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An appropriate time of day for starting to drink beer:‘we went to find a bar as it was almost beer o'clock’
- ‘The hotel is in a nice beachside town, so now it is beer o'clock and off to the night markets tonight.’
- ‘Thousands of Welsh students are set for their earliest start of the year today as varsity day reaches beer o'clock.’
- ‘The incident took place at around beer o'clock, or 2 p.m., on Friday afternoon.’
- ‘The sun's shining, weather's sweet and beer o'clock approaches rapidly during this glorious four-day bank holiday week.’
- ‘Their infamous beer o'clock singalong Don't Stop Believing was announced as the top-selling digital classic rock song in history by Nielsen SoundScan.’
- ‘Early afternoon must be "beer o'clock" in Tuscaloosa, AL.’
- ‘After the castle and before beer o'clock we went to the museum.’
- ‘Oh, who am I kidding, it's beer o'clock and reminiscing will just make you all cry.’
- ‘When you hit 14/18 greens and shoot +6 on some of the best greens in the world, its beer o'clock.’
- ‘It's beer o'clock in camp and after discovering several cans the group return back and share their goods.’
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