Category Archives: Basic Bar Banter

It’s OK – Only 11% Of Us Actually Drink Craft Beer

  Apparently the King of Beers would like to eliminate all craft beer and continue to offer rebates to distributors who do not distribute craft beer. The tiny space given to craft beer is  common and routinely accepted among most … Continue reading

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In Spite of Terrible Days

Ever have one of those days? Everyone is on your case, and you can’t seem to do anything right. You go for that special end-of-day-beer you’ve been saving in the refrigerator just to find out your 18-year-old son decided to … Continue reading

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Ice Cold Beer? Frosted Glassware?

Disclaimer: I am going to sound like a snob, I don’t really care how you like to drink your beer.  What, a post without pictures? Yes, I’m sorry happy to say I don’t have ice cold beer and I don’t … Continue reading

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Have You Noticed The New Look?

As you may have noticed, The Thirsty Muse got a little bit of a make-over with the header photo, and background colors. I wanted to share the photos… The header photo is from a project I did for the Ohio … Continue reading

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A Quick Trip to Cleveland for Madness

Last Thursday, Cleveland experienced the Monsters of Madness Tour featuring Picture Me Broken, Marilyn Manson, and Alice Cooper. I know what you are thinking…but Mike, this is an alcohol themed site. What does this have to do with The Thirsty … Continue reading

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Pub Crawl?

Pub crawls bewilder me a little. I love the idea of going out with friends (old and new) to visit a pub/bar and have a drink. I often hit pubs I have never visited, have drinks I’ve never tried, and … Continue reading

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The Drinking Muse of Comedy?

Have you really laughed out loud lately. I hope you have. Last week I got to spend some quality time with new and old friends at my local watering hole, The Bank. Fortunately, many of these friends were performing their … Continue reading

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January Random Rant

Do you ever find yourself circling a bar or club like a hungry lion ready to pounce on dinner? What if the bar or club isn’t “perfect”? Do you ever question the bar or find excuses not to park and … Continue reading

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Pub Etiquette: A New Page Coming to The Thirsty Muse Soon

Pub etiquette, or how one should act in a bar/pub, is important. I’ve talked with many servers, bartenders, pub owners, and my fellow drinking buddies about what they think regarding how one should act in a bar. Since the stories … Continue reading

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A Seat at the Bar

A quick post for today, something for all of us really. Most of us have walked into a bar or pub and simply wanted a beer. Maybe it was the first time you walked into a bar alone — no … Continue reading

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