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Thirsty Thursday: German Raedler w/ Limonata

Jul 17, 2014 1 Comment

Long time followers of this blog may recall our appreciation for the German version of summer shandies or Raedlers.  A refreshing blend of beer and Zitrone (citrus soda), the Raedler is a perfect adult libation for cooling off after a strenuous hike or while soaking up some Vitamin D on a lounge chair in the […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Why Growlers Should Make You Sick

May 29, 2014 7 Comments

For the better part of the last 25 years, the Craft Brew Revolution (CBR) has been redefining beer consumption in America.  The old generic staples like Budweiser, Coors, and Miller still dominate the market, but every year they continue to lose segments of beer sales and their hold on the American palate.  This “taste revolution” […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Jinro Chamisul Soju

Mar 20, 2014 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday: Jinro Chamisul Soju

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: Bunraku “Nihonjin No Wasuremono” Yamahai Junmai Sake

Oct 24, 2013 1 Comment

This edition of Thirsty Thursday brings you a new found favorite from the world of sake: Bunraku’s “Nihonjin No Wasuremono” or Forgotten Japanese Spirit. Sold in an unforgettable small 300ml blue bottle, this sake is classified a “Yamahai Junmai.” The Yamahai is the type of brewing processed used to make the sake with the result […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Double Black Lager Ice Cream Float

Sep 13, 2012 17 Comments

As regular readers of sports-glutton.com know, I’ve long been a fan of Grand Teton Brewery’s Cellar Reserve Series.  So when I heard that the brewery’s most recent Cellar Reserve release of XX Bitch Creek coincided with my most recent camping tour of the Grand Tetons, it was a given that Liz and I would be […]

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Thirsty Thursday Fail: Adult Whipped Cream

Mar 01, 2012 40 Comments

Sometimes there are ideas that you come across and think: “That’s a stroke of genius and/or Why didn’t I come up with that?” This is how I felt back in December of 2010 upon hearing of the newest adult novelty product “Cream,” a flavored whipped cream infused with 15% alcohol. The concept is so simplistic; […]

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