The Beer Thread in Off Topic Posted June 28 · Edited June 28 by Chunk · Report reply On 6/24/2020 at 9:49 PM, Joe Blog said: My dalliance with ale is over. Not only did it dent my wallet buy it also extended my waistline. I have returned to red wine and self loathing instead. Ales will be reserved for afternoon beers at the pub once in a blue moon. Red wine has more calories than beer.