When cult Danish brewer Mikkeller opened its first NYC brewery in March 2018, the city’s craft beer community fired up Untappd and hopped on the subway. The site of Mikkeller’s first East Coast operation? Citi Field, the Queens stadium of the New York Mets. (Mikkeller’s wasn’t the first craft stadium brewery in baseball, either.
Some of us—let’s say those of us lesser versed in the poetry of the sport—need beer, maybe quite a few beers, to enjoy a baseball game. It’s not because the sport isn’t technically interesting, or that we’re less American than people who can watch a full game sober. We just have a lower tolerance for […]
Like America, Japan loves baseball, maybe even a little bit more than the country that invented it. And while the game is played the same way, much else about Japanese baseball is incredibly different. For one thing, there is organized cheering almost the entire time, with songs and chants both for the home team and […]