oh no i’m not a beer guy per se. I’ve just always been surrounded by beer so it’s commonplace.
Expectations growing up:
“All boys should smoke Marlboro Red cigarettes, drink Budweiser Beer, eat Steak as Rare as Possible, Eat No Salad. That Makes a Real Man”
Can’t tell you how many people I grew up with that followed that precise pattern.
If they drank Whiskey it was to be Jack Daniels (see my prejudice about it?). You were to socially smoke pot.
The games were pool (8-ball), five card draw poker and – if you’re lucky to have a few nerds around, play Dungeons & Dragons (I didn’t because it looked like a time suck, and I was more into computers than table-top games).
So, this was the
Gender Designation: Male
I didn’t fall into it much but I’d socially drift in and out of it.
Women were all supposed to like mixed drinks made with Vodka, Rum, Whiskey and some kind of sweet stuff and men did shots of JD or Captain Morgan Rum.
So that’s the class of folks I grew up around, although I didn’t merge with it. I just watched like an anthropologist most of the time.