photo by Amanda Schuster

ALL the Scotch in One Bottle: Tasting Laphroaig Select

Ever have one of those days when you crave a bunch of different foods...

Greeting the ladies at the Dame Hall of Fame Luncheon, ctsy Jennifer Mitchell Photography.

Let’s All Toast the Ladies Together

“Let her be clumsy, or let her be slim Young or ancient I care...

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

Bartender, There’s an Anchovy In My Drink

When I first heard about a bartender at an art museum who was himself...

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Enter the Crowler

All photos by Kevin Gibson.  I have probably six or seven glass growlers in...

Lompoq Pub

Beertown is Keeping it Weird

All photos by Christine Campbell.  My sister once stated that Portland, Oregon, by far,...

ALL the Scotch in One Bottle: Tasting Laphroaig Select

July 31, 2014
photo by Amanda Schuster

Ever have one of those days when you crave a bunch of different foods at once? When you can’t...
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All Hopped Up On Whiskey

July 8, 2014
Hops

Innovation has not come easy to the American whiskey industry, and usually when it has, it has either been...
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Time Travel in a Glass: Tanqueray Old Tom Gin

June 26, 2014
Old Tom Martinez

It’s 2014. We still don’t have the moving sidewalks, floating vehicles and teleportation. But we can time travel. In...
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Let’s All Toast the Ladies Together

July 29, 2014
Greeting the ladies at the Dame Hall of Fame Luncheon, ctsy Jennifer Mitchell Photography.

“Let her be clumsy, or let her be slim Young or ancient I care not a feather; So fill...
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Enter the Crowler

July 24, 2014
Crowler_with_pint

All photos by Kevin Gibson.  I have probably six or seven glass growlers in my kitchen from various breweries....
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We Survived to Tell the Tales!

July 22, 2014
"Hangover Hospital" intake form at Adelaide's.

Hi, everyone. Just wanted to write a quick hello now that we’re back in NYC after another wonderful boozy...
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Cocktail Colloquium

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

Bartender, There’s an Anchovy In My Drink

When I first heard about a bartender at an art museum who was himself an exhibit, someone who crafted molecular cocktails in which the drinker’s psychological mood was a key ingredient, I admit I sort of rolled my eyes at just how out of control and comical these complicated, novel variations on mixing a...

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Cocktails of the Revolution – Celebrate Bastille Day!

Bastille Day (La Fête Nationale) is a national day of celebration in France that commemorates the 1789 storming of the Bastille prison by the people of Paris, an event that is generally cited as the start of the French Revolution. It’s an occasion full of history and ceremony, a party that’s traditionally marked by...

Oenology

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Classy Chardonnay from the South of France

There are two important dates coming up.  On July 13th, the World Cup Final...

photo by Robin Goldsmith

Review: Quinta da Lixa Pouco Comum Alvarinho 2013

I recently wrote about a wine style that’s perfect for the summer – Vinho...