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Happy Hour at Evelyn’s

August 5, 2014 0

Join us at our super fabulous outdoor bar or inside dining area for Happy Hour, Monday thru Fridays, 4pm – 7pm.

Enjoy $3 Miller Lites, Coors Lights, Bud Lights, and $4 well drinks.

Also…here’s some cool historical info about happy hour…know before you go! :))

The True Meaning of “Happy Hour”

Today, the term “happy hour” is ingrained in communal cocktail thought, but its origins are unclear. Although a few facts are available, it’s fairly difficult to pin down the definitive history of how those two words first came together. In the 1920s, the phrase “happy hour” was used by the Navy for a period of scheduled athletic activity or other entertainment.

The first mention in print of “happy hour” in this context came in a 1959 Saturday Evening Postarticle. But it was earlier, in the 1920s, thanks to the failed experiment called Prohibition, when brave citizens gathered for pre-dining hours specifically focused on consuming then-illegal cocktails at a speakeasy or home bar. Eventually, the ideas merged, and people began using the phrase frequently to refer to a jolly time had when drinking with friends during the late-afternoon and early-evening hours…

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