Monthly Archives: June 2017

June 29


Two additional beer establishments, Monday Night Brewing and Wild Heaven, are set to join Lean Draft House on the Westside Trail. The Westside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine celebrated its first business opening last week: a pub. Lean Draft House, located in Historic West End, is serving 20 local beers on tap, tacos and a […]

June 26


The Brick Store Pub officially opened on June 27, 1997. (Photo courtesy of Brick Store Pub) Decatur’s Brick Store, arguably one of the best beer bars in the U.S. and the world, has been an Atlanta jewel for 20 years. To celebrate its two decades, the pub is having a monumental celebration on Saturday. For the […]

June 25

Researchers Discover Body Image For Teens Linked To Alcohol, Tobacco Use | Hannibal Courier-Post…

22nd June 2017 by philcain Girls who thought they were very good looking were more likely to binge drink. Virginia Ramseyer Winter [of the University of Missouri’s School of Social Work] suggests this is because attractiveness may be associated with popularity, which is related to increased alcohol use. Source:

June 24

Best Bars In The World To Be Honored At Tales Of The Cocktail…

Written by A Bath bar puts the city on the map for cocktail making with its nomination in two world-class categories. The Dark Horse is in the running for best international cocktail bar in the Spirited Awards. Meanwhile Blackbird, its atmospheric two-room annexe which used to be owner Louis Lewis-Smith’s office, is nominated for best […]

June 24

Diageo Agrees $1 Billion Deal For Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila…

Written by News Deskon: In: Alcohol, Beverage, Business, Industries, Mergers & Acquisitions   Diageo has agreed to acquire Casamigos – the premium tequila brand founded by Hollywood actor George Clooney – for up to $1 billion. The deal includes an initial consideration of $700 million, with a further $300 million in performance-related earn-outs over ten years. Diageo said […]

June 23

Get up! Up On The Roof (Greenville, SC)…

    Greenville, SC has a growing similarity to other small cities, especially in the Southeast.     With reinvestment in its downtown, along with the growing mixed-use neighborhoods (i.e. businesses on the ground floor and residences above), along with vibrant options for housing, recreation, and other areas, it is a quietly growing area.  It […]

June 23


  Aspiring film creatives can enter now for a chance to win $10,000 and a VIP trip to Miami Beach   LYNCHBURG, TENN., (APRIL 24, 2017) – Gentleman Jack Double Mellowed Tennessee Whiskey is joining with Codeblack Entertainment to support and highlight bold, new African American voices in film, with its Real to Reel contest. […]

June 20

Retired NFL Player, Walt Harris To Discuss “Cocktails & Sports: Do Athletes Sip & Play? #TipsyChampion”

      Abstract: We will lead a healthy, mature, and fun discussion on the impact of alcohol on athletes. We will explore whether athletes are able to have fun by indulging in alcohol and the consequences they face by doing so. Are athletes held to a higher standard to not drink? Do athletes feel […]

June 16

Black Owned Rum Company To Launch In Atlanta This Summer…

Caribbean Smooth: Ou-Oui Premium Liqueurs Written by Ace Loans | News Photo (L-R): Nigel Walwyn CEO and Founder of Caribbean Smooth, LLC; Sandy Headley, Vice President of Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, Inc, (ACE); Scott Cooper, Board Member of Caribbean Smooth, LLC; Jason Sleeman, Business Banking Relationship Manager Fifth Third Bank; Michael LaBerge, Financial Center […]

June 14

Beverage Experts Share Their Biggest Career Lessons…

Get immersed in your field, support your peers and never burn a bridge, these professionals say Written by David Flaherty David Flaherty has more than 20 years experience in the hospitality industry and is the marketing director for the Washington State Wine Commission. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or […]