But, oh no, I can only buy two at a time?
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Darn the luck.
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Tecate, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Coors and Miller Genuine Draft are all utilized on the field of play.
(Stupid men. How juvenile! Is this why our grandfathers fought the Second World War, and spent their weekends on the Jersey shore? I think not.)
All the womenfolk were merely spectators at this point in the bucolic bacchanalia. One was seen holding a can of nonregulation Pepsi.
Here are the rules of Beer Kickball Club:
What’s next, Beer Hooverball? Heaven Forfend.
“I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion of never playing beer kickball than a white male who hasn’t lived that life.”
A Great Blue Heron spotted this waterlogged Coors Light Beer can floating just ‘neath the surface of the Wildfowl Pond at San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum in Golden Gate Park and then lunged at the Silver Bullet as if it were something edible. Then all the water drained out of it [cue sad trombone]. Poor little feller.
(Now this was a few years back – could the aluminum can have come from a rowdy pre-ING Group era Bay to Breakers? There’s no way to tell.)
Maybe we’ll be counting on animals more and more to keep GGP clean?
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Poor little feller.
Well, it had to happen, sooner or later. First, let’s get up to speed about Sparks (whoops, that official MillerCoors website got taken down, try this cached version instead.) So Sparks, created by S.F.-based beverage marketing firm McKenzie River Corporation on 1160 Battery, is:
“a caffeinated alcohol beverage, one of the first such beverages. Its active ingredients caffeine, taurine, ginseng and guarana are common to energy drinks; however, its additional focus on alcohol is not. Its packaging states a 6% alcoholic content by volume. Its flavor is similar to standard energy drinks such as Red Bull, Monster Energy, and Rockstar, with a tart, sugary taste.”
Say good-bye to getting loaded and showing off your orange tongue in the minivan:
Sisters doing it for themselves. Click for full-on girl power, courtesy of rOOkrOc
Comes now, City Attorney Dennis Herrera, representing the City and County of San Francisco, plus the entire State of California to make a deal with MillerCoors to stop selling Sparks (as it exists today complete with energy stuff plus alcohol) by January 10, 2009. Read all the deets after the jump, or here on CA Attorney General Jerry Brown’s website.
MillerCoors can take out the caffeine, taurine, etc. if they want to but Sparks, as you know it, will soon be no more. What will the Examiner’s Caffeine Examiner Big Red Boots (srsly, “Caffeine Examiner“) think aboot that, eh? And don’t even ask what the Examiner’s Civil Liberties Examiner and Ayn Rand fan JD Tuccille (srsly, “JD“) will think about this, because you can already figure it out.
What will become of the “Sparks Girls” and “Sparkitects“?
Sadly, there’ll be no more orange-lipped photos (aka Sparks Mouth) on Flickr from Sparks virgins and no more Sparks-related sexy MySpace-style poses on the Net. It’s all gone.
What do you say?
Details after the jump.