Great Holiday Gift Ideas 2016

Are you waiting until the last minute to do your holiday gift buying? You’re not alone. Last-minute shoppers represented 36 percent of the overall total. If you are among the many who have not completed their holiday shopping we have assembled a few, straightforward gifts ideas for you. Give the Gift of Wine If you are a BevX reader there is a good chance...

Holiday Season Humor

Christmas begins about the first of December with an office party and ends when you finally realize what you spent, around April fifteenth of the next year. P. J. O’Rourke I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included. Bernard Manning In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the...

Raise a Glass to Repeal Day

On the 16th day of January 1919 the loudest and squeakiest wheel of all squeaky wheels of the day, the Temperance Union, achieved their ultimate desire with the passing of the Eighteenth Amendment. The Eighteenth Amendment prohibited the production, transport, and sale of intoxicating liquors in the United States. The proponents of the law believed that all of society’s ills would be magically washed...

Norm, from Cheers! Quotes

If you are anything like me, you love the TV program “Cheers!” and its many characters. Some of the best one-liners delivered each episode came from the character Norm as he entered the bar and requested his first Beer. Here are a few of these exchanges. Woody, “How’s it going Mr. Peterson?” Norm, “It’s a dog eat dog world, Woody & I’m wearing Milk...

The Act of Independence

In a few short days many of us in the US will be celebrating the 240th anniversary of the founding of The United States of America. Many simply refer to the day as the Fourth of July but I opt for Independence Day. Every month in every year has a fourth but there was only one July 4, 1776 and what happened on and near...

Negroni Week – Coming to a Bar Near You

Just when you thought that all of the fun had been exhausted, along comes Negroni Week! What is Negroni Week you ask? Essentially during Negroni Week, June 6-12, bars around the world will mix their favorite Negroni variations, donating a portion of proceeds from each one sold to a charity of their choice. You can find bars participating in this year’s Negroni Week by...

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