Tag Archives: Sports

• Powdered Alcohol Is Real, Dumb, & Coming To A Liquor Store Near You

Powdered Alcohol Is Real, Dumb, & Coming To A Liquor Store Near You

Well, this sure is a terrible idea. The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has reportedly approved a forthcoming product called Palcohol, an alcoholic powder that comes in flavors including Cosmopolitan and Kamikaze. We can practically hear the chorus of stomach pumps now. Although Palcohol’s current website is light on details, a cached […]

• Taittinger Gets Cool New Look For World Cup

Taittinger Gets Cool New Look For World Cup

Taittinger is launching a new limited edition label and gift box featuring hologramatic footballs to remind consumers of its position as the official Champagne of the FIFA World Cup. “I think we are the only one to do holograms on the label, and it’s been complicated, it’s certainly not as simple as we thought,” said […]

• Russian Beer Can Features Victorious Hockey Player Stealing Canadian Player’s Girlfriend

Russian Beer Can Features Victorious Hockey Player Stealing Canadian Player’s Girlfriend

A Russian Beer company released a special edition can. It features a Russian hockey player helping a lovely young figure skater lace up her skates, as defeated Canadians look on with simmering jealousy. Just in case you were wondering which competition the home nation will be focused on at this Olympics…

• Former drunks make unstoppable runners

Former drunks make unstoppable runners

Exercise can provide an excellent escape from addiction. A sober marathoner offers 8 reasons why… Many drunks won’t be swayed by the symbolism of a turned calendar page. But each year, plenty of chronic drinkers and struggling alcoholics figure that January is a chance for a fresh start. To them, I say run. You’re already […]

• What?! Future uncertain for baseball’s Champagne celebrations

What?! Future uncertain for baseball’s Champagne celebrations

Time could be called on spraying bubbly to celebrate at US Major League Baseball (MLB) games. Bud Selig, the commissioner of MLB in the US, has voiced his displeasure with the time-honoured tradition of spraying Champagne to celebrate victory. As the MLB moves into the post-season matches, teams start to celebrate closing in on the […]

• Fenway foul ball lands in fan’s beer & he drinks some

A fan in the upper-deck behind home plate of Boston’s Fenway Park made a real splash Tuesday night. A San Diego Padre hit a foul ball that ricocheted off the deck’s facing, then off a couple of other fans, and came to rest in a big beer cup being held by a third fan. It […]

• Eric Bischoff Family Brewing – Coming Soon

Eric Bischoff Family Brewing – Coming Soon

Long before I became a fan of craft beer, I was a fan of professional wrestling. Yes, the men in tights, oiled up, rolling around yelling at each other. Besides wrestling’s popularity in the mid 80′s, there was another period of time in the mid to late 90′s when pro wrestling’s popularity was skyrocketed into […]

• 5 Ways to Booze Undetected Like a Ninja Assassin

5 Ways to Booze Undetected Like a Ninja Assassin

It’s no secret, ninjas are stealthy assholes.  If only drinking copious vodka tonics in light of your nephews baptism were that easy.  Listen to your Sensei young grasshopper, you have much to learn in the art of concealment. There are rare occurrences that call for concealed drinking – Easter Sunday, high school football games, and […]

• SABMiller Beer Sales Beat Estimates on Asian, African Growth

SABMiller Plc, the world’s second- biggest brewer by volume, said first-half beer sales rose as gains in Asia and Africa more than offset declines in Latin America and Europe. The quantity of lager sold increased 1 percent in the six months ended Sept. 30, excluding the effect of acquisitions, London-based SABMiller said today. That beat […]

• Holy cow! Ron Artest plans to abstain from alcohol for the 2010-11 season

Holy cow! Ron Artest plans to abstain from alcohol for the 2010-11 season

The celebration never seemed to end and the alcohol seemed to keep on flowing. Moments after Lakers forward Ron Artest entered the locker room, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant poured champagne on his 2010 NBA Finals championship hat. As Artest gleefully recounted to reporters the circuitous route he’s taken in his 11-year career before finally winning […]