Skip to comments.An Ode to Outdoor Beer Drinking
Posted on 04/04/2014 6:15:50 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Can anything beat a cold brew on a quiet terrace at the end of a hard day?
WE'VE BEEN TRAPPED inside for months, perfecting our techniques in sweaty halls through the long, dark days of winter. But now that spring is finally here, we're prepared to test our strengths outside, in full view of the wider world. Make no mistake: I'm not talking about runners or cyclists. I'm talking about those of us who really know how to put warm weather to good use. I'm talking, of course, about beer drinkers.
By extension, I'd include all al-fresco sippers, from the Southern belles downing Mint Juleps at the Kentucky Derby to the tourists puzzling over their first glasses of retsina somewhere out in the Dodecanese Islands. But when it comes to outdoor tippling, beer drinkers are the global elite, the One Percent. We have our own gardens. Beer drinkers know that rebirth and renewed activity are only part of what spring means. Raising a glass with friends under a blossoming chestnut tree makes up at least half of the reason for the season.
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Outdoor beer drinking is illegal in Canada. Eh?
I have been in outdoor restaurants at the lakefront in Toronto last summer... Good Happy Hour prices.
It has to be a licensed “domicile”
We broke the hell out of the law out on the ice last weekend.
Not here in SO CAL we hardly had winter LOL!
Yes indeed! Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens in Escondido, California.
a man after my own heart. Drinking a PBR on his front porch.
No snotty ale, no snooty IPA, just a plain, cheap beer.