In the spirit of beer being the beverage of the everyday man (and woman), we present Musical Cheers, a column that puts real beer in the hands of real people. Musical Cheers is guest authored by a revolving selection of friends and columnists with tastes as varied as the beers they review.
Guest reviewer name/occupation: Davies Wakefield/retired businessman
Currently listening to: The Kendalls “Heaven's Just a Sin Way," “Thank God for the Radio"
Currently reading: “The Future of Capitalism," Paul Collier
Favorite film: “Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Preferred Blue Collar Brews: Stroh's, Schlitz, Hamm's (The Beer Refreshing) and a glass of dark beer at the standup bar in Berghoff's pre-November 21, 1969 (date women invaded)
Preferred White Collar Brews: I can name 'em, but I don't drink 'em.
Name of beer reviewing: Bohemia
Type of beer: Pilsner
ABV: 5 percent
Pre-tasting: Attractive gold foil wrapped neck and gold carton showing the year introduced (1905). Beautiful tall head and light amber color.
Post-tasting: Light but refreshing, significant hops (Lepa Styrian hops).
You'll like this beer if: You have just mowed the lawn in 90-degree weather and think this would be a good time for a beer.
You'll dislike this beer if: You think that beer should be made from coffee, squid ink, tea leaves or milk.