If you take out the big dogs of Anheuser-Busch and Coors, it is probably pretty tough to pick the most popular beer in every state. In Arkansas, over the last few years, craft beers have really taken off (read: in all state craft beers have really taken off). So, Condé Nast Traveler asked 50 people from every state in America to pick their state’s favorite beer.
Also, have you checked the Field Agent App lately? Lots of fun jobs– some might even involve beer!
Did you know that all 50 states have nicknames? Turns out, a lot of people (according to Condé Nast Traveler) might not have known that. Some people went literal with the nickname. Like, the guy from Arizona said the state’s nickname is “‘zona.”
Everyone has done it– everyone has made a road trip playlist with certain references to towns and states they may be driving through or visiting. Right? Right.
Condé Nast Traveler recently asked 50 people from all 50 states what particular song reminds them of their home state. Some were obvious– “My Old Kentucky Home;” “Take Me Home, Country Roads;” and “California Dreamin’.” But, what about those other states?
Personally, as an Arkansan, I think of some of the country music legends that got their start here (Johnny Cash, duh!) or of course, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’ “Home.”
I’ve lived in Arkansas for most of my life and couldn’t tell you what people would consider being the best drink in the state. However, I also lived in Texas for 7 years and that argument would probably be between Dublin Dr Pepper and a margarita.
Condé Nast Traveler recently asked 50 people from all 50 states what the best drink in their state is and overwhelmingly most states/people said beer.
If you spend any time on the Internet and Twitter, in particular, you may have seen the viral thread about regional or local pronunciations of certain words or places. For example, Lafayette, Louisiana is not pronounced the same way as La-FAY-ette county in Arkansas. And so on and so forth.
What’s a regional pronunciation that serves as a litmus test of whether someone is a local of your area or not?
Where I grew up in NC there is a ‘Monticello’ but it’s pronounced mon-tih-sell-oh instead of mon-tih-chell-oh.
Who do you think the most famous person from your state is? You could ask five different people sitting next to you and probably get a different answer from each of them. For Arkansas, it’s definitely Bill Clinton, right? And Walmart. But, Walmart isn’t a person. Condé Nast Traveler recently asked 50 people from all 50 states who the most famous person from there state is and well, the answers were pretty interesting.