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Being a Regular

March 5th, 2013 · Comments Off

Although I go out for a drink fairly often, since I’m always on the lookout for something new, have an eclectic taste, and a wide variety of friends in different neighborhoods, I don’t really have a bar at which I’m a regular. Kennedy’s here in North Beach used to be close (hey, they have Buck Hunter […]

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A (nearly) vertical tasting

January 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

Joining a wine club always seems like a great idea, especially after you’ve had a few free pours in the tasting room. Over the years we’ve joined different ones and always dropped them within the year, overwhelmed with a backlog of pretty-good bottles. Except Medlock Ames. We joined almost five years ago, back when the […]

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Tags: General · Non-Beer Beverages · Tastings

Diving into wine – Ruinart Rose NV

January 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

It is session time everyone! We have not done a session in a long time (boo! hiss!), but this topic, graciously hosted by Mario from Brewed For Thought, is an important one to this blog and to me. I have always said that beer is my favorite beverages, but really all beverages are interesting to […]

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Tags: Non-Beer Beverages · The Sessions

Autumn Aged Sake Tasting

December 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

Last night we were lucky to try a few aged sakes from Corkage sake bar and shop. You are probably asking  - Joe – ok I know sake but what is Autumn sake. Good question! I had never really heard of this either. I think this year it is being brought to America as a […]

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Bourbon in the Times

December 26th, 2011 · Comments Off

Bourbon’s All-American Roar – NY Times

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Tags: Around the Web · Non-Beer Beverages