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Adidas Makes ‘Beer Repellent’ Shoes for Oktoberfest [Video]

Adidas Originals München ‘Oktoberfest’ shoes repel beer and other fluids and are designed to match your lederhosen.

Source: Adidas Makes ‘Beer Repellent’ Shoes for Oktoberfest [Video]

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Free Beer Stickers!

Do you love free stickers? We do, especially beer themed stickers. 3″ x 3″ Square Sticker

Ways to get free stickers from!

  1. You could buy a sticker for $2 in our store, or you could mail us one of yours and we will gladly mail you a few of ours for you and your friends!
  2. Follow us on Facebook and create a post mentioning us or share our page with your friends. 
  3. Follow us on Twitter, create a post, and mention @boozefandotcom #freesticker in your Tweet.
  4. Follow us on Instagram, repost one of our posts, mention a friend, and use #freesticker #boozefan


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The Real Difference Between Whiskey, Bourbon, Scotch and Rye | HuffPost

Source: The Real Difference Between Whiskey, Bourbon, Scotch and Rye | HuffPost

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The Founding Fathers of Craft Beer

These 10 breweries launched America’s most delicious drinking trend

Source: The Founding Fathers of Craft Beer

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Where Bourbon Really Got Its Name and More Tips on America’s Native Spirit | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian

Michael Veach is Louisville’s unofficial bourbon ambassador. We asked him to give us some history as well as some suggestions on what to drink

Source: Where Bourbon Really Got Its Name and More Tips on America’s Native Spirit | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian

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10 New Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries

Traditional powerhouses are getting some serious competition.

Source: 10 New Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries

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Don’t Drink This: Boatswain IPA from Trader Joe’s

First thing’s first, I am in no way a beer snob. This is simply my opinion and warning to all that love to enjoy different beers. I enjoy many types and styles of beer. I drink craft beer regularly and have found many great beers from all over the country. While at Trader Joe’s over the weekend I walked past a display of red, white, and blue cans all sharing the Boatswain moniker. My wife grabbed me and pulled me back to the display because of the low price of $5 per six pack. Knowing I like IPA’s and craft beer she suggested I try one of Trader Joe’s Boatswain beers. I instantly thought it couldn’t be good at the low low price of $5 per sixer, but I took her suggestion hook, line, and sinker thinking most things I have tried from Trader Joe’s have been quite good. This beer was definitely not. I was reluctant to try this an even joked with her that this may be awful but I happily gave it a shot. After the first sip I must’ve made a “bitter beer face” because my wife immediately asked if it was, “that bad”? It was indeed that bad, the aroma was pungeant and the flavor was terrible. It tasted like a skunked rotten blue moon that had been left in the truck of your car for about 10 years in the Sahara desert. Let’s make this clear I am not one to bash any beer or for that matter dislike a beer other than Miller Lite or Coors Light because of their lack of flavor and watered down body. Please heed my warning do not drink this beer. Unless of course you have no taste buds or simply don’t care.

Don’t Drink This Boatswain IPA from Trader’s Joe’s

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Crimson King Cocktail Recipe

#summer #whiskeycocktail#boozefan

Add dark cherry and bitter coffee liqueur for your favorite whiskey drink.

Source: Crimson King Cocktail Recipe

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The Original Craft Beer Directory

Craft Beer Directory: Helping you find fun on tap!

Source: The Original Craft Beer Directory

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Why I Love Craft Beer and the People Who Brew It

First of all let’s get this straight I am in no way a craft beer snob, I just like tasty eccentric craft beers. I grew up in a family of blue collar workers in small-town southern Ohio. My father, uncles, and grandfathers all drank cheap american made mainstream beer like Busch and occasionally Budweiser. I followed in their footsteps enjoying a cold beer or two when I turned twenty-one. That year I moved to Columbus, Ohio and also began bartending which opened my eyes to trying different things including red wine and different styles of beers. Killian’s Red Irish Ale was one of the first beers I tried that wasn’t a watered down American lager. It was okay but I always thought beer wasn’t really that tasty and actually quite boring. That all changed the day a regular from the bar brought in a growler of the first batch of his microbrewed beer made right down the street. At that point in my life I had never had a microbrewed beer or even a locally made beer. I was truly excited that this gentleman had deemed me worthy to try his trial run at his soon to be opened microbrewery. I made it home that evening and poured my first taste of a brown ale ever. My taste buds exploded and my eyes were wide open into my new curiosity about small batch brewed beers. It was a dark brown color with an amazing nutty aroma and flavor that was absolutely delicious. I wanted more but the establishment would not be open for weeks. This began my journey into trying all different styles of beers including pale ales, porters, and stouts. This experience and kindness of this man who wanted to share his love of beer with me made me love craft beers especially locally made ones. I have always done my best to shop and support local establishments as frequently as possible. I admire and enjoy chatting with the people that do what they love and do it on their own terms. It is truly inspiring and I want my dollars to support my community of local brewers as much as possible. Cheers to them and the people they work with.