Archive for Libations

Thirsty Thursday: Andean Brewing Company’s Kuka Belgian Tripel

Jan 14, 2016 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday: Andean Brewing Company’s Kuka Belgian Tripel

Holiday travels means visiting alternative libation jurisdictions and the opportunity to imbibe in libations not found/offered in one’s current locale. I regularly take advantage of such situations and during our most recent journey to NYC came across a most intriguing sud: Andean Brewing Company’s Kuka Belgian Tripel. An alternative interpretation of the Tripel style, the […]

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Our Favorite Libations of 2015

Dec 17, 2015 Comments Off on Our Favorite Libations of 2015

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: Elysian Bifrost Winter Ale

Dec 10, 2015 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday: Elysian Bifrost Winter Ale

Winter is coming, so why not shake off the cold and brighten your spirits with a bottle Bifrost? Named after Norse mythology’s burning rainbow bridge that reaches between Midgard (the world) and Asgard (the realm of Gods), Elysian’s Bifrost is a subtly satisfactory sud with a vibrant essence and clean fresh winter taste. Endorsed by […]

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Thirsty Thursday Fail: Frank’s Red Hot Bloody Mary!

Dec 03, 2015 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday Fail: Frank’s Red Hot Bloody Mary!

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: 3 Stars Brewing Peppercorn Saison

Nov 19, 2015 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday: 3 Stars Brewing Peppercorn Saison

Saisons are nearly a dime a dozen nowadays, yet the trend seems to create beers that are more flashy than based on a solid foundation of substance with a high level of drinkability. With this in mind Thirsty Thursday brings you: 3 Star’s Peppercorn Saison. Basement homebrewers turned upstart microbrewery, 3 Stars Brewing in NW […]

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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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Thirsty Thursday: Warre’s Otima 10-Year Old Tawny Port

Oct 29, 2015 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday: Warre’s Otima 10-Year Old Tawny Port

Not all ports are created equal and some are specifically designed to break the mold. Warre’s Otima series is an attempt to just this with a cleaner, light expressing of the tawny port style wrapped in sleeker modern designed bottle. The bottle itself allows the Otima to stand out from the normal crowd of “pudgy,” […]

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