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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Thirsty Thursday: 2011 Rosso di Altesino Toscana IGT

Nov 13, 2014 No Comments

Searching for satisfaction in adult liquid form can take one down many a path and this past week I went the Italian route, discovering one of the best overall soul pleasing/value red wines of 2014…Altesino’s 2011 Rosso di Altesino Toscana IGT. This “everyday” red is 100% estate grown (basically farm to tank to bottle) and […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Left Hand Brewing Co. Milk Stout

Nov 06, 2014 No Comments

Cooler fall temps means it’s time for warmer beers and this week Thirsty Thursday delivers you an old favorite: Left Hand Brewing’s Milk Stout. Hailing from Colorado, this beer has along been one of the gold standards in the style, which tends to be lighter and creamier in comparison to standard stouts.  Velvety smooth and […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2012 Finca La Linda Malbec

Oct 30, 2014 2 Comments

Being in the wine biz means your palate is typically exposed to a variety of different wine styles along with specific regional and winemaker variations.  There’s always something new to interact with or old to revisit.  But at the end of a long day (or week) of “researching” often one desires a wine which does […]

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Thirsty Thursday Fail: Stack Wines Cabernet Sauvignon

Oct 16, 2014 3 Comments

Whether it’s for picnics, hikes, or outdoor concerts, we tend to be fans of portable adult libations. Why?  Because there’s nothing like clumsy manproof breakage libations to satisfying one’s traveling thirst.  It’s for this reason alone I was highly intrigued when I ran into “Stack Wines” during a recent visit home to California. Literally packaged […]

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