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Craft Beer: The Case of Value

Originally posted on Generation Y Retirement Account:
You may have discovered (in person, or online) that I have quite a love held for craft beer. Leave it to residing in the beautiful Pacific Northwest abundant with hops, or the fact that Portland is the U.S. city that has the highest amount of craft breweries per capita – there are several other reasons why I choose to fork out a little extra for the value I receive when choosing craft beer vs. macro-brewery options. Now, this isn’t to say that I scoff at the big guys in the industry…I just have more reasons as to why I go for supporting the craft beer industry. In fact, I’m not quite alone! According to a Money article, “43% of millennials say craft beer tastes better than mainstream brews…” and there’s a strong correlation of sales in the craft beer industry booming as millennials reach the age of 21+. Here are my 5 reasons to show the case of value for craft beer – cheers! (*insert beer mug emoji here*) 1. Craft…

Dirty Shirley

It’s a Saturday. Whether you’re drinking now or later tonight this is a good drink to know. If you like to have something to sip that’s easy to make, you need a Dirty Shirley! Here’s what you need: Vodka Grenadine Sprite, Ginger Ale, or Seltzer Water Maraschino Cherries Here’s what to do: Pour 1-2 oz. of Vodka into a cup. Add in 1-3 oz. of grenadine. Fill the rest with Sprite, Ale, or Seltzer. Drop in as many cherries as you want. Enjoy! Pizza, Netflix, and Happiness. Mei. Share your favorite drink recipes below or send them to