By now, you may have seen the video of a Mariners fan catching a foul ball in his beer and then chugging down it like a gladiator at the Colosseum. If not, I’ve posted the clip below.
The beer-baller gets style points for sure. Not only do we see richly tan foam splashing down his chest, a closer look at his beer shows is dark brown. That ain’t no Coors Light in his hand!
We’ve been here before.
Just about two years ago, we shared a video of a Red Sox fan catching a foul ball in his beer cup and drinking it like a man. Back then, the beer was very pale and fizzy, not rich, dark and foamy.
Here they are side by side – consider it a demonstration of how beer at the ballpark has improved in two short years:
It look like better beer might be becoming as American as apple pie and, well you know, despite the fact that some ballparks (*cough* Yankee Stadium *cough*) don’t seem to know what REAL craft beer is!