Posts tagged "beer"

Kickass Women Of The Day: Bailey Spaulding And Robyn Virball, Founders Of Jackalope Brewing Company

From sexist beer commercials to male-dominated brewing companies, the beer world has been a man’s world for a long, long time. Two people who are working to change that are…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 11, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Man Wins Beer Chugging Contest, Promptly Dies

Joaquín Alcaraz Gracia had just been crowned “King of Beer Drinking” in a chugging contest in Spain when he started vomiting nonstop. The goal of the contest is to drink…

Mary Odell | July 23, 2013 - 10:40 am

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Beer, ‘Nuff Said

This may be a big week for ga -rights activists, America, and, like, history. But it’s also a big week for all us chocolate peanut butter lovers out there. That’s right,…

Alyson Penn | June 30, 2013 - 4:00 pm

You’ll Never Guess What Hanson Named Its Beer (Yes You Will)

My life is basically a never-ending episode of “I Love the ’90s.” Even so, I have never been a fan of Hanson. Still, I am mighty impressed that they have…

Julie Gerstein | May 24, 2013 - 9:40 am

I’m Not Ashamed To Love Fruity Cocktails: A Non-Beer-Drinker’s Lament

It always starts the same way: “Come out for drinks!”

Maybe, I think to myself. I need to do more research.

“What’s the name of the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2013 - 1:00 pm

How To Give The Gift Of Booze!

Listen up, girlfriends: While your gift of cuddly pajamas or a vintage flask is appreciated, we know what dudes — dudes who haven’t been through AA and are not mildly…

Julie Gerstein | December 7, 2012 - 11:00 am

Ready For A Shot Of The World’s Strongest Beer?

Do you love beer but find it annoying that you have to drink so much of it to build up a nice solid buzz? Meet Armageddon beer, a Scottish concoction…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 30, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Will Ferrell’s Very Will Ferrellian Swedish Old Milwaulkee Commercial

Pretty much everything Will Ferrell does is funny — even in Swedish. Ferrell did a series of commercials in Sweden for Old Milwaukee, and in one of them, he even…

Julie Gerstein | October 21, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Your Definitive Presidential Debate Butt-Chugging Drinking Game!

Will you be watching the presidential debate tonight? If so, play along with this butt-chugging drinking game we’ve helpfully created.***
***Please don’t play along with this game. Butt-chugging is stupid.

Julie Gerstein | October 3, 2012 - 5:40 pm

The Soapbox: An Open Letter To All Breweries About Women, Beer & Branding

This post is cross-posted with permission from the blog A Girl’s Guide To Beer.

Dear Brewers, Brewsters, Marketing People and Art Departments,

I love our industry, I…

Melissa Cole | August 22, 2012 - 11:00 am

Would You Eat A Beer-Filled Donut?

Yep, you read that right: this crazy creation from a place called (fittingly) Psycho Donuts is filled with real beer pastry cream and topped with beer nuts. I’m a huge…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 10, 2012 - 3:00 pm

This Just In: A Couple Beers Might Improve Your Test Scores

A new study from the University of Illinois should make college students very happy: apparently drinking a couple beers before a test may improve your performance. Researchers administered a brain…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 13, 2012 - 8:30 am

5 Alternative Uses For Beer

Growing up with many German relatives, I knew from an early age that beer was very important to people. But as an adult, I learned that beer is useful for…

StyleList Home | February 7, 2012 - 4:10 pm

Pink Beer: New Favorite Of Girly-Girl Drunks Everywhere?

Pink beer is the latest product to be feminized for the fairer sex. Molson Coors, a brewery, is pink-ifying a lager called Animée to be less “masculine” with “clear filtered,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 27, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Bud Light Lime’s Softcore UFC Ring Girl Ad: Innuendo With A Slice Of Lime


Oh, beer advertisements. What would I blog about without you? Bud Light Lime’s UFC sponsorship seamlessly blends panty-clad “ring girl” Arianny Celeste with “Bud Light” stamped on…

Jessica Wakeman | June 16, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Give Your Brew A Citrus Injection

There are few greater summertime pleasures than an ice cold beer with a freshly squeezed lime floating inside it. Except getting the juice — and then the slice of lime…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 2, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Is This Military-Themed Budweiser Ad Gay? Or Just, You Know, Friendly?

Is this military-themed Budweiser commercial, um, gay? I’m guessing you don’t ask and you don’t tell, either. With so many beer commercials opting for the “real men aren’t

Jessica Wakeman | April 27, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Toast William And Kate With A Viagra Beer

There are royal wedding themed products out there for all types – mugs, doughnuts, press-on nails, and even a William and Kate refrigerator (mine is on backorder). There’s nothing wrong…

Ami Angelowicz | April 20, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Guinness Beer Commercials Teaches Men How To Hug Without Looking Gay

Guinness beer fans the flames of homophobia with its new St. Patrick’s Day commercial with a lesson on how men can hug other men without looking … gay. (Because…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Brewery Makes “Kiss Me Kate (Middleton)” Beer

Kate Middleton and I have something big in common. We are both marrying princes named Kate. And now that a brewery in Nottingham has dreamed up this royal wedding themed…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 18, 2011 - 1:20 pm