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Mar 22

Do you have pfhlinger?

Memory is a shady thing, especially when a person was imbibing when they had a product. Working in retail, I have to interpret strange requests, exercising the art of decipher nearly every day. Some days I’m on, other days I just can’t translate. This category is dedicated to those sometimes strange customer requests that require special interpretation…

Mississippi Mud: Helping us solve the mystery of "Phlinger"

Mississippi Mud: Helping us solve the mystery of "Phlinger"

Man walks into a beer store, says to me: “I’m looking for pflfflng.”

Me: “Um, could you spell that?”

Man: “P-F-H-L-I-N-G-E-R”

Me: “Was it German?”

Man: “Maybe.”

We continue to talk beer, later he says something about Mississippi Mud, a pre-mix black & tan beer that includes “Pfhlinger.”

Me: “Oh, Pilsner! You like Pilsners!”

Man: “Yeah!”

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