Washington Black Bear Inexplicably Passes On Busch, But Passes Out After Downing 36 Rainier Beers

A bear eating some food and beer

Hey, bears like to have a good time too.

A long day of chasing down deer, elk, and other sources of food, there’s nothing like an ice cold beer (or 36) to help you wind down.

So, who can blame a bear for absolutely obliterating 36 beers and getting rip-shit drunk?

Nobody can… so let’s take a look back at this incredible, completely true story from back in 2004.

According to NBC News, a black bear was seen passed out drunk by Fish and State Wildlife agents at Baker Lake Resort back in 2004.

And how did they figure this out? The loads of Rainier beer cans surrounding the bear.

Apparently, the bear got into a camper’s coolers and used its claws and teeth to open the cans (shotgun, eh?).

However, it appears the bear isn’t a fan of Busch…

Lisa Broxson, bookkeeper at the campground and cabins resort east of Mount Baker, said:

“He drank the Rainier and wouldn’t drink the Busch Beer.”

Psh… that’s unfortunate, Busch beer is the greatest gift on God’s green Earth.

I mean, what other beer can you find for that price, that tastes that good? Damn bear wouldn’t know a good beer if it kicked him in the ass…

However, Rainier actually used the story to make a commercial back in 2004:

Florida Man Fights Off Black Bear That Attacked His Dogs

Atta boy Walt.

Walt Hickox, a Daytona Beach, Florida, resident, was out on his porch with his three dogs when a black bear came barreling up over the gate meant to keep them on the porch.

Quick thinking, without any regard for his own safety, Walt lunged at the bear to rescue his Dachshund pup. The bear turned its attention to Walt, clawing at his back, but Walt managed to shove the bear down the stairs, hurl a bucket at it, and push a bench in front of the entryway before the bear could come back for more.

According to WFTV, the dogs were unharmed and Walt left the scrap with only some minor scratches:

“Not a lot went through my head at the moment, other than what’s going to happen if he gets past me and into the house where the rest of my dogs and my wife was at.”

Walt is planning on installing a screen door as well as buying some bear spray after the attack.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are looking to capture the bear, however this is the second black bear attack in Central Florida in the past week. A DeBary woman was attacked in her driveway last Thursday.

Nothing like wrestling a bear to get the adrenaline pumping, but my favorite part of the video is when Walt goes back into the house and yells:

“OH MY GOD… I just got attacked by a fucking bear.”

Obviously it’s the most obvious thing to say when you’re attacked by a bear, but he almost sounds excited… like, you’re never gonna believe this honey, but I just fought a bear off.

Good on you, Walt.

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A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock