Do you know what you're drinking? While you decide, pull up a bar stool and I'll pour a little knowledge on you about beer tap handles. Tip of the Iceberg Anyone who enjoys drinking draft beer is likely familiar with tap handles. They can often be viewed towering behind the bar displaying the beverage they … Continue reading Beer Tap Handles
Did you know today is Presidents' Day? Pull up a bar stool and I'll tell you what I know. Reason for the Season This holiday was originally set on George Washington's birthday, February 22, and is to this day still recognized by the federal government as "Washington's Birthday," not President's Day. In the 1970's, lawmakers … Continue reading Huge President’s Day Ale!
Valentine's Day is Wednesday, get your wife anything yet? No? Good, have a seat, I'll tell you why you shouldn't. Trust me, after she hears this, she'll understand. Origins of Valentine's Day Most people already know what Valentine's Day is. It's a day to show your significant other how much you care about them by … Continue reading Valentine’s Day
Have a seat on your favorite bar stool as we discuss how bars managed during America's dry spell we call Prohibition. Prohibition Despite some beliefs, it was not illegal to consume alcohol during Prohibition. It was only illegal to make, sell, or transport any alcohol or intoxicating liquor. This law, or as President Herbert Hoover … Continue reading Bars During Prohibition