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Joe Sixpack Recommends Some Champagne Toast Alternatives


This gentleman from the famed Appeal-Democrat has a few things to say about choosing beer over champagne this New Year’s Eve.

Raise a toast to the new year with a bubbly brew

By Joe Sixpack/For the Appeal-Democrat

Champagne? More like sham-pagne, if you ask me.

Every New Year’s Eve, it’s the same ol’ swill: overpriced bottles of sweet, fizzy wine posing as a drink worthy of celebration.

Three hundred sixty-four days of the year, none but the most pretentious palate touches the stuff. But flip the calendar, and — pop! — we’re shooting corks and slurping the bubbly like we’re Fred and Ginger in “Top Hat.”

Well, stick the cork back in.

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