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• Strange brew: Beer from portable concentrate + fizzy water

Strange brew: Beer from portable concentrate + fizzy water

Pat’s Backcountry Beverages has created a just-add-water beer concentrate using a lightweight carbonation system, scheduled to debut next month. Now you can crack open an iced cold brew just about anywhere without lugging around a heavy six pack. Pat’s Backcountry Beverages, a brewing company in Alaska,  has created a just-add-water beer concentrate using a lightweight […]

• Whatta job! NY liquor inspectors drink up on taxpayers’ tab

Whatta job! NY liquor inspectors drink up on taxpayers’ tab

State Liquor Authority inspectors jokingly referred to the practice of racking up big booze and food bills while checking that eateries weren’t violating liquor laws as ‘f—ing the duck,’ referring to stealing from taxpayers, according to an agency insider. One Cosmopolitan cocktail might be good enough for fans emulating ‘Sex in the City,’ but 10 […]

• Urban Outfitters booze-themed tops slammed by MADD

Urban Outfitters booze-themed tops slammed by MADD

Tops with ‘I Drink You’re Cute,’ aren’t considered cute by Jan Withers, national president of MADD. But the Federal Trade Commission says there is no legal way to force the alcohol-related merchandise off retailers’ shelves. Urban Outfitters is catching heat once again over a line of trendy tops that some say glorify drinking for teenagers. […]

• Torre may ban alcohol from MLB clubhouses after Red Sox drinking debacle

Torre may ban alcohol from MLB clubhouses after Red Sox drinking debacle

Joe Torre says MLB may ban alcohol from all big-league clubhouses after Red Sox drinking debacle. In the wake of the revelations that Red Sox players were drinking beer in the clubhouse during games during their September collapse, Major League Baseball is looking into the idea of banning alcohol from all big-league clubhouses. Joe Torre, […]

• Pau Gasol appears in Spanish beer commercial

Only Lakers forward Pau Gasol could star in a beer commercial in which he’s kicking back and drinking a cold one. That’s not just because Gasol’s a standup guy and has a wholesome reputation. In the U.S., beer commercials feature funny antics, beautiful women and the bottles themselves. Never do any of the actors, however, […]