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21 Quotes About Alcohol We Love

21 Quotes About Alcohol We Love

Drinking is just plain fun. It symbolizes celebration, happiness, and comfort, and it brings us together to enjoy life’s greatest moments. Some of our fondest memories involve drinking in the dorms with our college roommates, or toasting your best friend at their wedding, or simply celebrating the arrival of the new year. We all deserve to have some fun every now and then (responsible fun, of course). For those who enjoy a good happy hour, these quotes about alcohol should perfectly sum up how you feel.

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Beginners Guide to Whiskey

Beginners Guide to Whiskey

Whiskey is a general term used to describe any spirit distilled from malted grain. It represents power and ambition as it is known to be the selected drink of some of the most well-known statesmen, politicians, and businessmen such as America’s Founding Father George Washington. If you are a neophyte in the world of whiskey drinking, you’ll need these essential facts to help you become a true-blue whiskey enthusiast.

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Seasonal Beers to Try

Seasonal Beers to Try

School is back in session and summer is quickly coming to a close. But, that just means we are closer to cooler weather, the leaves changing colors, and holiday food and drinks. So, although we must bid farewell to the warm season, we look forward to welcoming in the autumn months with limited release seasonal beers. The next time you swing by Chad’s, be sure to try these pumpkin-inspired seasonal beers and much more before fall is over.

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Top 20 Songs About Summer Drinking

Top 20 Songs About Summer Drinking

Summer time is fantastic. Festivals, open beaches, barbecue grills, hamburgers, hot dogs, swimming, fireworks, and hot weather. This is the season to simply enjoy the warmth of the sun in the backyard or any place filled with a good time. Nothing quite goes with these events like a cold alcoholic beverage, and the same can be said for the good music. Some songs about summer immediately give you the feeling of long days and warm nights. And, when you add a cold beer or drink to the mix, you have created a concoction of great times and memories that will last a lifetime.

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Watermelon Cocktail Recipes for Summer

Watermelon Cocktail Recipes for Summer

What’s not to love about watermelon? It’s low in calories, high in vitamins, and it tastes oh so good. Fortunately, watermelon season is back and we plan on using the delectable fruit in a number of summer recipes. And, we figured we would start with the most important: watermelon cocktail recipes. Join us for a drink why don’t cha.

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Ultimate Father’s Day Drinks for Dear Old Dad

Ultimate Father's Day Drinks for Dear Old Dad

Dear Dad, we don’t deserve you, but at least we know that. You taught us stuff that no else can. So, how do we even begin to say thank you? Of course, you are worthy of more than just one day of celebration each year. And, with more than 70 million fathers in the United States today, every single one of you deserves a drink or two. And, with that in mind, we’ve come up with a list of our favorite specialty drinks to celebrate our awe-inspiring dads this Father’s Day. We raise our glass to you, Dad.

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What Are We Celebrating on Cinco de Mayo?

What Are We Celebrating on Cinco de Mayo?

Tons of Americans recognize Cinco de Mayo every year, but do we really know what we are celebrating? What is the actual meaning behind this favorite holiday? Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not the day that Mexico gained its independence. In fact, Mexico observed that day fifty years earlier on September 16th, 1810. The fifth of May commemorates Mexico’s unlikely victory over France and Napoleon III at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.

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Beer and Baseball: America’s Front Runners

Beer and Baseball: America's Front Runners

Baseball is America’s favorite pastime. We all have fond memories of going to the ballpark with our family. We think back to wearing a ratty glove in hopes of catching a fly ball, eating a ballpark hotdog that was undeniably delicious, and cheering on the home team (even if they were losing). And, there is probably no denying that Dad was enjoying a cold beer. Because, when we get down to it, beer and baseball have and will always go hand and hand. Much like pen and paper, peanut butter and jelly, or Bert and Ernie, you can’t have one without the other. So, what exactly makes beer and baseball the perfect pairing? We’ve taken the liberty of compiling a list of our favorite reasons.

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A Guide to Buying Cigars

A Guide to Buying Cigars

There is a lot of history and tradition surrounding the cigar smoking. Learn first the basics about cigars and our recommendations for buying for beginners.

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Super Bowl Drink Suggestions Based on Your Team

Super Bowl Drink Suggestions Based on Your Team

Super Bowl LI is sure to be an epic match-up. Regardless of who you are rooting for, we have some great drink Super Bowl drink suggestions. Check ’em out!

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