2. If Miles O'Brien grew a beard he would look like a man with a very hairy potato on his shoulders. However, he would be exceptionally manly as he knows how to fix things. He has never given the manly order of "FIRE" but he has given the slightly less manly order of "Energise".
3. Frakes needs no coffee, the Beard keeps me awake with gentle prods to my face. I am a drinker of tea which is a very manly and valiant drink.
Earlier in the thread you will find recommendations for the most august blend.