I was a little intimidated when the Booze Dancing crew asked if I would guest post on their blog. I’m no whiskey, beer or really “anything” blogger, I just blog about what I like. But after reading many posts on “It’s just the booze dancing…” and seeing how often they referred to WWD, I felt like I was in my wheelhouse. Any blogger who regularly refers to Women’s Wear Daily, THE fashion newspaper, is a kindred spirit. And one I would like to write for. And without further adieu…
The subject here: Whiskey and Chocolate. Specifically, Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon, Templeton Rye and the Vosges Mash Bill Truffle Collection. I brought my generous supplies provided by the Baddish Group to a BBQ hosted by Stacey Snacks for an impromptu tasting.
And it wasn’t long before Stacey and I broke into the chocolates. Stacey forewarned me that she does not like truffles. Then after she ate one she proclaimed, “Mmmm! Mmmmm! Mmmmm! I don’t like it! I love it!”
As far as pairing them with the whiskey, that didn’t happen. There was a lot going on in the food department thanks to Stacey’s great cooking.
That’s not to say they weren’t imbibed. They were. And for me, there will always be something reminiscent of Maraschino Cherries when I drink bourbon or rye. Maybe it’s the memory of stealing that little red beauty out of the bottom of my parents’ Manhattan as a kid, but I always feel that there is one lingering nearby when I’m drinking one of those whiskeys.
These happened to be beautiful pink ones that have no red dye or corn syrup.
And a night of whiskey, wine, cake and chocolate may lead to a very fun evening with friends.
Thanks to the Booze Dancing crew for letting me ramble on their blog, and thanks to the Baddish Group for the delicious samples!