2A - Monday, January 29, 2007
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Oh, the brews you can choose
The best-selling beers at AZ's best-stocked watering hole
413 E. Huron St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327
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If you want a beer a little more gravitate towards familiar choic-
interesting than the ones on tap at es - which is why Bell's Winter
your typical Friday night frater- White is the best selling beer at
nity party, there is no place in Ann Ashley's.
Arbor with a better selection of Manager Andrew Draganski
premium beers than Ashley's Res- said the bar sells about 350 pints of
taurant and Pub on State Street. this tangy, yellow wheat beer every
Typical bar staples like Bud- month during the winter.
weiser, Miller and Coors aren't During the summer months,
available, though - meaning that the brewery switches over to the
visitors have to venture a little far- well-known Oberon wheat beer
ther afield to quench their thirst. - which is Ashley's best-selling
Ashley's has Ann Arbor's larg- summer brew.
est multi-tap bar, with 70 beers on Draganski said the bar always
tap and dozens more available in keeps one keg each of all beers on
bottles. . tap, plus two backup barrels of
Ashley's catalogues its beers in the Winter White. Fresh kegs are
a somewhat daunting drink menu, delivered to the pub twice a week.
complete with a ranking system to Nick Klau's, a waiter at Ashley's,
give patrons an idea of each beer's said many people tend to order
flavor and color. beers with names they know,
Even when submerged in an which is why Bell's beers sell so
ocean of new and different beers, well at the pub.
though, many patrons seem to Strongbow, a widely available
hard cider, is Ashley's second most
popular offering, with about 250
pints sold each month.
"On the weekends we sell a lot of
Strongbow to girls," Klaus said.
The third best-selling beer is
another brew from Bell's Brewery,
the Two Hearted India Pale Ale.
The Two Hearted is a dark gold
beer, which the menu describes
as having an "incredible floral hop
Draganski said the three most
popular beers account for about
15 percent of Ashley's total beer
None of them, though, are
among the bar's most "extreme"
beers, he said.
That title belongs to Dogfish
Head World Wide Stout, which
Ashley's beer menu calls "the
world's strongest dark beer."
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at University Towers," DPS
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WHERE: 1400 block of Hub-
WHEN: Friday at about 1:15
WHAT: A bus driver called in
a drunk student who did not
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stolen from Yost 'U' symphony contest kick-off
WHERE: Yost Ice Arena
WHEN: Friday at about 9
WHAT: A subject not affiliated
with the University was caught
stealing $17.50 and a soda from
a Domino's Pizza stand during
a hockey game at Yost Arena,
DPS reported. The stolen goods
were recovered, but the thief
was not arrested.
Charges run up
on debit card
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WHAT: A University student
reported fraudulent use of his
or her debit card, DPS report-
ed. The card's unlawful user
had spent-$2,017.50 at various
locations in Michigan and
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ranked Michigan men's gym-
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