezuma's well

    by Jerelis Updated Sep 16, 2004

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    A squirrel in the park.

    Favorite thing: By the way...another part of Montezuma's Castle National Monument is Montezuma Well which is located about 16 km North East of the castle itself.

    We didn't know this when we visited this beautiful place. We heared it afterwards when we talked about our visit with other people in our hotel in Phoenix. We were sorry about it, because it would have been a small journey by car.

    Fondest memory: Address
    MCNM, P.O. Box 219, Camp Verde, AZ 86322

    Phone
    928-567-3322

    website
    http://www.nps.gov/moca/

    Related to:
    • National/State Park
    • Castles and Palaces
    • Archeology

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    I ruthlessly copy this from...

    by daarth Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Favorite thing: I ruthlessly copy this from the National Park Service:

    Nestled into a limestone recess high above the flood plain of Beaver Creek in the Verde Valley stands one of the best preserved cliff dwellings in North America. The five-story, 20-room cliff dwelling served as a 'high-rise apartment building' for prehistoric Sinagua Indians over 600 years ago. Early settlers to the area assumed that the imposing structure was associated with the Aztec emperor Montezuma, but the castle was abandoned almost a century before Montezuma was born.

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    We actually came to L.A. for a...

    by daarth Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Favorite thing: We actually came to L.A. for a wedding. Then we rented a car to see the Grand Canyon. We had a guide for California that covered the rout to Grand Canyon over Las Vegas and nothing more of Arizona. We decided to drive south to see Old Tucson, and everything worth seeing on the way just popped up like a big surprise. At Grand Canyon we heard about the Painted Desert and just happened by the Meteor Crater. As we moved south from Flagstaff to Phoenix, we happened by this amazing place.

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