Archive for June 2012
The Green Tavern in Boston, MA
This is the oldest pub in the United States. It was established in 1654 and has been satisfying the thirst of patrons ever since.
The Spaniards Inn
This gem is located in London and has been mentioned in such stories as Dracula and the Pickwick Papers. It was built in the 1500s and has served poets such as Lord Byron and John Keats.
The Napoleon House
It was built in 1797 and has at some point housed none other than Napoleon himself.
McSorley’s Read the rest of this entry »
You don’t want to embarrass yourself when you’re out having a drink. Using etiquette when ordering a beer shows you have class and that you know your beers. Always order a beer by name, never just order a beer. Show the bartender you know what you’re talking about when you order a beer. Never assume all dark beers taste the same, either. Each individual beer has been lovingly brewed and should be treated with respect.
If you want to really impress a gentleman or your friends, order a shandy. This Read the rest of this entry »
Although many people associate beer with such negative factors as beer bellies and alcoholism, beer is actually surprisingly good for you in consumed in moderation. Although it is never a good idea to throw back a case of beer a night, having one or maybe two beers an evening can have health benefits, and it also allows you to enjoy a favorite beverage without feeling deprived.
Both light and dark beers have antioxidants, but dark lagers actually have the most of these helpful properties. Antioxidants helps to reverse cellular damage that has occurred Read the rest of this entry »