Beer and Polo: The Combination You Never Thought Could Work

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Polo is a game similar to field hockey. Players ride a horse while holding a long-handled polo mallet. It’s fun, exciting, and definitely action-packed.

Beer, on the other hand, is something that could make polo even more fun. The alcoholic drink is tailored for enjoyment, and it complements polo very well.

What’s the proof that they’re a great combination?

The fact that the Victory Cup by BMW and Vineyard Vines will be held this July 14, 2018. It’s going to be America’s Polo Match and Craft Beer Festival at the same time. How cool would that be?

All there’s left to do right now is to attend! But first, you’ll need the tools to repair that old polo mallet of yours. You can do that by visiting



Major partners of the Victory Cup include BMW, Vineyard Vines, Chateau E’sclans wine, Purple Heart Homes, KICKS 105.5, and Examiner Media group.

The event will be sponsored by craft brewers from New York too, which means you’ll be able to enjoy this summer better than you imagined. Local food partners, wineries, breweries, and distilleries will also support the event and make it even grander. The affair is set to have a farm-to-table brunch and dinner, classic cars, live music, beer, and of course, intense polo matches that will make you stand up from your seat!

Why Should You Attend?

Because it’s going to be a blast filled with polo and beer! It’s going to be the best way to brew your best summer! It will be a genuine entertainment experience that will make your tummy and heart full!

If you are in love with craft beer, spirits, wine, horses, and polo, then you better attend the cup. It’s even a family-friendly and pet-friendly event, which means you can bring your children and pets along with you and enjoy the scenic view together.


Plus, alcohol tastings will also be available! Here are the sponsors for that activity:

  • 1857 Spirits
  • Blue Toad Hard Cider
  • Broken Bow Brewery
  • Clifton Cider
  • Cooperstown Distillery
  • Cross Roads Brewery
  • Fishers Island Lemonade
  • Gristmill Distillers
  • New Paltz Brewing Co.
  • Peony Vodka
  • RS Taylor & Sons Brewery
  • Sahm Brewing Company
  • Seneca Lake Brew
  • Tommyrotter Distillery
  • Treasury Hard Cider
  • Twin Stills
  • YaVe Tequila

And these are the food partners:

  • Aversanos
  • Corfu Grill
  • Elia’s Market
  • Essie’s Restaurant
  • Heritage Food & Drink
  • Ice & Vine
  • Le Express Bistro
  • Mason Catering
  • San Matteo Pizzeria
  • Skinny Pines
  • The Butcher Bar
  • Waffles & Dinges


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The General Admission ticket comes with free drink tickets to the Craft Brewer’s Tent. If you want a more refined experience, get the VIP ticket. It’ll entitle you to visit the Golden Mallet Tent and enjoy the Founder’s Lounge. In this lounge you’ll be able to mingle with event partners, sponsors, and polo players.

Brew Your Best Summer!

beerGet your ticket from now and enjoy a spectacular day of fantastic brews, magical horses, delicious food, excellent vendors, fun people, and heart-pumping polo!

This Victory Cup will be the substantial evidence that the combination of beer and polo is something you’ll never expect to workout. It has everything you want to make your summer the best one yet. You’ll never leave the event thirsty or hungry; you’ll be filled like there’s no tomorrow. You can even converse with the polo players!

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Remember These When Drinking Beer

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Whether you’re hanging out with your friends or partying out with your workmates, the night won’t ever be complete without beer.

However, remember these when drinking beer:

Don’t drink on an empty stomach.

Be it wheat beers or pale ales, the fact remains that most beers have alcohol content in them – unless it’s something like no alcohol beer. When drunk on an empty stomach, it will have adverse effects on your body – such as that when being hungry and being nauseous the entire day. Your stomach will also produce more acid than usual, which sometimes becomes a stomach lining inflammation. You will also get intoxicated faster than usual, which sometimes becomes a life-threatening condition.

Don’t drink the beer ice-cold, as well as sun-warm.

Simply put, drinking beer ice-cold will affect your taste buds in such way where you’ll only experience a little bit of goodness in your beer. On another hand, drinking sun-warm beer will also affect your taste buds in such way where you’ll have no choice but to experience little to no goodness in your beer. Thus, you should drink beer with the right temperature – room temperature or at least 5 minutes after getting it out of the refrigerator.

Don’t drink too much.

We all know how multiple ads on television remind everyone on the importance of drinking moderately. That being said, no matter who you are with and where you are at or no matter how many drinks there are left or how long you have been drinking, you should know your limits. This is not just to prevent yourself from depending too much on alcoholic drinks, but also for you to prevent yourself from getting into serious accidents like car-related accidents or fall-related accidents.

What do you think of this blog post? Do you know any other tips when drinking beer? Let us know in the comments section below!

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10 Must-Try Beers in Asia

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Boxing Cat Brewery
The Asian beer scene continues to surprise and delight with its ever-growing list of finest brews. If you are traveling in the region, try not to miss out on the sublime experience of sampling some of the delicious beers you can find. Here are some of the best ones you need to try when in Asia.

1. Beerlao (Laos)
Beerlao is made using top quality rice and malt sourced from Europe. Its lager contains 5% ABV and comes in bottles and cans.

2. Boxing Cat Brewery (Shanghai, China)
Boxing Cat Brewery offers a wide range of core and seasonal products. But one of its popular brews is the Standing 8 Pilsner known for its refreshing taste and smoothness.

3. Cyclo Imperial Chocolate Stout (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
This is a full-bodied drink with 13% ABV. It has a rich aroma with hints of chocolate, vanilla, and roasty malt. Some ingredients used include chocolate and cinnamon.

4. Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout (Ibaraki, Japan)
If you are a coffee and beer lover, then Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout is the perfect brew for you. This glorious brew is made with roasted, black and chocolate malts plus caramel giving it a delightful coffee flavor.

5. Hitachino Nest White Ale (Ibaraki, Japan)
Hitachino Nest White Ale is a light and fruity beer that carries notes of coriander, nutmeg, and orange. Unique and refreshing.

6. Ise Kadoya Brown Ale (Ise, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
Brown ale fan or not, this drink is worth a try. The fruit aroma compared with notes of caramel and toffee may just make you a convert.

7. Island 1842 Imperial IPA (Hong Kong)
Island 1842 Imperial IPA is robust and bold. It has a powerful, floral, and spicy aroma and a complex flavor that lingers.

9. Myanmar Draught (Myanmar)
Myanmar Draught or Premium is a malt lager. It is a smooth drink with fruity notes – a perfect drink if you are looking for a refreshing brew to beat the heat.

10. Yardley Brothers Hong Kong Bastard Imperial IPA (Hong Kong)
Bitter, bold, and balanced with hint of fruitiness. This brew lives up to the hype.

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