US bars refuse to sell Canadian beer during hockey

Published Add your comment

Football News

The Sochi Winter Olympics men's ice hockey semi-final between USA and Canada will commence shortly in Russia, and US bars have come up with an interesting way to break Canadian spirit.

Many bars in America will today be putting away any of their Canadian beers and be solely selling US beers only in what one bar calls 'a patriotic matter.' 

Yesterday Team Canada won gold in the women's ice hockey final after coming from behind to beat USA, now whether or not US fans are feeling bitter or not, the fact remains that Canadian beer will not be sold in some places. 

Alternatively, some bars have gone down the line of cutting prices for US beers, whilst charging high rates for Canada beers ahead of what should be a classic clash. 

USA made the semi-finals by destroying the Czech Republic 5-2, and Canada edged past Latvia with a 2-1 win. 

@AmherstAleHouse tweeted, "We will NOT sell Canadian beer during today's USA v Canada game. Plenty of American beers to enjoy."

@darrenrovell, "Bar in San Francisco charging $19 for Canadian beer tomorrow."

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: https://www.givemesport.com/writeforgms

NHL Playoffs

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NHL Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again