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The Boozebuddy Update

The Boozebuddy Update

By Mel Allen
For booze lovers looking for quick beverage news updates and a mildly entertaining host to share them.

Three news stories, focusing on craft, drop weekdays at 6 pm ET.

Brought to you and hosted by The Real Voice - Mel Allen, voice overs at TheRealVoice.com

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5/17/22 - VT Law Expands RTD Access, A Perfect Wine, & make cheap beer better
Brought to you by Green Mountain Payments - helping local business owners save thousands of dollars by providing complimentary credit card processing equipment and zero cost credit card processing. Visit greenmountainpayments.com or posandzero.com today! A proposed law to expand access in Vermont makes it easier to expand access to Ready To Drink Cocktails or RTD’s in the state and reduces taxes For more - head to https://www.mychamplainvalley.com/news/local-news/legislation-passes-ready-to-drink-cocktail-expansion-bill/ Is it possible to get a score of 100 on a bottle of wine? For some - it’s looking like it’s a yes! Only time will tell, but if you want to let your inner wine nerd out a bit, head to the link. https://www.winemag.com/2022/05/16/100-point-wine-barolo/ And can you make cheap beer taste better? Adding salt, lime or lemon can work but it's not what people are swearing by. https://melmagazine.com/en-us/story/how-to-make-beer-taste-better Remember to like, comment & subscribe. Don’t drink and drive, stay safe, drive sober and support the booze that supports your local community. Find me online - social media profiles & links at https://BoozebuddyUpdate.com Learn more about your host and voice over talent The Real Voice - Mel Allen at https://TheRealVoice.com #Wine #perfect #100 #cheapbeet #tast #better #RTD #Vermont #cocktails #vtlaw #vermontlaw
03:27
May 17, 2022
5/16/22 - Can Freedom be canned, Trappist brewery closes, & is the Dirty Shirley 2022's drink?
Brought to you by Green Mountain Payments - helping local business owners save thousands of dollars by providing complimentary credit card processing equipment and zero cost credit card processing. Visit greenmountainpayments.com or posandzero.com today! Budweiser is stirring the pot again with its upcoming "Freedom" can release. Are you for or against it? Let me know your thoughts and read more at https://adage.com/article/marketing-news-strategy/budweisers-freedom-summer-cans-could-heat-sales-and-tensions/2416296 The time has come for the Spencer Abbey in Massachusetts, a certified Trappist Brewery, will close. The beers are still available in retail outlets, but supplies will go fast! https://www.worcestermag.com/story/lifestyle/2022/05/14/st-josephs-abbey-close-spencer-brewery/9782190002/ Could the Dirty Shirley a serious contender for 2022's summer "It" drink, or is it a Soccer Mom spritzer? Would you drink it? buzzfeed.com/pernellquilon/dirty-shirley-cocktail-recipe-review Find me online - social media profiles & links at https://BoozebuddyUpdate.com Learn more about your host and voice over talent The Real Voice - Mel Allen at https://TheRealVoice.com #Budweiser #Bud #Freedom #StarsandStripes #StarsandBars #ShirleyTemple #DirtyShirley #Trappist #Monk #Brewery #closingtime
02:41
May 16, 2022
5/13/22 - How do you store Wine, Poor Man's Pappy Whiskey Hack, & Cocktails and Mocktails for 5/30
Brought to you by Green Mountain Payments - helping local business owners save thousands of dollars by providing complimentary credit card processing equipment and zero cost credit card processing. Visit greenmountainpayments.com or posandzero.com today! What the heck do you do to store wine properly? What if it’s already been opened? Is it really all that confusing? For a lot of people the answer is a resounding one - YES! First step, chill. Not the wine, calm yourself and take a breath. Get the run down and share your favorite wine storage hacks with me. https://www.washingtonpost.com/food/2022/05/12/how-to-store-wine/ One of my Boozebuddies sent this to me and I need to try it soon. It’s a recipe on how to make a blend that tastes just like Pappy Van Winkle! You can get the Poor Man’s Pappy from the Hacking Whiskey Book from here (this is an affiliate link) https://amzn.to/3l5cMxa and read other article at https://gardenandgun.com/articles/make-almost-pappy-van-winkle/ And it’s nearly mid may - so gotta plan for Memorial Day Weekend! There’s really something here in these Ready to Drink Cocktails for almost anyone https://www.bevnet.com/spirits/2022/6-new-memorial-day-ready-rtd-cocktails Remember to like, comment & subscribe. Don’t drink and drive, stay safe, drive sober and support the booze that supports your local community. Find me online - social media profiles & links at https://BoozebuddyUpdate.com Learn more about your host and voice over talent The Real Voice - Mel Allen at https://TheRealVoice.com
02:48
May 13, 2022
5/12/22 - Loop Tablets help you shop, Busch Lite & John Deere Collab, and Box Wine is Wine
Brought to you by Green Mountain Payments - helping local business owners save thousands of dollars by providing complimentary credit card processing equipment and zero cost credit card processing. Visit greenmountainpayments.com or posandzero.com today! Get ready for some tech to help you do your shopping. Loop tablets are headed to the retail aisle to inform you on brands and deliver engaging content. Would it help you shop, or do you know before you walk into the store? https://www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/equipment-systems/these-cool-loop-tablets-can-help-tell-your-craft-beer-story-at-grocery-stores-and-retail-outlets/ Two brands are teaming up to paint everything Green. John Deere and Busch Light are teaming up to raise funds for Farm Rescue. Would you buy the beer to help, or would you instead donate directly to Farm Rescue at https://farmrescue.org/ ? Let me know and check out the story https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/entertainment/dining/2022/05/10/busch-light-releases-john-deere-tractor-beer-can-farm-rescue/9716797002/ Did you know that all wine starts out the same? Box winemakers are reminding consumers that all wines start out their journey the same - no matter the container. Have you tried boxed wine recently? https://thetakeout.com/why-boxed-wine-is-better-than-bottled-for-certain-drink-1848900148  Find me online - social media profiles & links at https://BoozebuddyUpdate.com Learn more about your host and voice over talent The Real Voice - Mel Allen at https://TheRealVoice.com
03:27
May 12, 2022