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 […]
cinco de mayo
It turns out, we Americans like to drink on Cinco de Mayo. A lot. Total alcohol sales were up 30 percent over the weekend, according to data from Minibar Delivery. They also had data about who partied hardest, and who left a lot to be desired (looking at you, Los Angeles!). Check out our infographic below […]
It’s 2:40PM and the waitress I’m shadowing barks to me, ”we’re already out of frozen margaritas. This is going to be fun.” Cinco De Mayo. The holiday that’s basically just a reason to drink margaritas all day long. I’m a student at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia and just like most typical college towns […]
The things we forget after Cinco de Mayo easily outrank the things we know about the holiday. Really, the fact that Cinco de Mayo is automatically associated with drinking is already evidence that we’re doing it wrong. Not that we have the capacity, or necessarily the impetus, to shut down the biggest drinking holiday of […]
Hello America. It’s time we’ve talked about a dear old friend we haven’t seen in awhile. A friend that started counting down to summer the minute Labor Day came. They love nothing more than sunshine and keeping it spicy. It’s light, it’s fun, it’s ready to knock you out if you have too many. You […]
Stop it. Seriously, stop it. You know what I’m saying. Stop shooting tequila. Tequila, and mezcal (its huskier older cousin) are the products of sweat, tears, blood, and donkeys (yes). And the flavors of tequila have gone so entirely overlooked, it’s a bit of a travesty.
In America Cinco de Mayo has evolved to become one of the country’s largest drinking holidays. In 2013, over $600 million dollars worth of beer was sold, according to Nielsen data, which is more beer than is sold for St. Patrick’s Day or the Super Bowl, two holidays where beer consumption is the primary focal […]
The margarita is often hailed as the quintessential ”Mexican” cocktail, but just like cerveza, the origins of the drink are not definitively Mexican. Simply put, no one knows who dreamed up this delicious cocktail – but the stories behind the invention of the margarita are pretty colorful, even though only some of them actually take place […]
Cinco de Mayo (aka not really Mexican Independence day) is coming up, and with that impending date comes a rush of Americans looking to buy Mexican beer (in Spanish, cerveza). The thing is though, much like Cinco de Mayo itself, Mexican beer isn’t really made in a particularly Mexican style.