Beer Review – Troegs Sunshine Pils


Let’s start with a couple definitions… Per Webster’s Dictionary, sunshine is defined as the following: 1 a : the sun’s light or direct rays b : the warmth and light given by the sun’s rays c : a spot or surface on which the sun’s light shines 2 […]

Bar Review – Keen’s Steakhouse, NYC


This past March, my wife and I decided to spend a weekend in Manhattan for our 11th wedding anniversary. Since Mrs. G-LO is an incredibly detail oriented vacation planner, she inundated me with dining and hotel choices for almost three months. We only had two full days in […]

Beer Review – Paulaner Hefe Weizen


In the middle of the week, I selected another pint to satisfy my thirst and curiosity. I poured out a Paulaner Hefe Weizen. This is the best-selling beer by the Paulaner Brewery,  and the use of specially produced top-fermented yeast is what gives the beer its unmistakable taste. I found the cloudy, […]

Louis XVI’s Champagne found in the Baltic


In yet another example of technology used for the greater good, divers earlier this week discovered about 30 bottles of champagne in a shipwreck in the Baltic. The well-preserved bottles are thought to be the world’s oldest drinkable champagne. Furthermore, the find is thought to date back to the 1780s and is believed […]

Beer Review – Ithaca Apricot Wheat


While over G-Lo’s house, we sampled several brews in addition to Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy.  We lead off the evening with a SamuelSmith Pure Brewed Lager (ABV of 5%) (www.merchantduvin.com). I had brought over an 18.7 ounce bottle (a “Victorian” pint), that we split. As a fan of all […]