Just a few of the more interesting events, products, and tidbits from the quasi-rational world of adult beverages.
I GUARANTEE that you can find, in very short order, a beer that’s even BETTER that your fave Lagunitas quaff, if you put down the Brown Shugga, step away from the whored-out pint, and visit some of your own area’s breweries.
This is not a case of he said/he said. Founders admitted that the racial slurs were used. And one of the employees who used them was still on the payroll past the time a lawsuit was filed by the victim.
Apparently, I’ve been living under a rock when it comes to Irish Whiskey. Barr an Uisce is a celebrated distillery that wins spirits medals so often that they have to borrow a wheelbarrow to get the things back home.
We have to embrace the Crazy. We have to have our prissy assumptions and preconceptions and even our tastes offended, abused, and kicked in the nuts. It’s how we evolve.
You tasted Hess wines 20 years ago and see them and think, “Yeah, been there, done that”? Trust me on this: You do NOT know Hess.
The Hess Collection Estate Grown Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017 is anointed with a brilliant dose of judgment that says, “We have some gorgeous fruit, here. Let’s not screw it up in the winery.”
RANT WARNING: Our daughter dropped into a small Washington brewery last weekend. She texted me and asked if I knew Continue reading