RED BEER

October 26, 2009

Author Notes: After I finished college many years ago I decided to take my diploma and become a ski bum in Idaho. Back then there were some strange "blue laws".. liquor laws. One was that you had to be 21 to drink hard alcohol but only 18 to drink beer...in the same bar! But beer was the only alcohol legally served on Sundays. So, everyone drank just beer or red beer which was just beer with a shot of tomato juice. Back then in Ketchum, Idaho bars weren't fancy, so if you asked for a lemon slice or lime they knew that you were from out of town. You were not a local.dymnyno

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 glass of your favorite beer
  • 4 oz tomato juice
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Pour beer in glass
  2. Add tomato juice.
  3. Drink up!

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Reviews (4) Questions (0)

4 Reviews

Author Comment
dymnyno December 20, 2009
Yup...those were the good old days...skiing every day!
 
MrsWheelbarrow December 20, 2009
I spent a little post-college time skiing in Colorado. We called it Bloody Beer, and, as I recall, it was a frequent Sunday morning eyeopener before hitting the slopes.
 
roryrabbitfield December 20, 2009
Putting tomato juice in beer is something I never heard of. I am not sure I will like it, but it sounds like it is worth a try! (I love beer.)
 
Author Comment
dymnyno December 20, 2009
bBer was all that was available(legally) on Sundays. It is not as bad as it sounds.