I didn’t anticipate how strange I’d feel buying non-alcoholic beer. I rolled into my regular supermarket at 9:30 on Saturday morning and loaded up the register’s conveyer belt with seven six-packs of non-alcoholic beer, plus a gallon of milk (we were out). The cashier asked for my I.D., which I wasn’t expecting. Then,…
Wine glasses have confounded us for a while now. Why did champagne glasses change from little saucers to long flutes? Why do some look like fishbowls and others not? Why are we pretty sure we’re putting the wrong type of wine in just about every glass?
Brooklyn-based Lineup Brewing has already earned major props in the beer name department, previously creating a line named for owner and head brewer Kat Martinez’s bad dates. Anyone for a pint of Washed Up Rockstar?
Anniversary beers are a fun little subset of the brewing world that doesn’t seem to get as much love as it used to. Brewery Ommegang’s recent 20th Anniversary Ale release, though, exemplifies what these beers should be all about.
We at The Takeout are normally averse to covering restaurant deal “news,” as most promotions don’t represent massive savings and are intended to dupe the media into giving coverage. We get hundreds of such press releases each day.