What is the book the greatest beer run ever about?

What is the book the greatest beer run ever about?

“Donohue’s memoir is a fascinating, vividly narrated recollection of the chaos of the Vietnam war.” “The story of a patriotic prankster’s freelance incursion into Vietnam, bringing cheer (and beer) to Americans at war… An irreverent yet thoughtful macho adventure reflecting the tumult of a fast-fading era.”

Is the greatest beer run ever a true story?

The improbable but true story of his odyssey is recorded in The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty and War, by Donohue and Joanna Molloy, a former New York newspaper reporter and columnist.

Where can I watch the greatest beer run ever?

Courtesy of Skydance Media and exclusively available on Apple TV+, this upcoming film based on a true story is still in production (via Variety).

When was the greatest beer run ever published?

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War Hardcover – November 10, 2020.

Who is John Chickie Donohue?

John “Chickie” Donohue served four years in the Marines but had missed the war. He had only ever been to Vietnam twice as a merchant seaman, but knew dozens of soldiers risking their lives overseas.

What is the greatest beer?


  • Pliny the Elder. Russian River Brewing Co., Santa Rosa, CA.
  • 60 Minute Dogfish. Dogfish Head Brewery, Milton, DE.
  • Bell’s Hopslam Ale Michigan. Bell’s Brewery, Kalamazoo, MI.
  • Sculpin IPA. Ballast Point Brewing Company, San Diego, CA.
  • Brew Free or Die IPA.
  • Deschutes The Abyss.
  • Founder’s Breakfast Stout.
  • Guinness.

Is there Tiger beer in Vietnam?

Tiger Beer is a brand of beer from Singapore and is produced by Heineken Asia Pacific, part of Heineken.

Was there alcohol in Vietnam War?

Alcohol was “behind most of discipline problems in Vietnam,” Simkin said. With 7,500 Australian troops in Vietnam at the time, that provided a daily average of between five and six cans. Various Australian commanders tried different methods to curb the excesses. A ration of two cans a day was introduced.