Whiskey for my men, and beer for my...lawn?

We bought our house because the house was totally updated and didn't need any work. But I don't think the yard has been taken care of in over a decade. I'm determined to bring my mostly weeds lawn back to life. I read to use beer and ammonia to help perk it up. I tried an ammonia solution on the front yard and it now looks like something out of Ireland and has to be mowed twice a week. I'd call that a success. Now for the beer. What brand do I get? Is my lawn a Budweiser lawn? Coors? or maybe it has expensive taste, Samuel Adams? Do they make generic brand beers? I'm not looking forward to the smell, or to bumping into my bishop while purchasing alcohol, which Murphy's Law states must happen. But I'm eager to see the effects it will have.

I'm really getting into this whole yard care thing. I've ordered my seed and bulb catalogs, consulted with my sister-in-law (an AWESOME gardener who knows her stuff) and started digging out new flower beds. The good news for hubby is that it keeps me from knocking down walls inside the house. Now if I could just find a cheaper, easier way to make tiers from the slope in the backyard...I gotta admit though, I'm looking forward to playing with a bobcat :) (not the animal. This one)