Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Say it Isn't So

  • MILWAUKEE - MillerCoors LLC says goodbye to Zima.

    The joint venture between SABMiller's U.S. unit and Molson Coors Brewing Co. told distributors in a letter Monday that production of the malt liquor beverage was discontinued as of Oct. 10.

    Chief Marketing Officer Andy England says the decision was due to weakness in the "malternative" segment and declining consumer interest.
Actually, we thought they stopped brewing this stuff years ago. Who knew?



Anonymous summer shandy said...

ha! Z for Zambrano, Z for Zeros (cubs), Z for Zima.

I'm sure somebody in the cubby bears is spilling tears on their Zima as we speak.

10/21/2008 12:06:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Does that come in a 40 or a pint?

10/21/2008 12:10:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Get ready for riot control in boys town.

10/21/2008 12:59:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

County guys get ready for riots at Hunters.

10/21/2008 01:00:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I tried a Zima when it first came out.

Needless to say I never bought it.

10/21/2008 01:19:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Back in my younger and wilder days, I worked at a north side bar whose owner offered for sale Miller Lite and Genuine Draft, but no Budweiser. The bartenders at the joint next door enjoyed Miller products but their owner served Bud. So they worked out a deal with a couple of us waitresses -- they'd trade us a few Zimas for some Miller brews. Zima got me through a few long nights dealing with obnoxious sports fans. It was a light and dry-tasting alternative to the alcohol I'd grown weary of (and I drank it all). Those were the days. Cheers.

10/21/2008 01:45:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Zima? I haven't tried one in over 10 years. It was pretty shitty back then.
How about some sort of new brew for those of us with Celiac Disease? The only one that comes close to a good brew is from Anheiser Busch (sp?)called Redbridge. No Wheat or Barley. No terrible stomach aches.

10/21/2008 02:03:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


10/21/2008 04:31:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I miss my Molson Golden eh!

10/21/2008 07:09:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I needed a Zima after listening to talk radio last night. They played the following audio clips--

Biden saying that we should all get on board, be more patriotic, and pay more taxes.

Biden saying that in the first six months of Obama's presidency, he will be tested with an critical international incident concocted by a rogue nation.

Both Biden and Obama skewering Joe the Plumber at different rallies.

Sickening--Pay more taxes, get ready for a crisis, and make fun of the average working guy.

10/21/2008 07:43:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you are righton about Spx fans. We will now have to use other bottles to throw at the scrubs fans.

2005 v 1908


10/21/2008 07:50:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm sure somebody in the cubby bears is spilling tears on their Zima as we speak.

10/21/2008 12:06:00 AM

hey asshole the baseball joke was already used by SCC making light of the sux and their hill billy fans get your own material!!! as lame as your hill billy team

10/21/2008 10:35:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Maybe they can get rid of that beer with the lime flavor added too.

10/21/2008 11:18:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cain will have nothing else to drink....yeah yeah yeah.

10/21/2008 12:47:00 PM  
Blogger Rich Rostrom said...

Zima? Good riddance. I've never seen it for sale at Sox Park, but then I only go to the Beers of the World stand for Becks, Heineken, or Pilsner Urquell. (Wish they had Goose Island.)

Just a Civilian Sox Fan

10/21/2008 01:04:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

At least we still have COLT45

10/21/2008 01:14:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

tried a Zima when it first came out.

Needless to say I never bought it.

10/21/2008 01:19:00 AM

Heres a cell phone call someone who cares !

10/21/2008 02:29:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How will Sox fan survive?

They can still make that apple liquor in a garbage bag in their cell can they not?

10/21/2008 03:23:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what will Finless(003)drink at Last Call...

10/21/2008 05:40:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Zima....Zomething different. hahaha. Why do I remember that?

10/22/2008 12:53:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

There is a copper in 010 (I won't name names) who only drinks Zima because he says you can't smell it on your breath. Uh-Oh I guess he'll have to turn to Vodka.

10/22/2008 09:37:00 AM  

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