Category Archives: Beer

The 5 Types of Super Bowl Beer Ads

Beer / January 18, 2017 / No Comments.

We’re 18 days away from the Super Bowl, and you know what that means: football beer commercials.

Brewers will spend upwards of $5 million for a 30-second spot then hope you remember it and buy their beer. That’s a big bet that you won’t be distracted by the buffalo chicken dip while their commercial runs.

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The Perfect Shower Beer

Beer / January 13, 2017 / No Comments.

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The infamous shower beer. Whether you’re drinking in the shower to relax, to kick start your night out, or just for the hell of it- it’s difficult to finish an entire 12 oz beer before you’re done scrubbin’. Some people have conquered this feat (and it probably involved chugging and shot gunning), others are looking for a more relaxing sipping experience while showering. But they don’t want to skimp on the alcohol content of a full beer. Thus, the perfect shower beer in born.

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Lego my Beer-O

Beer / January 3, 2017 / No Comments.

The ideas that really take off are the ones that you have the most fun creating. At least that’s what happened to Tom Delcourt. According to The Drinks Business, Tom made a Lego scene to pair with the beer he was drinking just for kicks. He took a picture, posted it, and went on with his life.

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Spiced Beers for the Holidays

Beer / December 17, 2016 / No Comments.

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A History Of Spiced Beer:

Back in the old days, before hops were such an important ingredient in beer, brewers flavored their beers with a variety of herbs and spices. They used cinnamon, ginger, and rosemary, called gruits. Hoppy beers later became more common, namely for their price (hop imports were not taxed at the time in England while many brewing spices were) and while spiced beers haven’t disappeared, they’ve become less prolific.

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Why Winter Warmers?

Beer / December 12, 2016 / No Comments.

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What’s the deal with winter warmers? Glad you asked, friend. A winter warmer is a seasonal beer made for this cold, dark, SAD-inducing time of year. It’s like a warm, fluffy scarf for your beer hole.

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National Lager Day

Beer / December 10, 2016 / No Comments.

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Today is the day we pay tribute to the beer that began it all. It was our starting place. Our foundation. From here, we venture off into a world of brews, stouts, and – dare we say it – the hard stuff. But today, on National Lager Day, we are keeping it on theme and enjoying the basics.

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The Locally Grown Movement is Coming to Your IPA

Beer / December 5, 2016 / No Comments.

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Fact: Millions of people all over this big, beautiful nation of ours enjoy craft beer. Other fact: People are really into locally grown ingredients. Theory: Craft beer made with locally grown ingredients would be a huge hit. We’re gonna be rich!

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Corona Founder Gives Back

Beer / December 3, 2016 / No Comments.

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Antonino Fernández, Corona’s founder, died earlier this year at the age of 98. His estate at the time was valued at approximately $210 million (that’s a lot of moola). With all of his success, he still stuck to his roots in Cerezales del Condado which is located in the northwest of Spain. He invested in several areas of his hometown to improve drinking water, to restore a beloved church and to redevelop the public town square.

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Words and Booze

Beer / November 16, 2016 / No Comments.

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Writer’s block. I don’t know. Does it count if it’s a blog post? For godsakes, it’s a site about drinking. And America. Still, I’ve got nothing.

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