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Tag Archives: Texas

• It’s a “Wrap!” Day 2 at Austin Arts & Cinema Centre

It’s a “Wrap!” Day 2 at Austin Arts & Cinema Centre

Hollywood event company A-List Communications wrapped its annual premiere program of film events at its popular Arts & Cinema Centre with sponsors Maestro Dobel Tequila and Blue Moon Brewing at Basecamp and Summit venues located at 120 West 5th Street in Austin, TX. As showery conditions gave way to brilliant warm sunshine, on Sunday, March 13, A-List hosted the pre-premiere cocktail party for the official SXSW entry TRUST with directors Alex and […]

• Holy Cow! Texans Drank Over 43MIL Gallons of Beer in April

Holy Cow! Texans Drank Over 43MIL Gallons of Beer in April

Texans consumed over 43 million gallons of beer last month, averaging out to roughly 1.57 gallons of brew per person and bringing in nearly $8.7 million in tax collections for the state. Each month, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission releases the total gallons of distilled spirits, wine, beer and ale sold throughout the month, breaking […]

• Coming Soon! Palcohol Inventor Says Media Got It All Wrong

Coming Soon! Palcohol Inventor Says Media Got It All Wrong

The advent of powdered alcohol has been all over the news for the past year, both for its innovation and for its controversy. While many consumers are excited about the prospect of this new and convenient way to revolutionize alcohol consumption, lawmakers have spoken out against the sale of Palcohol—its commercial name—before it has even hit […]

• Travel for wine! Wine festivals around country worth the trip

Travel for wine! Wine festivals around country worth the trip

What’s better than wine and travel? Wine as an excuse to travel. Below is a list of reasons to get out of Dodge (and a couple to keep you close to home). • Jan. 30-31 marks the 10th anniversary of Portland’s Seafood & Wine Festival. If Oregon wine and seafood is what you crave, you’ll […]

• Booze, Puke & Guts: Ohio Woman Sets Beer Mile World Record

Booze, Puke & Guts: Ohio Woman Sets Beer Mile World Record

On Wednesday evening, under a rapidly darkening sky, 27-year-old Tod Neer ran across the blacktop of the Formula 1 track in Austin, Texas, and crossed the finish line at the Beer Mile World Championships. He immediately went into the grass on the right-hand side of the track and vomited out about four cans worth of […]

• “a woman walks into a bar…” in El Paso, Texas

“a woman walks into a bar…” in El Paso, Texas

El Paso late afternoon, find a place, ok, well, Motel 6 if you must know, ask the guy at reception where to get the best Mexican food. He rattles off a few places but L&J Cafe, the old place by the graveyard, stands out as the preeminent, down and dirty hot spot so there I […]

• Lance Armstrong Tries Beer Mile, Does Not Finish #Wuss

Lance Armstrong Tries Beer Mile, Does Not Finish #Wuss

The banned professional cyclist drops out after one lap. With the inaugural Flo Beer Mile World Championship just over two weeks away, interest in the four-lap, four-beer race seems to be at an all-time high. Interest is particularly high in Austin, Texas, the city that will host the event, so it’s not too surprising that […]

• Meet America’s oldest living vet. He drinks whiskey. He’s 108.

Meet America’s oldest living vet. He drinks whiskey. He’s 108.

Richard Overton, 108, is thought to be the oldest living veteran in the United States. But he’s as active as ever. On Tuesday, shortly after he served as grand marshal in Austin’s Veteran’s Day Parade, Overton was relaxing on the porch of his Texas home — the same house he bought when he returned from […]

• Good news! Daily glass of wine aids memory (if you’re over 60)

Good news! Daily glass of wine aids memory (if you’re over 60)

Older people who consume between one and six alcoholic drinks a week have a ‘significantly’ better ability to recall memories. Drinking almost one glass of wine a day can sharpen the memory of people over the age of 60, research has found. Older people who consume between one and six alcoholic drinks a week have […]

Love iced tea? Love vodka? Gotta have it: Graham’s Texas Tea Vodka

Love iced tea? Love vodka? Gotta have it: Graham’s Texas Tea Vodka

We, here, at BoozeNews.com don’t especially like flavored drinks be it coffee or booze so we approached this pretty bottle of Graham’s Texas Tea Vodka with a touch of, shall we say, skepticism. But drinking is our job, so we bit the bullet and sat down on a scorching hot day (there have been way […]

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• Genius! Texas drops plan to allow liquor sales at gun shows

Genius! Texas drops plan to allow liquor sales at gun shows

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission withdrew a proposal on Tuesday to allow liquor sales at gun shows after being criticized over the potentially dangerous combination. TABC spokeswoman Carolyn Beck said public comment was overwhelmingly against the proposal. “Some people were in opposition to the rules because they think that in general guns and alcohol shouldn’t […]

• Not another one! Country music star to release craft beer

Not another one! Country music star to release craft beer

Country music star Robert Earl Keen has teamed up with Fredericksburg’s Pedernales Brewing Co. to release the Texas musician’s brand of craft beer. The first beer Pedernales will brew for the country musician is a Honey Pilsner, which uses honey from Fain’s Honey in Llano, TX. The brewery describes the beer (5 percent ABV and […]

• Whole Foods Launches New National Wine Club

Whole Foods Launches New National Wine Club

Whole Foods Market is one of the most adored retailers in this country by its fans, stocking a wide array of high quality foodstuffs that can be tough to find in regular supermarkets. While detractors like to call it “Whole Paycheck” for its premium and often impulse-inspiring upscale products, there is at least one area […]

• Beer case with 99 cans a huge hit for Texas brewer

Beer case with 99 cans a huge hit for Texas brewer

Everything is bigger in Texas – including the packs of beer. A small brewery in Austin, Texas came up with the idea to put 99 cans of beer in one case. The case of ‘Peacemaker’ Ale is seven-feet long, weighs 82 pounds and costs 99 dollars. Austin Beer Works made only twenty of the large […]

• Medical Oddities: You Can Brew Beer In Your Digestive Tract

Medical Oddities: You Can Brew Beer In Your Digestive Tract

Imagine- your wife begins to think you’re a closet alcoholic, so she purchases a breathalyzer to test your blood alcohol content (BAC) throughout the day. Your doctors concur with her assessment, thinking you’re sneaking off into dark corners to imbibe without the judging eyes of the world to condemn you. The only problem, you really […]