Category: Brew and Booze News

The Search for New Whisky


G-LO was kind enough to share his copy of 101 Whiskies to Try before Your Die during one of our research sessions. While we each compiled our list of whiskies that we had already sampled we zeroed in on a couple (Amrut Fusion and the Mackmyra) that would […]

Yet Another Celebrity Backed Adult Beverage


This just in from The Wookie Research Center… Here is a list of adult beverages and their celebrity backers: Donald Trump’s  Trump Vodka Danny Devito’s Limoncello. Marilyn Manson’s  Mansinthe. Willie Nelson’s Old Whiskey River. Vince Neil’s Vince Vineyards and Tres Rios tequila. Lil Jon’s Little Jonathan Winery. Dr. Dre’s […]

Free Budweiser!


Could the rise of the Craft Beer industry result in the eventual demise of Budweiser? I doubt it, but they are losing business thanks to the refined tastes and adventurous palates of the under-30 market. Bud’s latest plan: free beer! Personally, I’d much rather pay for a good […]

Oktoberfest!


This Saturday marks the official kick-off of the 2010 Oktoberfest. The festival lasts 16-days and is held each year in Munich, Germany. Here are some interesting Oktoberfest facts: The first Oktoberfest was held in 1810 to celebrate the marriage of Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. […]

Monk’s Cafe Gets Hit by a Bus!


A Delaware River Port Authority SUV and a SEPTA bus collided in Center City Philadelphia last night. The collision pushed the bus into one of Philadelphia’s most loved and respected bars, Monk’s Cafe. Let’s hope Monk’s gets back in business ASAP!

Louis XVI’s Champagne found in the Baltic


In yet another example of technology used for the greater good, divers earlier this week discovered about 30 bottles of champagne in a shipwreck in the Baltic. The well-preserved bottles are thought to be the world’s oldest drinkable champagne. Furthermore, the find is thought to date back to the 1780s and is believed […]