Thirsty Thursday: Flying Dog Brewery Kujo Imperial Coffee Stout

Jan 29, 2015 No Comments

Looking out the window and seeing winter white always makes my palate crave a beer from the dark side of the force. Something that’s as rich in its construction as it is warming in alcohol content. To meet these desires I’ve recently been relying on a local creation from Flying Dog Brewery…Kujo Imperial Coffee Stout. […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Dogfish Head Indian Brown Ale

Jan 22, 2015 No Comments

An early player in the craft brew revolution, Dogfish Head has grown to become one of the more recognizable beer labels in America. The Delaware brewery’s flagship IPAs (60, 90, and 120 Minute) have earned them a diehard following, while continuing to win over those unfamiliar with their products. While I can’t say that I’m […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2013 Rib Shack Red

Jan 15, 2015 No Comments

The summer grilling season might be a long way off, but that doesn’t stop some of us diehard grill masters from firing up the old Barbie, nor should it stop you from enjoying a phenomenal red wine blend from South Africa that was seemingly built for grilled meats. The 2013 Rib Shack Red fits this […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2012 Concha y Toro Gran Reserva Carmenere

Jan 08, 2015 No Comments

Thirsty Thursday opens 2015 with a trip to the Southern Hemisphere and return an old varietal favorite of ours, Carmenere. Originally cultivated in Bordeaux in the early 18th Century, the Carmenere varietal has made a resurgence over in Chile, where some exceptional expressions of the varietal are being produced. Often the Chilean offerings of Carmenere tend to be […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2014 Grand Teton Brewing Coming Home Ale

Dec 18, 2014 No Comments

The holidays are a time for family, joyous festivities, and acknowledging the better things in life. Anything which enhances the season is a bonus and in the Glutton household we’ve come to rely upon Grand Teton’s Home Coming Ale as a palate pleasing staple of goodness during the winter months.  Though the construction of this […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Birrificio Del Duccato’s L’Ultima Luna

Dec 11, 2014 No Comments

Step way from the Bud Lights, Two Buck Chucks, and Popov Vodkas of the world and chances are you’ll find adult libations that are rich in character and complexity making for unusually interactive and exceptional “experiences.”  Take for example Birrificio Del Duccato’s “L’Ultima Luna” or The Last Moon.  An Italian Barley Wine, L’Ultima Luna is […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2013 Gia Rosso Langhe

Dec 04, 2014 1 Comment

At the Glutton Institute of Libation Research “valued wines” are those that, regardless of price point, are worthy of revisiting a second or third time.  Wines that make you feel like Rodney Dangerfield in Caddyshack walking into the Pro Shop and saying I’ll take two of those, a dozen of these, etc. Our newest value […]

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