Do you ever find yourself bored with your go-to booze? When you’ve grown tired of that mundane drink order, we’ll be here to talk you through what’s new and noteworthy this week…

A new study out of the UK has quantified the levels of fun and happiness people experience when they drink alcohol. By using the smartphone app Mappiness, researchers from the London School of Economics surveyed more than 31,000 people over the course of three years and asked them to record their levels of happiness at different times during the day. The survey was designed to answer the question: “Are people happier when they’re drinking?” Well the results are in and the answer is year, they are.

There’s a new “Most Interesting Man In The World.” And he doesn’t always drink beer. Dos Equis is turning heads with the introduction of their new and revamped ‘Most Interesting Man in the World’ spokesperson. In the newest ads for the character, we see our hero sword fighting, and tailgating in the Serengeti while still delivering a classic, yet tweaked, message: “Stay thirsty mis amigos.”

The Carolina Panthers are going to have their own beer. Charloette NC based NoRa Brewing will soon release a new, Carolina Panthers inspired brew. Roaring Riot, a rye pale ale, will launch this Friday, just a few days ahead of the Panthers game against the Kansas City Chiefs. If there’s anything out there to take fans’ minds off of this let down of a season for Carolina, this beer is it.

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