Hornitos Tequila

Reviews / January 27, 2017 / No Comments.

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Free tequila? We’re in.

This week, the Drinking in America Team sampled some Hornitos Tequila. It was a ~lit~ Thursday night for us! We tasted the Plata, Reposado, Spiced Honey and Black Barrel tequila.

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Wait, Craft Beer Brewed By… Walmart?

Beer / January 25, 2017 / No Comments.

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It seems like every week I hear about a new craft brewery popping up in the city where I live or the surrounding ‘burbs. A new craft beer store just opened down the road. Clearly, there’s massive demand for craft brews that these new businesses are aiming to satisfy.

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Yoga & Beer: A Strange Pairing

Beer / January 24, 2017 / No Comments.

Breweries have found the perfect thing to pair with their hoppy concoctions: yoga.

Craft breweries tend to attract more men than women. And yoga studios tend to bring in more women than men. So it was only a matter of time until some super smart marketing genius decided to combine them. And her name is Jhula.

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Narragansett’s Next Lovecraft Beer

Beer / January 23, 2017 / No Comments.

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It’s time to introduce the next chapter in Narragansett’s Lovecraft series. For those of you who don’t know who H.P. Lovecraft is, he is universally acclaimed as the “Father of Modern Horror.” On January 19th, ‘Gansett rolled out The Unnamable Black Lager, a roasty brew completed with city hops for a fruity finish. It’s 7.5% ABV, 76 IBUs and $11.99-$12.99 per six pack. The release below takes on a slightly different form than ‘Gansett’s preview announcements. Enjoy this Lovecraft-inspired tale about beer…

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Absinthe: The Infamous Spirit

Spirits / January 19, 2017 / No Comments.

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Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. is launching a limited release artisanal absinthe. This ain’t your boring, regular absinthe (although, is absinthe ever boring?). Matured 18 months in Serbian Juniper wood barrels, this double-distilled Muscat brandy base, non-chill filtered spirit is unadulterated by any post distillation infusion of flavors and essences.

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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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Hot. Buttered. Rum.

Uncategorized / January 17, 2017 / No Comments.

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Hot buttered rum. Sounds like something from Harry Potter, but is actually a crazy good concoction colonial America created back in 1650.

It all started when Jamaica started importing molasses into Colonial America. When New Englanders got their hands on this awesome new ingredient, they were like, “Yay! We should open distilleries and make rum for everyone!”

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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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Brew Beer With A Push of a Button

Featured Story / January 12, 2017 / No Comments.

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2017 is going to be the year of never leaving your home. Want to see a movie? Order it on Netflix from your couch. Want a coffee from Starbucks? Brew a fresh cup using the Keurig machine in your kitchen. Want a gourmet meal? Have Blue Apron send you all the ingredients right to your front door. Need new clothes? Order them with Amazon Prime and receive them in as little as 48 hours. And we have yet another reason for you to never leave your home: the parent companies of Keurig and Budweiser want to make an “in-home alcohol drink system.” That’s right, brewing a beer is now as easy as pushing a button.

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