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A beer-can tree grows in Foggy Bottom (PHOTOS)

December 13, 2011 - 05:00 AM
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It's going to be a very beery Christmas in D.C.! If you're cruising around near George Washington University and see a stray beer can, perhaps you shouldn't pick it up.

Ho ho hurl! Turns out people near George Washington University like to celebrate Christmas in a less-filling style. I spotted this can-festooned tree outside a rowhouse on 25 St. NW on Monday evening. It's going to be a special Christmas in Foggy Bottom, for sure.

Extra-special, in fact, judging from the choice of beer ornament. This here is a delightful winter brew called Natty Daddy, a Four Loko knockoff from the makers of Natural Light that is "pretty decent (COUGH)," according to one Deicide fan on YouTube. Beer Advocate tasting notes: "Harsh astringency, mealy apples, perceptible alcohol. Cereal grain, wet paper, sweet envelope glue, palate-deadening alcohol... tongue is numbing down after a few swigs." The alcohol content is 8 percent so you know this tree was strung in the most festive of moods:

beer can christmas tree dc

In other news, here's a can of Natty Light that took a 2.5 hour journey into space:

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