Putting a Little Captain Morgan in this Blog

By , January 31, 2008 in Rum

The story of the real Captain Morgan is so awash with legend that it’s difficult to separate fact from fiction.

Illegal Sangria

By , January 28, 2008 in Alcohol Law, sangria

One doesn’t exactly think “clandestine” when mixing sangria but that’s exactly what it is to make the drink in Virginia.

Miller Lite: Carving Out a Segement

By , January 27, 2008 in Beer, miller lite

When Miller Lite was introduced to the nation in 1975 it wasn’t exactly the sure bet that one might have thought it should be.

The Year in Beer

By , January 16, 2008 in Beer

Wine lovers got to Italy and California. Whiskey lovers go to Scotland and Kentucky. Where to beer lovers go? Everywhere!

BoozinGear.com at the World Series of Beer Pong III

By , January 14, 2008 in Beer Pong

Well, the time has come and gone yet again. BoozinGear.com was well represented at the World Series of Beer Pong III held at South Point Casino in Las Vegas, NV this year with two teams, and a wealth of supporting friends and fans. It was another great year for the sport, and if this event was any indication, there will be bigger and better things to come. For those of you not familiar, the World Series of Beer Pong (or WSOBP for short) is run by bpong.com and this is the third year of its existence. This year, the event has grown to about 300 teams of two, vying for a chance at the $50,000 grand prize. No, that was not a typo, $50,000 – every time I try to explain this to someone they reply with a look of disbelief for some reason. This year’s event was even sponsored… Read More »


By , January 14, 2008 in Beer

As one of the hottest new products to hit markets in California and Texas cities, followed by tremendous success in Arizona, Colorado and Nebraska, Budweiser & Clamato Chelada and Bud Light & Clamato Chelada will arrive in convenience stores, supermarkets and grocery stores nationwide today.

Absinthe and Hallucinogenic Booze

By , January 9, 2008 in absinthe, Alcohol Law, Beer

Absinthe isn’t the only hallucinogenic booze that humans have tried. How would you like some hemlock on your beer?

Avoid the New Year’s Day-after Misery – 6 Tips for Preventing a Hangover

By , December 31, 2007 in Beer, hangover, Wine

New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year. While the good times are flowing here are a few tips to avoid a miserable New Year’s day after.

Vegetarian Beer

By , December 23, 2007 in Beer

Have you heard of this? Vegetarian beer is something of which I was personally and blissfully ignorant up until just a couple of days ago.

Pondering the Beer Business

By , December 21, 2007 in Beer, beer gifts

Who’s the superior brewer; the one that makes great beer and almost accidently sells it or the good-enough brewer that knows how to market his beer?