The Portopong Chronicles

Battleship Beer Pong

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Battleship Beer Pong

B12. F1... You sank my Battleship! A true classic from many '90s childhood. This classic game recently has been brought to our attention and has many PORTOPONG fans asking us can we improve on this game.  Granted the idea of floating mini boats with cup holders is intriguing. The game in an aquatic setting however would just be a free throw showdown, which sounds pretty cool too. Beer Pong Battleship we think is best played on land, similar to what the folks below have done. Simply layout a grid on a table with masking tape or draw a 10x10 grid over a...

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Game-Day Beverages! It's not all about the beer...

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Game-Day Beverages! It's not all about the beer...

YES we know PORTOPONG is a beer pong toy, so we probably should be discussing which light beer works best at a tailgate. Is it Coors Light, Natty Light. Bud Light, Peels, Pabst, or insert any other yellow beer brand! Instead we are going to share with you one of our favorite side drinks, everyone knows you gotta have side drink when tailgating!  And we are big bourbon fans, usually a Bulleit Rye and if not it's a Makers Mark, but this little something special is a beverage that everyone from whiskey lover to whiskey who.  Old Fashioned Amber Directions...

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What Makes PORTOPONG The Best Beer Pong Float You Can Buy?

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What Makes PORTOPONG The Best Beer Pong Float You Can Buy?

"Which beer pong float do I want to buy?" This is a question many ask when performing their online searches for the best damn floating beer pong table money can buy! Now YES we are a bit biased and think PORTOPONG is the best. Naturally being the inventors of modern day inflatable beer pong tables we would think this.  When we came up with our idea how to play beer pong in the pool back in 2007, the first thing we said was it can't be cheaply made. It has to be as durable as an air bed, simply becuase...

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Are you packing the right water toys for the lake?

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Are you packing the right water toys for the lake?

Are you always asking yourself, “what’s gonna make this trip amazing?!?” It’s really not uncommon when planning any vacation to think this. But sometimes packing space becomes limiting and some items just don’t make it with you.  Which bring us to water toys - pool noodles, loungers, basically any type of floatie is key lakeside item that really falls in the must have category. But how about an inflatable beer pong table? Where does an item like this fall in your list of priorities? Sure, it would be amazing to setup a fun game of Beer Pong or Water Pong...

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Easy Grill Chipotle Orange Chicken Legs

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Easy Grill Chipotle Orange Chicken Legs

This sweet-and-spicy Asian-inspired dish is an impressive meal, but takes less than an hour! Serve with coleslaw for an easy summer side Combine 1 (16-oz.) package shredded coleslaw mix, 1 (8-oz.) container sour cream, 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice, and 1 tsp. salt. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Ingredients 1 cup fresh orange juice, divided 5 tablespoons soy sauce, divided 3 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons olive oil 6 garlic cloves, pressed 1 tablespoon orange zest 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper 2 pounds chicken drumsticks (about 8 drumsticks) 2 teaspoons brown sugar...

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