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Saturday, February 19, 2011

"can I get a SKU check on Russian River Damnation"

Oh man, I've got a new fav. I picked this up while surfing the local BevMo. I was looking for something to sample this weekend. I picked up  a Sour and this slice of heaven. I'm glad they had it cold. I couldn't wait to get home and pop my afternoon beer. Ahhh there it is. No opener needed. Just like a champagne bottle I just removed the wire cage and popped the cork. A slight pop and then I poured into a chilled pint glass. I pours a cloudy golden yellow. An exquisite bouquet of dried fruit and spice. Carbonation slightly high but very much Belgian style. At 7.75% it has a nice kick. One that I didn't get to fully enjoy. As my cat decided to jump on the sofa which caused my beer to spill. I almost cried. This is one of the best Belgians I've ever tasted. I highly recommend  you run out and get some. Unfortunately its 4.99 a 12.68 FL oz bottle. I think I spilled half :(

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Taste the Cucumber.

During the Summer I like to drink Gin and Tonic.
I started to add different citrus flavors. Its a nice "refreshing" drink. But as most of you know I prefer my alcohol to speak for itself. So I sampled a few Gins. I found Hendricks to be my personal favorite. Now I like to enjoy a very dry Hendricks martini with a cucumber garnish. The garnish enhances the whole experience with smell and taste. Here is a review.  Hendrick’s Gin is a small batch gin produced in Ayrshire, Scotland and is distilled from a proprietary recipe.  Hendrick’s Gin is infused with the traditional juniper, coriander, and citrus peel flavors you may expect to find in gin, but Hendrick’s also infuses a couple unexpected botanicals.  The unexpected infused flavor comes from cucumber and rose petals, giving the gin a truly iconoclastic taste.  The cucumber and rose petal infusion gives this gin a truly different and unique flavor. So next time your at the Bar and you want something a little different. Ask for a Hendricks and  Drink up!