Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 5, No. 0062. Tuesday, 25 January 1994.
Date: Monday, 24 Jan 1994 14:06:32 -0500
Subject: 5.0053 Re: Ale and Beer (Especially Falstaff's)
Comment: Re: SHK 5.0053 Re: Ale and Beer (Especially Falstaff's)
>Wasn't there another cheap beer called JAX? (which sounds sort of
>Peter D. Junger
JAX beer is a local brew that originates in New Orleans; the JAX Brewery and
its glorious red neon is a scenic highlight of Jackson Square (from whence,
incidentally, "the ball drops" at midnight on New Year's Eve). I would guess
that the name comes more from the Andrew Jackson-connection than the
Shakespearean, but who knows?