A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from October 12, 2011
“I’m just here for the beer”

"I’m just here for the beer” is a popular T-shirt slogan. The saying has been cited in print since at least 1994.

I’m Just Here For The Beer! Shirt

30 October 1994, Providence (RI) Journal, “Politics with German efficiency” by Philip Terzian, pg. C19:
“I’m just here for the beer.”

Google Books
The fall and the rise of rock’s greatest band

By Martin Huxley
New York, MY: St. Martin’s Press
Pg. 96:
“I’m just here for the beer as far as my singing goes,” Perry told Creem, ...

27 July 1996, Milwaukee (WI) Journal Sentinel, “Festgoers revel in gemuetlichkeit: From strudel to pizza, German Fest offers both the old and the new” by Allison Hantschel:
Some memorable buttons: “I’m German but I’m taking pills for it,” “I’m just here for the beer,” and the old standby, “Kiss me, I’m German.”

Time magazine
Snowboarding: It’s Halfpiping Hot
By Jennifer Sherowski Monday, Feb. 11, 2002
Danny Kass, 19, is a show in himself. He blends natural talent with technical style and a blatant disregard for Olympic trappings like coaching, training and discipline. “I’m just here for the beer and [babes],” Kass said after qualifying for the Games.

I’m Just Here for the Beer
June 12, 2011
Houston Beer Festival
I attended the Houston Beer Festival yesterday and have to say it was an interesting experience. It was held downtown, in Hermann Park and started around 2:00 pm. It was hot and crowded, but had a great feel to it.

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