In 2019, White Claw hard seltzer became the most meme-able alcoholic beverage since Zima. In 2020, you'll be able to run back the drinks in all their glory at a minor league baseball game.
The Lakewood Blue Claws, the Phillies' Single-A minor league affiliate in Lakewood, New Jersey, announced plans this week for an official White Claw Wednesday promotion, and we are fully on board.
The promotions will (obviously) include drink specials on White Claw products throughout the park, but the real hook is Lakewood's custom-made White Claw jerseys. Just take a look at these beauts:https://twitter.com/BlueClaws/status/1222709013546196992
Baseball and low-calorie booze might not immediately spring to mind as a perfect pairing, but really, it's inspired.
What more do you want, on a hot summer day, than a bright and refreshing drink - especially one that packs a punch? Sometimes, beer can be a little too... beer-y. A nice, crispy White Claw is tasty and light, important when it's sweltering by the fifth inning. It's perfect.
Plus, this will help White Claw avoid being labeled a one-hit wonder, which would be a shame, because they are good.
The Blue Claws also shouted out a couple fans in its White Claw Wednesday announcement, a pair of all-seeing folks who saw this promotion coming - and maybe spoke it into existence:
The Phillies minor league team @BlueClaws have to have a white claw theme night right?— Sean McGady (@smcgady125) August 22, 2019
Thank you for your service.
If you, a smart person, are a big White Claw fan and also love watching Phillies prospects before they make it big, here's a rundown of the White Claw Wednesday schedule:
- Friday, May 29th - 6:35 pm
- Wednesday, June 10th - 7:05 pm
- Wednesday, July 1st - 7:05 pm
- Wednesday, July 8th - 7:05 pm
- Wednesday, August 5th - 7:05 pm
- Wednesday, August 26th - 7:05 pm
The first White Claw Wednesday, on May 29, will also include a post-game fireworks display. Sounds like a perfect night.
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