Many of us have experienced a balmy Caribbean day, relaxing in the shade of a palm tree and sipping a frosty Red Stripe beer.
I can just picture the scene. A concerned parent is out strolling through the park with his/her offspring(s) when, suddenly, a wild-eyed pervert leaps out of the bushes and starts mixing a cocktail right in front of them.
When I was a teenager, one of our fads was to use a beer tap handle on our car’s gearshift lever. Mine said “Schlitz.”
Summer may be the doldrums for most businesses, but when it comes to beverages there is no off-season.
Summertime may seem like a slow news period, when lolling by the pool or seeking shade under a leafy tree are of paramount importance. But in the adult beverage industry, activity never slacks off. A few newsy examples:
Falls Church Business News and Notes for the week of May 1 – 7, 2008.
ATLANTA — Wisconsin writer Lucy Saunders is one of the most knowledgeable and exuberant authorities on the subject of beer and food.
We may talk of the romanticism of the cocktail hour, the gusto of the beer party, the scintillating conversation sparked by fine wines, but at the end of the day it’s all a business.
January 1-7, 2008
I have always disliked year-in-review top 10 lists simply because it’s such an arbitrary number. So here, in no particular order, are just some of my favorite drinking-world moments of 2007.