Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 16
  1. #1
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 6,032, Level: 22
    Level completed: 97%, Points required for next Level: 18
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    282
    Points
    6,032
    Level
    22
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    SIAP. Not sure if anyone is from the Quad Cities area, but Will Ferrell is doing a series of Old Milwaukee commercials out of Davenport. Apparently he likes Old Milwaukee, so he approached them and asked if he could be their spokesman, for no pay. I think they're pretty funny. Here's some links to the commercials that have aired so far, I guess there are quite a few more that they haven't aired yet but have filmed.

    Comic picks Davenport for beer ads

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ps-9L0-NOus]Will Ferrell in Davenport - Old Milwaukee Commercial #1 - YouTube[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vcpXPlkF2k&feature=related]Will Ferrell in Davenport - Old Milwaukee Commercial #2 - YouTube[/ame]



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 73,457, Level: 84
    Level completed: 19%, Points required for next Level: 1,393
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    timappelgate's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Cedar Falls, IA
    Posts
    2,335
    Points
    73,457
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 83
    Given: 9

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    Saw these the other day. Hilarious.


    R.I.P "Gibbons" 4/3/2012
    R.I.P RollsRoyce 4/12/2012

  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 94,273, Level: 95
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 777
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Die4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    4,504
    Points
    94,273
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,408
    Given: 1,353

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    I, too, have an affinity for the Old Milwaukee that cannot otherwise be explained.


    Creator of "Niang-ing."

  4. #4
    Walk On
    Points: 6,207, Level: 23
    Level completed: 32%, Points required for next Level: 343
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Davenport
    Posts
    127
    Points
    6,207
    Level
    23
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    I caught a 5 lb Walleye over his left shoulder in that first clip. Heard some rumors about this a couple months ago and thought it was a joke, but now I guess it isn't.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 89,790, Level: 93
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,460
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Hudson, Iowa
    Posts
    8,292
    Points
    89,790
    Level
    93
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 114
    Given: 184

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    The beer of my youth... Will Ferrell is one of my favorite comedians.



  6. #6
    CyBer
    Guest

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    Ha ha nice.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 826,270, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    58,033
    Points
    826,270
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,484
    Given: 3,772

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    Even hilarious Will Ferrell ads won't make me touch the stuff. Tastes like a skunked beer. Good commercials though.



  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 94,273, Level: 95
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 777
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Die4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    4,504
    Points
    94,273
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,408
    Given: 1,353

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Even hilarious Will Ferrell ads won't make me touch the stuff. Tastes like a skunked beer. Good commercials though.
    Not true, hater.

    It says America's Best Tasting Beer right on the can!


    Creator of "Niang-ing."

  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 537,645, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 42.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    38,310
    Points
    537,645
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,349
    Given: 2,530

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    It's just something I like to do...


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.


  10. #10
    Starter
    Points: 12,610, Level: 33
    Level completed: 95%, Points required for next Level: 40
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    CyTom's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    713
    Points
    12,610
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    People that call it skunk must be confusing it with the Beast. Not much beats an ice cold Old Milwaukee out of a bottle!



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 826,270, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    58,033
    Points
    826,270
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,484
    Given: 3,772

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    Quote Originally Posted by CyTom View Post
    People that call it skunk must be confusing it with the Beast. Not much beats an ice cold Old Milwaukee out of a bottle!
    NO!

    Milwaukee's Best Light was a staple of my teenage years, and tasted like nectar from the Gods.



  12. #12
    Starter
    Points: 12,525, Level: 33
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 125
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    leroycyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Boulder, CO
    Posts
    866
    Points
    12,525
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 21
    Given: 3

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Even hilarious Will Ferrell ads won't make me touch the stuff. Tastes like a skunked beer. Good commercials though.
    That was the beer of choice at ISU in the late 60s and early 70s. They claimed it was bottom of the barrel Schlitz. It was all about the price.

    As for the ads, anyone who grew up in Davenport's West End is very familiar with the Cedar Street Inn.

    As for taverns, the Cedar Street Inn is bottom of the barrel.

    That just makes it all funnier.



  13. #13
    Starter
    Points: 22,928, Level: 46
    Level completed: 38%, Points required for next Level: 622
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    brother bob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    7 Seas of Rhye
    Posts
    978
    Points
    22,928
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 37
    Given: 10

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    the first beer I actually got drunk on and hungover as hell the next day. Won't touch it because of that...was a beer my Dad always drank when we'd listen to the Cyclones or watching the Cubs on kcrg...brings back some memories.

    those commercials were pretty funny. loved the first one about remembering Davenport - classic!


    Cyclone fan since 1964 and proud of it!

    Keepers of the Faith -- Member

  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 80,754, Level: 88
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 1,196
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYVADER's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Cornfields
    Posts
    5,315
    Points
    80,754
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 51
    Given: 10

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    it won gold at the world beer cup for best tasting beer. they can't put that **** on the can if it ain't true! great taste, great price, great beer!



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 49,339, Level: 68
    Level completed: 71%, Points required for next Level: 411
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Cyclonick182's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Winter Haven, FL
    Posts
    5,079
    Points
    49,339
    Level
    68
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,309
    Given: 141

    Re: Will Ferrell- Old Milwaukee

    I'm not sure about Old Milwaukee but I know PBR won a blue ribbon for a reason, so if the can says its the best, there must be something to it.





    but only sort of.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPNU
  • HOOPS: Iowa State @ Texas Tech
  • February 9, 2016
  • 08:00 PM