The game, on the other hand, was great. Except for San Fran’s play calling on the crucial first-and-goal. The sprint-right-option was well-covered by Baltimore all night, and it wasn’t there at the end for sure. Otherwise, big plays galore. Momentum swings. A down-to-the-wire finish with a dash of controversy sprinkled in. Great stuff.
And then there was Will Ferrell. I blogged last Monday about Ferrell’s Old Milwaukee ad that aired only in North Platte, Neb. during last year’s Super Bowl. Ferrell and Old Milwaukee were back at it again last night with this gem, which reportedly aired only in the Sherman, Texas, market:
OK, on review, that does make me a touch uncomfortable. And still not any more likely to buy Old Milwaukee.
-In doing some research for a newspaper piece I’m working on, I learned that COOP Ale Works has plans to begin shipping beer out of state by the end of the year. Does this mean a brewery expansion is in the works, or that more beer will be available in cans? Stay tuned.
-Brewdog and Green Flash are popping up on liquor store shelves all over the state today. A Brewdog launch party is set for tonight at TapWerks, while McNellie’s Tulsa will hold a Green Flash pint night.
-McNellie’s OKC is hosting a Belgian beer dinner Tuesday night. The cost is $45 and includes a four-course meal featuring squid salad, bacon three ways, lamb shanks and clafoutis. Beers will include four of the following: Petrus Dubble Bruin, Piraat, Gulden Draak, Monk’s Cafe and/or Petrus Aged Pale. Reservations are required by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Speaking of McNellie’s, the weekly Monday pint night at McNellie’s OKC is Smithwick’s.
-If you’re looking for beer/culinary creations, check out the Ale’s Kitchen blog. That’s where I found a great beer-brined turkey recipe for Thanksgiving.
-Here’s a follow on the AB-InBev anti-trust lawsuit.