I’ll have an Aaron Rodgers on the rocks, please.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers might just have a drink named after him. This is, if you, ESPN 540’s Steve "The Homer" True and Marquette basketball announcer (and former player) Jim McIlvaine have anything to say about it.
Here’s the background. McIlvaine and Homer were talking on air the other day. McIivane drinks half orange juice and half cranberry juice. He’s enjoyed it for years, and Homer thought it needed a name. Cranberries are from Wisconsin and oranges from Rodgers’ home state of California. Half cranberry, half orange - it’s an Aaron Rodgers.
I sampled one this weekend and it’s rather refreshing. Add vodka, and boom!
What you think? I say we start ordering Aaron Rodgers all over town and see if we can make a star out of this drink.
A life-long and passionate community leader and Milwaukeean, Jeff Sherman is a co-founder of OnMilwaukee.
He grew up in Wauwatosa and graduated from Marquette University, as a Warrior. He holds an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University, and is the founding president of Young Professionals of Milwaukee (YPM)/Fuel Milwaukee.
Early in his career, Sherman was one of youngest members of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and currently is involved in numerous civic and community groups - including board positions at The Wisconsin Center District, Wisconsin Club and Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. He's honored to have been named to The Business Journal's "30 under 30" and Milwaukee Magazine's "35 under 35" lists.
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