DRINKS

Even fake beer is great beer

The beer connoisseur in me can’t get enough of sampling different styles of suds from all corners of the globe.

Unfortunately, there are some intriguing options we’ll never actually get a chance to taste, as they’re not even real beers in the first place.

Bennett Hawkins at UPROXX compiled a Top 20 list of fictional brews from movie and television shows last April.

I realized how little I paid attention to such details upon stumbling across the post. Now, I’m holding out hope that we’ll one day see some of these beers produced in my lifetime.

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Things that go with Redhook

I was introduced to Redhook Long Hammer IPA at a Daytona Cubs minor league baseball game several years back, and I’ve been hooked ever since. Pun intended.

Long Hammer is by far the favorite of the four Redhook styles I’ve tried. It’s much smoother than the typical IPA and a perfect pairing for spring-time baseball in Florida. It also goes quite well with other things in life, but not all, as explained at the bottom of a sixer I sipped through.

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