BREWP – Wednesday’s Wordapod

This Wednesday’s Wordapod may actually cure your drinking problem…not that you have one. Necessarily. Let’s move on…

Brewp is one of over 250 creative Wordapods to be found in Wordapodia, Volume One: An Encyclopedia of Real Fake Words. 

 

Brewp

 

Brewp (n)a disgusting, almost inedible soup-like concoction

 

(v) – to regurgitate on something or someone, as in:  “The pigeons brewped all over my brand-new red sports car.”

 

So,Who Knew…?

 

As legend has it, the original Brewp was something dreamed up by a Milwaukee tavern owner named Gunter Brout, who got hammered and boiled together a 50-50 mixture of beer and his popular chicken dumpling soup.

       

Calling it Brewp, he marketed it to his regulars, with this slogan: 

 

You crave our beer

You like our soup

You’ll really, really

Love our brewp.

 

Proudly ladling out free samples to his faithful, only two of the approximately 25 patrons asked for more, and they did so (presumably) on a bet.

 

That was, effectively, the end of Brewp as a menu item at the Brout Tavern, but the legend was just beginning. Some local wags termed Brewp “the soup that made Milwaukee infamous.”

 

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