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Our Favorite Libations of 2015

Dec 17, 2015 No Comments

The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time to start our annual reflection on the year that was beginning with a review of our favorite libations. To be sure our 2015 Thirsty Thursday reviews/recommendations were loaded memorable, beers, wines, and spirits. Yet, the following resonated more than others and not surprisingly have a happy […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Jinro Chamisul Soju

Mar 20, 2014 No Comments

If you’re a frequent patron of Korean restaurants chances are you’ve witnessed people or partaken yourself in soju. Distilled from a varied of ingredients like wheat, barely, rice, sweet potatoes, and tapioca, soju is the equivalent of what vodka is to Russia and hence the national libation of South Korea.  Consumed chilled it’s a fantastic libation […]

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Our Favorite Libations of 2013

Dec 19, 2013 4 Comments

2013 has been a long year filled with more than our fair share of libation research and Thirsty Thursday has attempted to provide you with the sustenance of both the good and the, well less than memorable, beers, wines, and spirits out there on the market.  As we reflect back the following are a few […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Henry DuYore’s Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Nov 07, 2013 No Comments

Few things are as befitting as naming a distilled spirit after a moonshiner. After all there is something ingenious/admirable about individuals who can create a libation that has the ability to both burn the hair off your chest and power your automobile. How they distribute said spirit is, of course, none of my business. In […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Balvenie Caribbean Cask Aged 14 Years

Oct 10, 2013 3 Comments

We in the Glutton household have a strong appreciation of good dark rum.  It’s the reason more than a few of our recipes like Tropical “Canonball” Meatballs or Panettone French Toast make use of this molasses derived libation.  And it’s also the reason that I continually find myself enjoying Balvenie’s 14 year old scotch, one […]

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Thirsty Thursday: High West Distillery Rendezvous Rye

Jun 13, 2013 6 Comments

Utah is not known as the home of high-end libations as the state has historically leaned closer to prohibition than keg parties.  Yet the “Beehive” state has recently relaxed its views on the Devil’s brews allowing creative and energetic libation lovers to make the state their home. These skilled craftspeople, like High West Distillery, are […]

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Arizona Diamondbacks: Prickly Pear Martini

Apr 17, 2013 20 Comments

The third installment of the MLB Recipe Series travels to Arizona with a desert inspire cocktail for the Diamondbacks.   Combining the watermelon like fruit of a prickly pear (the fruit of cactus), the sweet tropical fruit and citrus flavors of St. Germain, vodka, and a splash of lemon juice this recipe creates a refreshingly balanced […]

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