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Loyd McIntosh

Loyd McIntosh is a freelance writer and communications professional from Birmingham, Alabama, with more than 20 years of experience in journalism, communications, and marketing. McIntosh currently writes for Portico Magazine, Tailgater Magazine, Hook & Barrel, and Groovy History, among others. Loyd McIntosh is also the associate editor of Industrial Machinery Digest.

Food & Drink

Tailgater: James Hromadka

Deep in heart of Texas, and, therefore, football country, James Hromadka has set his enthusiasm for tailgating on the sport of soccer, specifically the Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer. A charter member of the Texian Army, one of the largest independent supporters groups for the Dynamo, Hromadka is currently the treasurer and travel director of the 501(c)(7) organization, but, perhaps most importantly, he’s the grill master. A financial advisor by day, this sportsman and outdoorsman is so

5 Regional Sodas For Your Next Tailgate

Buffalo Rock Ginger Ale Buffalo Rock Bottling, Birmingham Alabama [MEDIA:1397997] First bottled in 1901 as a remedy for stomach ailments, this Birmingham, Alabama tradition isn’t your average ginger ale. Much darker in color, Buffalo Rock packs a spicy, powerful punch that’ll put some hair on your chest. Many Buffalo Rock drinkers call it a “ginger cola”, while others claim to the drink does help alleviate some stomach problems like motion sickness. Buffalo Rock is delicious when poured over van