Fall is in the air and that means the summer ales have to either be chugged or dumped. We’re moving on to Oktoberfests and ciders in honor of this glorious season and all the pumpkin/apple flavored things it has to offer.read more
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We’re pretty sure we’ve found our new “regular” at Starbucks. These people know what we really want, and it’s beer. Now, they won’t be serving us actual beer but it will taste close enough.read more
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Whether you have a wife, girlfriend, or long-term lady friend, you probably know that relationships can be challenging, but worth it. One of the biggest complaints we hear from women is that their significant others don’t “appreciate them” enough, but we don’t think that’s necessarily the case. It isn’t that we don’t appreciate our wives, it’s that they think we don’t appreciate them just because we don’t always know how to show it. We try to say thank you, but usually they’re hoping for flowers, a heartfelt note…or perhaps, a parade.
Fall officially starts on Monday, but liquor companies have been preparing for it for a long time. Yes, we already know that pumpkin beer is crazy popular, but it’s creeping into every corner of the alcohol industry now and everyone wants to cash in on the major pumpkin love.
Most people distinguish Gin as the spirit flavored with the juniper plant that’s often complimented by tonic water and twist of lime. This is all true, but a traditional gin & tonic is beyond basic; it far from represents gin’s full potential.
We’re not the type of people who need a reason to drink. If we’re breathing that’s reason enough. But for those who need more, here you go:
1. Baseball: This week, the Nationals clinched their second NL East title in 3 years, and the Orioles won the AL East for the first time since ‘97. Let’s celebrate like we didn’t forget that baseball was still in season.read more
Fact #1: Beer is awesome.
Fact #2: Brewing good beer is not easy, as evidenced in one of our past tutorials on how to brew beer at home.
So, what’s an enthusiastic novice brewer to do when they’re just learning how to make beer at home? Is it just a lot of trial and error until practice makes perfect? And how long is that going to take?read more
Without overthinking it, answer this question as quickly as you can: Do you think more Americans prefer red wine or white wine? You may not be surprised to hear that more Americans drink red wine, but we actually guessed white wine. Online retailer Naked Wines compiled some interesting data surrounding this discovery, which found 58 percent of Americans prefer red wine (that spans all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds). The Washington Post took a further look at this information:read more
Let’s face it: It’s only Week 3 and that beer belly of yours is already in Playoff condition. Why not switch out a few of those Buds for a more efficient form of intoxication? Even if you don’t bow down to Richard Sherman, we know you can appreciate a good cocktail. After a few of these on game day, your neighbors will hear why Seattle calls their fans the 12th man.read more
Country music has always been popular in America, but it has become even more so over the past few years. While pop music tends to be more about the glitz and the glamour, country music has established itself as fun, relatable, and down-to-earth. To celebrate our nation’s love for a good country song, today (September 17) is known worldwide as International Country Music Day. This is the type of day where you’re encouraged to put on your boyfriend’s jeans, a fitted flannel shirt, and a cowboy hat, and just hang out and listen to your favorite country artists.read more