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 […]

Post Mortem: 2010 Kipling Road WhiskyFest


The Attendees: Big Bernie aka LimpD’s Dad or THE Whisk(e)y Ambassador, G-LO, Jay, Jerry, LimpD, Miracle Max, The Rick, The ROK, and The Wookie. The Food: Primo’s Hoagies, Mrs. LimpD’s  Meatball Sandwiches, G-LO’s Pepperoni and Provolone Stromboli, Mrs. ROK’s Lasagna, Philadelphia Pretzel Company’s Assorted Pretzel Tray (courtesy of […]