• Perhaps the friendliest movie drunk in history, Arthur has an answer for everyone. When Arthur’s fiancée claims that a real woman could stop him from drinking, he replies, “She’d have to be a real big woman!”

  • Written by wannabe smoothie Jon Favreau, this slight comedy doesn’t go very deep, but it does “superficial” better than most. They’re drunk in L.A., they’re drunk in Vegas, they’re drunk in L.A. again.

  • Buster’s last starring feature in America, and the only major attempt by MGM to pair Buster with Jimmy Durante, Beer features Great Stone Face and The Schnoz as bootleggers during prohibition.

  • Delta fraternity has the worst house on campus, the worst incoming pledges and get the worst grades in school. But they know how to party. Single-handedly responsible for popularizing toga parties, this John Landis gem also brought binge-drinking, peeping toms, road trips, “Louie Louie” and Otis Day and the Nights back into vogue.

  • An alternate title for this film might be When Roofies Attack! The phrase “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” becomes that much easier thanks to America’s favorite date-rape drug.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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