Irish People Try American Beers And They’re Pretty Skeptical Of Them

The Irish love to drink. Stereotypically, anyway. But we’re not sure they love to drink these popular American beers. These are beers every American will recognize, and most of the Irish recognize them too, but not in a good way. Most of the beers are met with disdain or comments about American frat parties, but … Read more Irish People Try American Beers And They’re Pretty Skeptical Of Them

20 Years Later: Hanson’s “MMMBop” Sounds Incredible and Kind of Makes Sense Now

In 1997 (so, almost 20 years ago), Hanson released their Middle of Nowhere album, selling 10 million copies worldwide. The album, of course, featured the tune, “MMMBop.” The three brothers from Tulsa and that album were nominated for three GRAMMYs and were absolute sensations. At the height of “MMMBop,” I don’t think I could understand … Read more 20 Years Later: Hanson’s “MMMBop” Sounds Incredible and Kind of Makes Sense Now

3 Beer Cocktail Recipes That’ll Make You Start Drinking Beer Cocktails

A few years ago, beer was just beer. You could get a beer that was dark or maybe a beer that wasn’t. You wouldn’t put anything in your beer and even if you did it wouldn’t be anything more than a lime or something, right? Right.

Well, fast-forward, friends. Beer is different these days and everything is fair game, including beer cocktails.

3 Beer Cocktail Recipes That’ll Make You Start Drinking Beer Cocktails :

1. Beer Mule

Ingredients:

  • 12-inch piece of ginger, peeled and sliced into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 limes
  • 2 tablespoons orange liqueur
  • 2 bottles of light beer

Directions:

Start by making a ginger simple syrup. Combine the ginger, water and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stir until all the sugar dissolves, and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes. Pour the mixture into a glass, ginger and all. Let cool.

Fill a glass with ginger syrup, add juice of 1 lime, 1 tablespoon of orange liqueur and beer. Stir. Drink.

 

 

 

2. Beer, Whiskey, Blood Orange, Jalapeno, Oh My

Ingredients:

 

  • 2 oz blood orange juice
  • 1 ½ oz bourbon
  • 1 tbs agave
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced
  • 2 oz IPA beer
Directions:
In a shaker, filled with ice, add the blood orange juice, bourbon, agave, and jalapeno. Shake well, pour into a glass, add beer. Drink.

 

 

3. Summer Beer
Ingredients:
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 12 fluid ounces water
  • 12 fluid ounces vodka
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer
Directions:
Put the lemonade in a gallon pitcher. Add vodka, water, and beer. Stir. Serve over ice.

 

 

How to Pour the Perfect Beer

Without a doubt, the world of beer has gotten increasingly more complex in recent years. Microbreweries have popped up all over the US, with more and more new and bizarre beers being devised every day. One thing that shouldn’t be confusing, however, is how to actually pour the beer. It seems simple– and it is– … Read more How to Pour the Perfect Beer

21 Ultra Creative Ways to Open a Beer Bottle

Now, I’m not naive to the fact that opening a beer bottle is a small task in comparison to, say, a wine bottle, so I’m acutely aware of the fact that even if you don’t happen to have a bottle opener on hand, chances are, you’ll probably be able open your beer without a hitch. … Read more 21 Ultra Creative Ways to Open a Beer Bottle

10 Things Every American Loves According to Bud Light, Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen

As America heads to the polls to find a new President of the United States, Bud Light is trying to unify the country under one party, the Bud Light Party. The new political group is being lead by Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen and they just want to remind Americans that we aren’t a nation … Read more 10 Things Every American Loves According to Bud Light, Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen

15 Best American Beer Towns

Can’t swing the trip to Munich this year to attend Oktoberfest? Why not simply go to your local brewery and try something local. While America might not have the original Oktoberfest, the history of beer in the United States is a rich one. 15 Best American Beer Towns: 1. Portland, Oregon Portland boasts more breweries … Read more 15 Best American Beer Towns

Country Music Stars and Their Signature Drinks

Country singers are definitely fans of having a good time. It’s true that some stars play up the good time role on stage, pouring water into a beer bottle or letting you think there is something alcoholic in their red solo cup. But, they also know how to have a good time (responsibly, of course) … Read more Country Music Stars and Their Signature Drinks

5 Beer Cocktails to Beat the Heat

Once the temperatures start rising in the South, everyone wants to go outside and sit on patios. I’m more of an inside-air conditioning type of drinker, because of sweat reasons. I can usually convince the group to stay inside, or at least near a fan of some kind. Even better – I can sometimes just … Read more 5 Beer Cocktails to Beat the Heat

9 Cheap Beers You Should Always Have in Your Fridge

“Beer is proof that god loves us and wants us to be happy?” — Ben Franklin There is no way Ben Franklin actually said this, but the sentiment is nice. There’s lots of proof out there that God loves us and wants to be happy, but beer is towards the bottom of the list. However, … Read more 9 Cheap Beers You Should Always Have in Your Fridge

6 Patriotic Drinks for the Weekend

As we celebrate this great country and those who serve and have served, it’s only right to eat, drink and listen appropriately. 1. Stars and Stripes Forever Ingredients: 1/2 oz. Grenadine 1/2 oz. Cream / Half & Half 1/2 oz. Blue Curacao Directions: In layers, pour the grenadine then the cream and finally the blue … Read more 6 Patriotic Drinks for the Weekend