Alcohol and Fun Facts at Mock Crest Tavern

mockcrest-20110715-250Mock Crest Tavern has served the Portland area for more than 60 years, and there’s a reason for that. It’s a great place to go, kick back and blow off some steam. And, there’s always something fun to do.

Speaking of fun, thanks to everyone who has gone to Quizzies! Roy Smallwood delivers quite an entertaining evening with his trivia questions. Quizzies will continue on Sunday nights at 6 p.m.

Just a few fun alcohol facts for you trivia players.

Bourbon is the official spirit of the United States, by act of Congress – Defining “Bourbon.” The State (Columbia, SC), 5-1-02,

The longest bar in the world is 684 feet (or about 208.5 meters) long and located at the New Bulldog in Rock Island, Illinois – Yenne, B., and Debolski, T. The Ultimate Book of Beer Trivia. San Mateo, CA: Bluewood, 1994.

The founder of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) no longer belongs to the organization. She resigned after it became increasingly anti-alcohol rather than simply anti-drunk-driving.

Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected President of the U.S. in 1932 on a pledge to end National Prohibition -Yenne, B., and Debolski, T. The Ultimate Book of Beer Trivia. San Mateo, CA: Bluewood, 1994.

The consumption of alcohol was so widespread throughout history that it has been called “a universal language – Dr. Patrick McGovern, an archaeological chemist at the University of Pennsylvania quoted in The history of Drinking: Uncorking the Past. The Economist, 12-22-01.

Mock Crest Tavern offers some new drafts on tap including:

Rotating Taps Currently:

  • Double Mountain Vaporizer
  • Breakside Pilsner

Breakside Brewing’s Liquid Sunshine Pilsner is a German-style lager with a complimenting bitterness. This Pilsner is very light and refreshing and it’s brewed and bottled right here in Portland, Oregon. 5.2% ABV.

Halloween is next week so stop by Mock Crest Tavern in costume and get a free drink and at 9:00 pm SCARY-OKE,  Goulish Karaoke, will begin so don’t miss the fun!!

Have a great week and we’ll see ya there!

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