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 October 12, 2011
“In dog beers, I’ve only had one”

"In dog beers, I’ve only had one” is a popular T-shirt slogan. The slogan implies that a six-pack of beers equals only one in “dog beers.”

The saying has been cited in print since at least 2005.


DogYears.com
Lifespan
The old rule-of-thumb that one dog year equals seven years of a human life is not accurate. The ratio is higher with youth and decreases a bit as the dog ages. Depending on breed, a dog experiences the raging hormones of adolescence anywhere from eight months to two years or more. Generally, a dog of six has aged about as much as a 45-year-old human. At 10, she’s like a human of 65; at 12, a human of 75; and at 15, a human of 90.

Urban Dictionary
dog beers
1:7 ratio of beers admitted having drunk versus beers actually drank
In dog beers, 1 dog beer = 1 6-pack + 1 beer
by k2kate Oct 20, 2010

Zazzle.com
In dog beers, I’ve only had ONE! Shirt

CamaroZ28.com Message Board
RRRR
03-28-2005, 06:55 PM
In dog beers, I’ve only had one!

Grrl Talk
Saturday March 25, 2006
That’s 7 in dog beers.
From OverheardinNY.com:

Deli Guy: Getting some beers?
Customer Guy: Yup. Three for me and one for my dog.
-- Bodega, Amsterdam & 109th

Now that’s what I call a “Lucky Dog”...
Posted by poppgrrl at 9:16 PM

The Carlsbad Dispatch
Just Looking
Posted: Wed Dec 12th, 2007 01:17 AM
Sure, I’ve only had one (in dog beers)

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Wednesday, October 12, 2011 • Permalink