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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 Fail: Frank’s Red Hot Bloody Mary!

Dec 03, 2015 No Comments

Usually the holidays are time for good cheer. Libations that make the season more enjoyable than it already is. However, my most recent trek to the local watering stop presented me with a libation that was too tempting to pass up researching and consequently left me with a rare Thirsty Thursday Fail: Frank’s Red Hot […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Small Town Brewery “Not Your Father’s Root Beer”

Nov 12, 2015 1 Comment

Nowadays the number of adult libations at 7-Elevens, mega-stores, or fine spirit retailers is arguably as varied and intriguing as they ever have been. The choices for consumption are nearly endless and producers are ever keen on finding the next big thing to catch the consumers eye…example the endless supply of pumpkin beers. One adult […]

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Sandeman Porto 10 Year Old Tawny

Feb 26, 2015 2 Comments

Always an equal opportunity imbiber of adult libations, I’m constantly in search of unusual and surprising finds. Beers, wines, or spirits that make you think twice and question your expectations about any particular style. My most recent surprise was Sandeman’s Porto 10 year-old Tawny. The wine has the feel of a cross between that of […]

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Thirsty Thursday: George’s Bloody Mary Mix

Feb 19, 2015 1 Comment

Necessity is the mother of invention and whether it’s used for “curing” or “starting” the day off on the right foot there’s a reason Bloody Marys exist.   Their balance of tomato juice, spice, and booze, make for a magical elixir that has a special place during the morning and brunch hours. For those of us […]

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Thirsty Thursday: B. Nektar Zombie Killer Cherry Cyser

Oct 23, 2014 1 Comment

  The Walking Dead is back on television satisfying everyone’s desires for more dead, more apocalyptic gore, and more “Zombie Kills of the Week”…made popular by the instant movie classic Zombieland.  But in case the Walking Dead isn’t well dead enough, Thirsty Thursday presents you with B. Nektar Meadery’s Zombie Killer Cherry Cyser. Made with Michigan honey, […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Aspall Dry English Draft Cider

Oct 02, 2014 No Comments

  Football and beer is as American as it gets.  But if you asked the founding fathers, chances are they’d probably include cider in the mix of all American, top-choice, adult libations to enjoy.  In fact, up through the 1840s cider was the preferred drink of choice for the working class. Therefore, it shouldn’t be […]

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