Like on Thanksgiving, you have one of those early repasts where you’ve built up the anticipation and then maybe at 4 or 5 in the afternoon the corned beef comes out and the family sits down to a massive dinner. Rushmore of people I’d love to share a pint of Guinness with the first person carved into that mountainside would be Nick Offerman. I LIKE BEER #AllRise written w/ @markrivers12 A post shared by Nick Offerman (@nickofferman) on Oct 28, 2020 at 3:17pm PDT I love the courage of Nick Offerman as he fearlessly champions Black Lives Matter, the 2017 Women's March (while wearing a pink pussy hat), LGBTQ rights, early voting, mask-wearing, and more on his Instagram page . Nick Offerman Nick Offerman sings "I Like Beer," his ode to Brett Kavanaugh (& supremely illegitimate justice) Gareth Branwyn GET THE BOING BOING NEWSLETTER Email Address It’s probably not dissimilar from what Laura Ingalls Wilder (author of ‘Little House on the Prairie’) wrote about St. Patrick’s Day to be like except that we’re on the receiving end of a little better beer than they had in her day. "I think that translates to a good approach to life in general. The 47-year-old could read his shopping list and sound like a wise old age spinning yarns around a campfire. Because I could be entirely wrong here but you strike me as someone who gives the world’s best toasts and I was wondering if that’s something you ever think about ahead of time? … So, if anything, I would like to repurpose the barrels and keep them as they are as much as possible. To celebrate another supremely illegitimate justice shoved down the throat of our democracy, please enjoy my anthem honoring our soft hero Kavanaugh and the time he brayed to us about his values. We're here to discuss the actor's Scotch-worshipping shorts series "My Tales of Whisky" — co-created by Parks and Recreation masterminds Dean Holland and Morgan Sackett — the latest of which co-stars Offerman's father, Ric. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t have to go back and Google some of the words he used because the man speaks like a Classical Literature professor. Nick Offerman has some pretty great advice for getting punched in the face. Cass – I wanted to go back to your mention about an indulgent breakfast because I wanted to ask you: if you could only have one for the rest of your life, would it be corned beef has for breakfast, a corned beef sandwich for lunch, or sliced corned beef and cabbage with the potatoes and carrots for dinner? "Which means that it’s delicious and in moderation, rather than for escapism or to obliterate your consciousness. I’ve learned it can be just as effective to fake it," the actor tells MensHealth.com. My dad actually runs the huge corned beef and cabbage dinner our Catholic Church puts on in Minooka, Illinois. "So I equate manliness much more with character and standing up for your principles. Michael Jordan Reveals His Favorite Dunk Contest Dunk Of All-Time, Talks Legendary 1988 Battle With Dominique →. But I’m not one to…I’m not going to start indulging in my delicious pints until later in the day. Cass – I made it to the St. James Gate Guinness Brewery about two years ago and was able to tinker around in their historical archives and just the scope and scale of the barrels back in the day left a lasting impression. The answer to that question is: ABC’s The Bachelor. "It was quite simple. I like to get up and have an indulgent breakfast and spend some holiday and sort of prepare myself. You have to cut out two of the three. I was in tears because it was suddenly so profoundly effective, these lessons he had given me were applicable to any walk of life and they still serve me to this day.". We may earn a commission through links on our site. (At this point I’d cut Nick off like a jerk but he still goes on to answer my question about the perfect St. Patrick’s Day). In general, I think things that are enjoyed for their flavor, whether it’s a beverage, I usually feel like they don’t need any help. Our forum rules are detailed in the Community Guidelines. and affiliate links. We’re coming to understand that the manliest thing you can do is have the guts to show your vulnerability, to show your emotions, to be able to cry at something worth crying at and not be called a sissy by your peers.". Nick Offerman – I have, I mean, I’ve been asked on occasion to make things out of old barrel staves. Because I haven’t at any point in my life but I might consider trying it depending on how you answer this question. license except where otherwise noted. There are these moments that are just much more heavily produced that you’re like ‘oh, come on!’ Y’know, the show’s ridiculous to begin with but at least make an effort to lead us to believe there are sincere moments happening here. Which isn't exactly where we met him, in the offices of alcohol and beer producer Diageo, but there were two glasses of Lagavulin whisky between us, which Offerman lovingly says is like "drinking a campfire." That weird sort of orange peel shape, and each edge is slightly beveled so that they all fit together tightly. Nick Offerman – Well, thank you for accusing me of that. Cass – I get a lot of mixed looks when I tell people I prefer to smoke my corned beef over a wood-fire smoker and treat it almost like a proper brisket versus in the slow cooker or in the oven. It's the simple, dirt-under-your-fingernails lifestyle that shaped the man Offerman is today. "I can take one, and I have. program So when words simply won’t do, just watch Swanson wordlessly chug a jug of moonshine or drink quietly by a fire. If he can keep the Parks & Recreational Department of Pawnee, Indiana, on track, he can certainly help you drink better too. These tiny islands off the coast of Scotland, where God’s chosen elixirs are distilled, barrelled, and prepared for consumption. About halfway through the interview, I thought I’d ask Nick who he thought would win this season and what’s up with all of the meddling from the producers. That whole orchestrated drama. Cass Anderson is Managing Editor of BroBible. Here, Ron Swanson’s most sage, Lagavulin-fueled quotes about booze. Raising a son has changed, as has the very idea of masculinity. In Illinois where my dad does some smoking, they use a lot of Apple and hickory as well, but if you’re doing your corned beef over a wood-fire you’re several steps ahead of me. It wasn’t all about Reality TV. Who will be eaten first? ‘Cooper’ is the original name of the barrel maker.