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Beverages of Transylvania

November 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

A few photos of some of the drinks we had in Transylvania.    

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Tags: Beerventures · Non-Beer Beverages

Pálinka & Sausage Festival

October 5th, 2013 · 2 Comments

I tried to come up with a clever title for this post, but really, do I need anything more gimmicky than what it actually is–an entire festival devoted to Hungarian sausage and fruit brandy? The festival is held at Buda Castle, an impressive arrangement of enormous gilded buildings on a a very high hill on […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Eastern Europe · Non-Beer Beverages · Tastings

Diving into the Old Fashioned

August 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

I have been on an old fashioned cocktail ordering kick. We have been in Wisconsin for around a week and have gone to some great old bars and Wisconsinites love an old fashioned, so it is on pretty much every menu. Now what kind of old fashioned you get is a little more complicated. Here […]

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Tags: Non-Beer Beverages · The Basics

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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Tags: Non-Beer Beverages

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