The Pulque Vendor and the Devil, a Mexican Folk Tale

This is a folk tale from Mexico that tells how a pulque vendor tricks the Devil. Pulque as you may remember from our post on the 400 Drunken Rabbit Gods of the Aztecs is a traditional Mexican alcoholic beverage that is made from fermented agave (or maguey). Although the story takes place on a completely different…

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What Popular Cities for Expats have the Best Beer Prices?

Working abroad as an expat seems to get more popular every year. The demand for specific skills makes large cities around the world lure foreigners with good salaries and other benefits people won’t receive in their own country. And of course for the adventurers there’s the romantic picture of working and living in a new…

7 Drinking Games Every Student Should Know

It’s an often heard phrase that your years as a student are the best of your life. These are usually also the times that people imbibe the largest amounts of alcohol. In nearly everyone’s university experience booze is the red wire. A popular way to consume all these drinks is through drinking games. We’ve collected…

The Dizzying Revenues from Alcohol Taxes per EU Country

No matter what country you go to a great conversation starter are always the beer prices. You’ll get an answer like “Yeah, it’s not what it used to be”, and so on. Since most governments still see taxes on alcoholic beverages as a great way to pay for their endless amount of well catered meetings…