Articles Tagged: Booze News

Bols Around the World Video Contest

Bols, the makers of over 30 flavored liqueurs including blueberry, mango and pomegranate, want to send you to the city of your choice to tend bar in the hottest spots. All you need to do is create an original video showing off your bartending skills. Of course, they want you to at least one flavor of Bols Liqueur in your original creation. So get mixing, entries must be in by August 31 2008.

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Beer: Who Owns What?

InBev buys Anheuser-Busch, Moslon buys Coors, Miller and MolsonCoors merge and Pabst buys Stroth’s, Schlitz, and Olympia. With all the consolidation in the beer ondustry, who know who is now making your favorite brew? Fortune Magazine put together this handy in interactive chart to help us all keep track. Amazingly, Sam Adams Brewer, Boston Beer is now the largest, independent, publicly-traded brewery in the USA!

99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall [Fortune Magazine]… Read more

St. Francis Cocktail – Clock Bar – San Francisco

Building on the success of his restaurant at the St. Francis Hotel, Michael Mina has converted a former jewelry store into a bar worthy of a scene out of Mad Men.

The bar was designed in “neo-mod” style, reminiscent of cocktail lounges 50 years ago. I was impressed by the extensive cocktail menu, fresh ingredients and attention to detail. Hats off to the friendly staff and amazing cocktails.

This cocktail is a shout out … Read more

The Great Male Survey recently conducted, “The 2008 Great Male Survey,” one of the most comprehensive opinion polls of men ever conducted on the web. Over a five-week span, more than 70,000 respondents took the time to answer a broad range of questions across five main survey sections: Lifestyle, Dating, Sexuality, Power & Money, and Current Events.

We gleaned a relevant bit:

How many drinks do you consume weekly?

    0 – 24%
    1 to 3 – 33.7%

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Mad Men Lives – Agency Bars Are Back

Drinking and advertising go hand in hand. It just does, that is the way it is. I’ll never forget the head of an agency, where I once worked, proudly displaying the kegerator he had just put in. Every Friday, we let ad sales people buy us a keg. Not a bad deal.

Ad Age reports the resurgence of the in house ad agency bar. They have also put together a list of the best agency … Read more

Less Beer: InBev Gobbles Anheuser-Busch

Belgian-Brazilian brewer InBev has has purchased St. Louis Brewery Anheuser-Busch for almost $52 billion. After giving up a fight, the iconic brewery gave in and agreed to be acquired by the maker of Beck’s, Stella Artois and others. The new company will be called Anheuser-Busch InBev and Budweiser will be its flagship brand. 

InBev to Buy Anheuser-Busch, Gains Top Market Share [Bloomberg]… Read more

Drinkers Earn More

In a recent study, economists concluded that drinkers earn more than nondrinkers.


“Instead of earning less money than nondrinkers, drinkers earn more,” authors of the study, Bethany Peters and Edward Stringham, wrote. More specifically, the study found that workers who drank in a social setting earned more than those who tipped a glass at home.”

The study showed that drinking men earned 10% more than tee-totaling men. Women earned 14% more than their non-drinking … Read more


Tips on Drinking with Co-workers

“A recent study found that boozing may be a career-building activity. Researchers at San Jose State University say alcohol helps workers “network professionally,” which in turn makes them more valuable employees.

However, it’s important to remember that no matter how relaxed the situation, you’re not out with your college pals. Everything you do or inappropriately blurt out in a slurred rant will have implications for your work life. “

Asylum gives us these 4 maxims … Read more

A Moment of Laughter with George Carlin

One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor
– George Carlin

What can I say, George Carlin was an inspiration and a true icon. He will be missed.

The best way we thought to remember him is with a ton of clips.


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Remy V.S.O.P Bottle by David LaChapelle Review

Remy Martin recently partnered with artist David LaChapelle to create
a limited-edition VSOP bottle that unleashed the youthful energy of Remy Martin VSOP. Remy also asked LaChapelle to draw on the cognac’s origins, the cabaret scene at Parisian nightclubs during the Jazz Age. What he came up is a stunning bottle featuring a sensual woman dancing in a vibrant, intensely colored jungle with a powerful leopard leaping through the air.

Only 150,000 of these bottle … Read more

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