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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe) - Page 1431post #21452 of 374973/29/15 at 7:00amQuote:
Clearly your job does not require urine testing.
Oh, and yes, I do eschew both VB and XXXX, in favour of metrosexual-approved booteeq beers. Why? Because they taste better. By several orders of magnitude.post #21453 of 374973/29/15 at 8:19amI feel for anyone living in a place where great beer is hard to come by. We're lucky in Northern California to have Russian River, Lagunitas, Bear Republic, Trumer, Sierra Nevada to name a few... and then some smaller makers in SF proper: Magnolia, Speakeasy, Almenac (makes mostly Sours which are gaining popularity), and Anchor Steam if you're into that, which I'm not so much.
But one of the best American breweries I've come across in the last few years is actually out of upstate New York, home of the baseball hall of fame. Ommegang out of Cooperstown. Especially the Saison.
And now I'm thirsty and its only 8am.post #21454 of 374973/29/15 at 8:38amThread StarterI'm a philistine; I generally prefer well known beers to craft beers.
My two favorites are probably Pilsner Urquell and Krombacher. I have one of those two when I get home without fail.
Though on a really hot day, and I'm drinking outside, Cerveza Sol.
I'll occasionally have a Texas-Czech beer called Shiner Bock.post #21455 of 374973/29/15 at 8:41amI like Ommegang a lot, too. My girlfriend and I went to Portland, Maine last spring and aside from having an amazing time together we noticed that there are microbrews all over that city.
Boston, specifically Cambridge, has a very good beer selection because there is a big hipster community there. I may roll my eyes at hipsters, but a lot of them seem to know their beers really well.post #21456 of 374973/29/15 at 9:05am
I'm much more into wine and spirits than beer, but I do enjoy the occasional American craft beer (Ommegang's a favorite of mine, as are most things from Founders, Bell's, and a small regional brewery in North Carolina called Foothills). Also Belgian abbey ales and tripels when it's a bit warmer, and the occasional German doppelbock and English stout when it's cold.
Clags, last night I had a dream about neat tie patterns. I might need an SF hiatus.post #21457 of 374973/29/15 at 9:09ampost #21458 of 374973/29/15 at 9:12ampost #21459 of 374973/29/15 at 9:21amThread Starterpost #21460 of 374973/29/15 at 10:12ampost #21461 of 374973/29/15 at 10:12amQuote:
Nothing wrong with that. I'm a big fan of Sam Adams Boston Lager. It doesn't pass bearded hipster muster, but I think it tastes good.
Me too. Growing up in California you can't help but be exposed to great wine. The Kentucky connection has instilled (distilled?) a great love of spirits in me too, especially for Bourbon.post #21462 of 374973/29/15 at 11:12am
Cross Posting this from SWD. I'm new to the business side to things and need to start developing my wardrobe for internships and such.Quote:Originally Posted by ShakeEmUp
I need suit advice and I couldn't find an equivalent thread in the menswear section. Is there one?
I currently own this J. Crew suit that I had tailored a while back, and obviously it's too tight and there's pulling at the buttons. Is there any chance I could have it let out at all, or is it far too small at this point? The jacket is a size 40. It seems like it's decent in the shoulders, but I included a shoulder shot to see if I should size up to a 42. Any advice would be very appreciated. Apologies for the shitty photos/posturepost #21463 of 374973/29/15 at 12:21pmShiner used to be a good beer back in the '80s/early '90s, but it was unrecognizable the last time I had it. I've easily consumed my own weight in Shiner. Maybe twice my weight...
ShakeEmUp, it's really hard to say much about your suit with those pictures. Maybe repost some pics where you're relaxed and standing naturally? The things you're doing with your arms are kinda weird...post #21464 of 374973/29/15 at 12:24pmpost #21465 of 374973/29/15 at 12:27pmYou Noodlers need to order some of Kamakura's grenadine ties
Less than 45 bucks USD!
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