Preparations are under way for the Second Annual Kipling Road Whiskey Fest. In less than two weeks, the members in good standing of the Kipling Road Malt Society will gather for the second annual membership meeting. The format will be the same as last year: each member is […]
Several miscommunications. Two fired up little boys. A hot sticky day in the Delaware Valley. Two Delaware River crossings to South Philly. Not much food in the fridge, but several tasty beers on hand. That pretty much sums up my Saturday from 10AM to 8PM. I get home […]
Recently, my sister moved from Dallas to Louisville. This presented me with an opportunity to visit the land of Bourbon and to take a first-hand account of Bourbon distilling. While the rest of the family was off to Churchill Downs, my sister, her fiance, and I headed into […]
Look out Manischewitz! Glenmorangie is officially kosher. Passover will never be the same. Here is the story for your reading pleasure: http://www.examiner.com/x-2327-Drinks-Examiner~y2010m6d10-Glenmorangie-gets-kosher-certification MAZEL TOV!
Taking a day off from work to visit the many excellent bars in Center City Philadelphia in search of that special, yet elusive, beer on a sunny, 75 degree spring day is the “man equivalent of a spa day” (this quote is courtesy of Mrs. Alemonger). And that’s […]
As a part of my physical therapy, I took a test run into town via PATCO on Tuesday with the Butcher and the Ale monger. Oh, and it was conveniently during Beer Week and we had an app for that. After a brief repast at the Down Home […]
Kentucky is the home of that great american whiskey that we all know as Bourbon. Apparently, Bourbon goes really well with cured meats. I’ve never tried it, but I plan too. Here are more pearls of bartender wisdom thanks to the writers of Esquire: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/food-for-men/bartender-proof-on-main-051310?click=main_sr
While browsing the whisky and beer selections at Total Wine in Cherry Hill, I stumbled upon an interesting bottle of spiced rum. They call it “The Kraken Black Spiced Rum”. Supposedly, I dared my friend and neighbor to buy a bottle of the stuff. Below are a list […]
For whatever reason, I decided to Google the phrase “egg beater stout”. The fifth result took me here: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Chocolate-Stout-Layer-Cake-with-Chocolate-Frosting-355249 Sounds like a perfect food pairing for a Brooklyn Chocolate Stout.
The May 2010 issue of Esquire features an interview with Christina Hendricks of AMC’s “Mad Men”. Christina’s views on men and whisky: “We want you to order Scotch. It’s the most impressive drink order. It’s classic. It’s sexy. Such a rich color. The glass, the smell. It’s not […]