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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Scott Feschuk's column on summer beer is hilarious and right on

Scott Feschuk is a Canadork renaissance man and my favourite kind of humorist: a versatile one.

Feschuk has written for This Hour Has 22 Minutes and, presumably with a straight face, worked as the chief speechwriter for then Prime Minister Paul Martin.

Weird. Are they smiling on a Greyhound bus?
That’s like Obama hiring a Daily Show writer to put words into his mouth. Delicious! Friends, hosers, countrymen, lend me your ears: This is the greatest country in the world.

Feschuk is one of two reasons I subscribe to Macleans Magazine, where he writes the weekly humour column (the other reason is the book reviews, yo).

Here is one of Feschuk's recent columns which you'll extra love because it is about beer:

You’re welcome: Scott Feschuk reviews summer beers
From Bud Light Lime Straw-ber-rita to Sleeman Lift, our selfless columnist tries the season’s ‘hot’ beers and tastes the adventure.

Summer is finally here, which is great, because it’s definitely one of my four favourite seasons for drinking beer. But which brew to choose?

In accordance with my sworn duty to serve readers—which dates back all the way to last Wednesday, when I was brainstorming ways to trick Maclean’s into picking up my booze tab—I selflessly taste-tested an armload of bottles and cans that were described by Beer Store employees as “hot right now.” Let the column of three separate hangovers begin! READ MORE >>