Mustard-flavored beer now exists. Here's what it tastes like
Ready or not, mustard-flavored beer has arrived just in time to pair it with your grilled hot dogs this summer.To help ring in National Mustard Day — which apparently was Saturday — French’s Mustard collaborated with craft brewery Oskar Blues to create French’s Mustard Beer.The kooky concoction looks yellow and briny, but is not nearly as offensive as it seems. Rather than being spicy or overpowering, there’s a slight French’s Mustard taste masked by a mostly light and tropical flavor.The limited-edition brew is infused with key lime, lemon, tangerine and passion fruit.“We’re stoked on bold fl...
New York Daily News
Captain and owners of NYC party boat arrested for crowded glam cruise
NEW YORK — The captain and owners of a popular Manhattan party boat were arrested for defying coronavirus social distancing mandates and going for a crowded booze cruise, officials said Sunday.The Liberty Belle, a four-story river boat that can hold up to 600 people, had just returned to Pier 36 in Lower Manhattan about 11:30 p.m. Saturday when officers from the New York City Sheriff’s department broke up the 1920-themed party and made arrests.Officers arrested the boat’s owners in charge of the party, Ronny Vargas and Alex Sauzo, and gave them desk appearance tickets to appear in court at a l...
New York Daily News
Here's how to make yogurt at home. It's easier than you think
“I’ve been making or helping to make yogurt since I was about ten years old,” are the first words in “Homemade Yogurt & Kefir: 71 Recipes for Making & Using Probiotic-Rich Ferments” (Storey, $19.95). From there, author Gianaclis Caldwell uses that lifelong expertise to take readers on an illuminating journey through the ins and outs of transforming ordinary milk into velvety, tangy yogurt, minus any help from the folks at Yoplait, Chobani or Dannon.At a time when sourdough bread starters are all the rage, why not use this shelter-in-place era to master another make-at-home fermented staple?In ...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Airlines are axing alcoholic drinks amid COVID-19
Many airlines began cutting back onboard food-and-beverage service in March, as COVID-19 started to sweep the globe. The modified operations aim to minimize passenger-to-crew interactions and the handling of items that could prove potential conduits for infection; as well as cut down on costs during the worst period of economic hardship in the aviation industry’s entire history.Now, several worldwide airlines are taking things a step further by axing the availability of alcoholic beverages aboard their flights. Many carriers have already narrowed their drink options to water (usually individua...
Sideline Chatter: What are chances that buying it turns you into hunka hunka burning love?
Need a little good-luck charm, or maybe just a fashion accessory to set off your blue suede shoes?Elvis Presley’s rhinestone-studded jockstrap — complete with the initials “EP” on the waistband — is expected to hit $36,000 on the Paul Fraser Collectibles auction block.“Extravagant. Absurd. Sexually potent … pure Elvis Presley,” seller rep Daniel Wade told the London Daily Mail. “I’m sure the new owner won’t be able to resist wearing it out on a Saturday night.”No word on whether it comes with a return-to-sender guarantee.———Headlines— At Fark.com: “Viewers who successfully complete 64-hour Der...
The Seattle Times
Low-cal craft beer becomes vital during quarantine. We taste 18 and pick the winners and losers.
First, let’s get the thing that needs to be said out of the way: These beers come with an asterisk. They are what they are. And what they are is low in calories and low in carbohydrates.If you want big, flavorful beer, this generally isn’t the place to look. If you want beer that doesn’t pile up quite as quickly at your waistline while tasting better than most options ending in “light,” this is indeed the place to look.Spurred by the continuing success of Michelob Ultra Light and the hard seltzer category — both of which grow at phenomenal rates — craft beer low in calories and carbs was alrea...
Mexican beer drinkers brace for shortage as coronavirus industry shutdown persists
CHICAGO — Beer drinkers could see a shortage of popular imported Mexican brands as soon as next week due to an ongoing shutdown of Mexico’s beer industry.Most immediately at risk are the brands owned by Heineken USA, including Dos Equis Tecate and Bohemia.Should the shutdown persist, beers owned by Constellation Brands — which include Modelo Especial, Corona and Pacifico — may also be in shorter supply by summer.When Mexican beer production was paused in early April due to that country’s government not declaring brewing an “essential” industry — as it has been deemed in the U.S. — observers pr...