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.

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Entry from March 13, 2018
“Beer is like the sun. It rises in the yeast and sets in the waist”

The sun rises in the east and sets in the west. “Beer is like the sun. It rises in the yeast and sets in the waist” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images. “Little Lessons in Prohibition: ‘Home brew may be likened unto the sun because it rises in the yeast and sets behind the vest’” was printed in a 1925 newspaper. “The beer of today is like the sun, it rises in the yeast and sets behind the vest” was printed in a 1926 newspaper.

“The sun rises in the West and sets in the East. Similarly, beer rises in the yeast and settles in the waist” was posted on Twitter on January 17, 2017. “Beer is like the sun - it rises in the yeast and sets in the waist” was posted on Twitter on January 30, 2017.

“Bread is like the sun. It rises in the yeast and sets in the waist” is a similar saying.


28 October 1925, Honolulu (HI) Star-Bulletin, pg. 6, col. 3:
Little Lessons in Prohibition: “Home brew may be likened unto the sun because it rises in the yeast and sets behind the vest.”

12 August 1926, Brainerd (MN) Daily Dispatch, “The Knot Hole,” pg. 2, col. 4:
The beer of today is like the sun, it rises in the yeast and sets behind the vest.

Google Books
Illinois Technograph
Volume 66
1950
Pg. 56:
Beer is like the sun. It rises in the yeast and sets in the vest.

Google Books
The Cornell Engineer
Volumes 18-19
1952
Pg. 72:
Beer is like the sun. It rises in the yeast and sets in the vest.

6 January 1963, Chicago (IL) Daily Tribune “Radio TV Gag Bag” culled by Larry Wolters, pg. C12, col. 4:
Pat Sheridan says that beer is like the sun: “It rises in the yeast and sets in the vest.”

Twitter
Diana Procter
@DiProc
Haha RT @Maisonestate @spitorswallow Beer rises in the yeast, but it sets in the vest.
5:31 AM - 16 Sep 2010

Twitter
Pawan Kulkarni
@moronicdiaries
The sun rises in the West and sets in the East.
Similarly, beer rises in the yeast and settles in the waist.
2:17 AM - 17 Jan 2017

Twitter
R Jain
@des2videsh
☀Beer is like the sun -
it rises in the yeast and sets
in the waist. 😂🌻🍻
11:45 AM - 30 Jan 2017

Reddit—Jokes
88
Beer is like the sun
submitted February 6, 2017 by autumn-loveBeer is like the Sun. It rises in the yeast, and sets in the waist.

Reddit—Jokes
Here is the best Astronomical theory for the Day !
submitted March 21, 2017 by kavula
Beer is like the Sun .....It rises in the Yeast and sets in the Waist.

Facebook
SiMERF
March 22, 2017 ·
Free Beer is like the Sun: It rises in the yeast and sets in the waist.

Reddit—Jokes
Beer is like the Sun
submitted March 27, 2017 by TakeItEasyPolicy
It rises in the yeast, and sets in the Waist

Me.Me
BEER IS LIKE THE SUN IT RISES IN THE YEAST AND SETS IN THE WAIST MEME
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Reddit—Oneliners
Beer is like the sun, it rises in the yeast and sets in the waist.
submitted February 6, 2018 by manlian19

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