It’s yours if you are a Team Captain and bring a team of 10 or more to the Tour de Brew KC. The mug is 25 ounces!
That’s big enough to share a beer with a friend but not quite big enough to feed a monk during lent. German monks would drink up to 5 liters a day!
“Three hundred or four hundred years ago, a group of Paulaner monks in Bavaria …started making a stronger beer, a double beer, called doppelbock,” Sorensen said. “The story goes the monks would give up eating and literally would drink this ‘liquid bread’ to sustain them through their Lenten fast.”—CNN
Here’s a story about an Iowa man who decided to live like a monk for lent in 2011—beer every day for 46 days!
Hooray for teams! Here’s our list of teams and their (unofficial) status. There’s still time to fill out your team and get a tankard. Register now!
The Short Bikes 8
Good Time Gang 8
Gastinger Walker Harden + BeeTriplett Buck 6
Dill’s Gills 5
Just stopping for one 5
Team Burns & Mac 5
Cancer Hammers 4
Flying Fredricksons 4
3 team members—Here Kid, Hold My Beer, Team Beer, Jane’s Posers, Beer Bears, Bike Stop
2 team members—UnderPressure, Andrews McMeel Universal, 3 Abreast, Pink Foxes, Cycling Buddies, Midtown’s Best
1 team members—Dread Pirates, Team Xanon, Rob the Realtor, SixPackShuffle, Helix, RIM Riders, LocalCycling