Thirsty Thursday: 2013 Walnut Block Wines “Collectables” Sauvignon Blanc

Apr 10, 2014 1 Comment

An old spring/summer time favorite of the Glutton household is Walnut Block’s “Collectables” Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand.  We originally came across the wine while living in Salt Lake City and appreciated its ability to delightfully engage one’s palate without breaking one’s wallet.  Aside from being organic grape juice, the most appealing aspect for […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Weihenstephaner Korbinian Doppelbock

Apr 03, 2014 4 Comments

Lovers of German beer, especially those who have sampled the real thing in Germany, know the country’s beers are never quite the same here in the States. The reason for this is simple…transatlantic travel and sitting for month(s) on a customs’ dock does little to enhance beers that are intended to be consumed within at […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Grand Teton Brewing’s Lazy Marmot

Mar 13, 2014 2 Comments

One of the things I cherish most about having lived in southern Bavaria are the seasons. Sure winters can be cold and grey, but when spring blooms Muenchen (Munich) comes alive with green, flowers, and spring celebrations like local Fruelingsfest (spring festivals that are essentially mini-Oktoberfests, but without the tourists).  The warm temperatures and local […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2010 Beaumes de Venise La Chapelle Red

Mar 06, 2014 2 Comments

I’ve never been accused of being a Francophile. Still given the number of French wines found on Thirsty Thursday I’m sure some of you are wondering if I am indeed a lover of all things French.  The people who know me the best would laugh at this notion (feel free to comment below if you […]

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Thirsty Thursday “The Unusual” DuClaw Brewing’s Sweet Baby Jesus Porter

Feb 20, 2014 4 Comments

Thirsty Thursday’s journey into the unusual beer realm continues today with a sweet little number we recently picked up from DuClaw Brewing in Baltimore Maryland.  Sweet Baby Jesus, a chocolate peanut butter porter brewed with 5 different malts, is a beer that tends to brings up memories of Ricky Bobby in Talladega Nights and questions like […]

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Thirsty Thursday “The Unusual” Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale

Feb 13, 2014 2 Comments

Our month long review of “unusual” beers continues this Thursday with Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale.  A new release from the United Kingdom’s largest private brewery the beer attempts to follow Wells’ tradition of dessert style beers like Banana Bread and Double Chocolate Stout.  Sadly though it fails to deliver an experience similar to the […]

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Thirsty Thursday “The Unusual” Kelpie Seaweed Ale

Feb 06, 2014 8 Comments

During the month of February Thirsty Thursday will be delving into to some of the more unusual beers we’ve found popping up recently and provide you our loyal readers with an “objective” breakdown of each beer’s essence. First beer up:  Williams Brothers Brewing Co. Kelpie Seaweed Ale from Scotland. Based off a tradition in Scottish […]

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