We’re usually silly here on Drinking in America, but today we’re going to talk about something a little more serious. Corporate Social Responsibility. Most commonly known as a combination of corporate social initiatives including philanthropy, community volunteering, socially responsible business practices, etc., it’s crucial for a company to practice it. It pleases company stakeholders, influencers, their audience and just as importantly employees. But it usually ends up being a hit or a miss. Sometimes a HUGE miss i.e. the Volkswagen emissions scandal of 2015. Can you say, yikes?read more
Cocktails / September 20, 2017 / No Comments.
We’re living during a time where the phrase, “Do it yourself,” is quite literally becoming a live-by motto. And this isn’t a bad thing! More and more, people are embracing making their dreams a reality based solely on their own merit. They’re original, tenacious, go-getters, hard working, and unapologetically confident individuals. It’s time we celebrate those who go the extra mile all year round (even if you might not be one of them).read more
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Let’s paint some familiar pictures, shall we?
1) You’re at the bar and you’re feeling adventurous. You want to try something different than your go-to, but risking that $12+ price tag doesn’t always seem worth it when you don’t know if this new cocktail is going to work for you. So you find yourself sticking with the same old drink- sipping the mundane-ness down regardless.read more
It’s hard to be an alcohol snob when you’re used to getting Franzia’s Sunset Blush Rose box wine on your way home from work every Wednesday night.read more
Remember that awful time in history called The Prohibition? That time when people couldn’t drink in America (pun intended)? Well, unlike most of the US who got back on the horse after 13 years, Chicago took a while to recover from it. Almost 100 years to recover, to be exact.read more
It’s the last weekend of summer. How is it that three months of winter feels like an eternity yet three months of summer flies by faster than an accidental swipe right on Tinder for a guy who obviously spends the majority his time posing shirtless in gym mirrors?read more
“It was really awesome.” That’s what most viewers said in regards to yesterday’s eclipse, but a lot of us couldn’t say the same. Either you weren’t in the path of totality, you were stuck in a meeting, or you were like this guy and your homemade eclipse glasses just weren’t cutting it.read more
Physically going to the movie theater has become such a rare thing nowadays with the quick turnover from the box office to iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, etc. But picture having an iMAX screen in front of you, sitting in a recliner, and having dinner and drinks served to you. Sounds too good to be true, right?read more
Anyone that has traveled abroad knows that after a few weeks away from the good ole’ US of A, you start to miss it like crazy. We get so accustomed to this way of life in America, the land of air conditioning and free refills. It is just not the same when you leave the country. The food is different, the culture is different, your whole environment has changed.read more
We knew Germans liked beer, but we couldn’t have predicted they’d incorporate it into their yoga practice. Germany has introduced the latest international fitness craze, and it isn’t just Berlin hipsters that are into it. It’s beer yoga. Yup, it’s exactly how it sounds; consisting of enjoying a few refreshing sips of beer between each soul and core strengthening pose.read more