Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 04/16/07 at 10:42 PM ET
from the Globe and Mail,
So the beverage buzz must be true of all other NHL arenas — the so-called “crazy beers” at Rexall Place in Edmonton jumps to mind — but like any good hockey rivalry, nothing quite matches the storied history of Calgary’s heroin beer.
“Maybe we just have a more exciting atmosphere,” Raines added with a laugh. “We certainly work hard to create a more exciting atmosphere.”
As Jason Zimmer and Jody Evans, both in their late 20s, carried cups of beer back to their seats during a recent regular-season home game, they offered their own insight into the phenomenon. There isn’t anything special in the beer, they agreed, but the heroin beer effect is real, they insisted.
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