Category Archives: Shandy

Porchin’ it

Monday is a bit unusual for me. Because I work Tuesday – Saturday, my weekend is Sunday and Monday.

So on Mondays when everyone else is at work, I’m still kind of chilling. It’s kind of funny when my friend Katrina messages me and asks, “How was your weekend?”

“Ongoing,” is a typical response.

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Shandy, the divisive mixture beer

Harpoon UFO Big Squeeze Shandy
Grapefruit. Like, in a beer. For reals, bro.

Dude, what is it?
Name: UFO Big Squeeze Shandy
ABV: 4.5%
Style: Shandy/Radler (Grapefruit)

Tell me a story!

Shandy. It’s kind of an odd word. I know a lot of people aren’t fond of these beer/fruit juice mixtures, but I have loved them ever since my first radler on a trip to Germany in 2000. When I came home from that trip and described drinking beer mixed with lemonade (or, yes, beer mixed with Coca-Cola), I got a lot of reactions from people that ranged from “I’d rather drink mouthwash” to “I want that in my mouth so hard.” Continue reading Shandy, the divisive mixture beer