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I’m no alcoholic. I’m a drunkard. There’s a difference. A drunkard doesn’t like to go to meetings.
Charles Bukowski’s autobiographical slice of skid-row life follows the day-to-day ramblings and rumblings of Henry Chinaski, a part-time poet/full-time drunk, played ably by Mickey Rourke. Gee, ya think he practiced much for the role?
Filmed in “Hoserama,” this film really wears its inebriating influence on its sleeve. Straight from the files of SCTV, Bob and Doug come screaming out of the Great White North to open a brewery, but encounter problems along the way that are strangely reminiscent of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
When the von Wolfhouse brothers, Jan (Soter) and Todd (Stolhanske), travel to Munich to spread their cremated father’s ashes on the ground during Oktoberfest, they accidentally stumble upon Beerfest—an underground, liquid Fight Club of drinking games.
According to an article on CNN, the battle over shelf space in chilly glass refrigerators is about to heat up with the entrance of a new brew at 7-Eleven. The 6,000-strong convenience store chain is making a private label brew called “Game Day.”
Maine and Massachusetts celebrate a relatively unknown holiday outside their corner of the United States called Patriot’s Day, which commemorates two battles in the Revolutionary War that were fought near Boston in 1775. Turns out the rest of us in the country have a good reason to celebrate this April 19th, for it marks the 25th anniversary of The Boston Beer Company.
Windy City Glass are purveyors of some unique glassware. They sell 6 packs (or fewer) of Recycled Beer Bottle Drinking Glasses, including brands like Grolsh, Fat Tire, Rolling Rock, Heineken and Mickey’s.
Thanks to a war between European brewing companies, it’s never been easier to catch a healthy beer buzz. Or get yourself totally sloshed. Scottish microbrewery BeerDog is releasing Sink the Bismarck!, a beer that weighs in at 41% ABV.
Polluted Glasses are 10 oz. glasses shaped like a 55-gallon barrels with etched radioactive signs on them.
The Brewzer Keychain Pocket Tool from PocketToolX may be the only keychain bottle opener that you will ever need. It is made out of high-grade, long-lasting, hardened stainless steel and has a slick beer bottle shaped hole to clip it on your keyring.
Another integration of technology into our everyday bottle openers… this time, for the geeks. The Popdrive Bottle Opener has an integrated 1 GB thumb drive.
A limited study in Africa has found a connection between mosquitos and beer. Scientists in someplace named Burkina Faso had men drink either a locally brewed beer or tap water. They found that the mosquitos were more attracted to the beer drinkers than the teetotalers.
I can’t tell you how often I kick back to watch a movie with a tall, cold bottle of beer, power up the home theater, and… crap… no bottle opener. Oh, how I wish my remote control had a bottle opener in it.
It’s St. Patrick’s Day. Time to get your green on. Most people get into the spirit with green clothes or accessories or beer… but there are those who dye everything around them an emerald hue.
National sales of craft beer grew 10.3 percent in 2009, despite the fact that overall beer sales in the United States fell by 2.2 percent, according to figures released Tuesday by the Brewers Association.
People sensitive to the taste of fat tend to eat less of it and are less likely to be overweight, according to Australian research that found human tongues can detect fatty tastes in addition to the five others — sweet, sour, salty, bitter and protein-rich.