Mexican lagers taste like the weekend. Not just when the fifth of May falls on a Saturday, either. Cracking open an ice-cold Corona or straight-from-the-cooler Tecate is reminiscent of beach trips, cookouts, game days, and sunny afternoons doing or avoiding yard work. The category gets its crisp, light flavor profile from the German-style Vienna lager […]
There’s a stereotype in the wine world as mysterious as it is pervasive: that sommeliers like to drink beer when they get off work. And not just any beer, either, so the myth goes; somms, when chilling with their friends, are choosing bargain beers.
If anyone knows how to drink, it’s Lower East Side-bred writer, Royal Young. Author of the gritty, fantastic memoir, Fame Shark, Young is currently hunkered down in Panama sipping Balboa beer, taking lengthy beach breaks, and hard at work on his second novel. When we spoke, there were a few misconceptions about writers and alcohol […]