Rolling Rock Beer 33

Origianl column link is:

I had heard a different story about what the 33 on the label means. This story always sounded like a great explanation. In fact, after reading your column, it sounds better than the true one.

I had not heard about the 33 word legend before, but what I heard was that the 33 represents the 33 letters in the list of ingredients:

water, malt, rice, corn, hops, brewer’s yeast

padron Welcome to the boards. But where do you come off posting a link to Cecil’s original column in your first post??!! Nobody does that. How dare you? :wink:

Poor Arnold will be out of a job if folks like you keep sniffing around here.

samclem, don’t scare our new visitor, who’s showing the right attitude in his very first post!

Welcome to the SDMB padron. Don’t be afraid of us! We’re a nice crowd (sometimes). Your explanation is an ingenious one. Where did you hear it?

Wow, :slight_smile: I just read about this on another site yesterday. Among the explainations they heard :