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“One Last Fleeting Taste of Summer” – Libations for Your Labor Day Celebration

Looking for beverage suggestions for the upcoming holiday weekend? Here are our recommendations to make your celebration more enjoyable – Glenn recommends- As this was the “Summer of Riesling”, I’ve included my current go-to Riesling, the “Girl” having supplanted the lovely “Eroica” which has become too dear for everyday imbibing. Herewith, the 2010 Kung Fu Girl […]

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Beer in the Afternoon

  Firestone Double Jack Weighing in at 9.5% alcohol the Firestone Double Jack is a delicious Double India Pale Ale.  A golden-amber hue and sweet fruit scent culminatates in a well-balanced bittersweet finish with hints of citrus that is not overwhelmed by its high alcohol level.    More than ten years has passed since I first visited Firestone and I think […]

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Flight of Fancy

Thanksgiving always brings together a miscellaneous group at our house.  Relatives that aren’t really relatives (although they bear striking resemblances), friends, and whomever else we discover who doesn’t have plans.  To keep the younger crowd entertained, I decided to spice things up and try a beer tasting.  I recently discovered Burt’s Better Beers and headed […]

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Holiday Dither – 2010 Edition

  “The wine world has done a very good job of convincing people that it is the only acceptable beverage for fine dining. And I have to say I do love a nice Langhe Rosso with a great steak. But with everything else, it is time for beer to take its place at the head […]

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