We used to be best buddies, but now you’ve got that girl you met at the mall.
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Los Angeles-based wine expert Whitney Adams reviews cheap beer in this video posted by BuzzFeedYellow. The taste test included Pabst Blue Ribbon, Rainier, Narragansett, Shiner Bock, Natural Light, Schlitz, and Steel Reserve, each graded on a 5-point rating scale according to the beer’s aroma, body, and flavor.
Steel Reserve came out on top with a score of 5 for its “consistent flavor, elegant and delicate body, notes of peach and cedar” while Natural Light finished last with a score of 1.5 for being “funky, yeasty, wine-esque, with notes of purple SweeTarts and Mountain Dew-like”.
Boston America has created a Duff Energy Drink based on the iconic Duff Beer from The Simpsons. It was originally sold in The Simpsons Ride gift shops at Universal Studios theme parks. Single 12 oz. cans of Duff Energy Drink are now available to purchase online from Xoxide and Amazon, while 24 packs are available from ToyWiz.com.
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When YouTube user misunderstood number poured a bit of Newcastle Brown Ale onto a hot skillet, it formed an organized blob that glided effortlessly across the surface of the pan. This is due to the Leidenfrost Effect in which a blanket of vapor forms when a liquid comes in contact with a surface hotter than the liquid’s boiling point.
Zach Mack, NYC-based craft beer connoisseur and co-owner of Alphabet City Beer Company combined forces with VinePair, an online wine information site, to create this very handy infographic that can help you determine what time of wine you might enjoy by the type of beer you like (and vice versa).
Many loyal beer and wine drinkers have the silly idea that you must be loyal to one beverage more than another. At VinePair we say, “can’t we all just get along!” This opinion is never more prominent than around the Super Bowl. With that in mind, we’ve partnered with our friends at Alphabet City Beer Co. to recommend great wines for people who love beer. Just because beer is your beverage of choice doesn’t mean you can’t cheat on it every once and a while.
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Flanders, Belgium designer bricobart of Yak-Proof demonstrates how to make a Viking-style beer mug out of wood in his step-by-step Instructables article. There are no crazy power tools required. All you need is a hatchet, a knife, polyester rope, some Propolis bio-resin for a leak-proof seal, and multiple layers of walnut oil. Then pour your favorite alcoholic beverage and join us in drinking to the mighty gods and goddesses of Norse mythology!
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