Spirits

A love affair with Grand Marnier

June 2, 2011
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A love affair with Grand Marnier

Oh, Grand Marnier, how I love you! I don’t remember the first time I tasted your delicious nectar, but I remember reuniting with you over some crepes in Paris in 1996 and again more recently at that neighbor’s party a few years ago. No turning away again, my love. Seriously, though. This is good stuff!…

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A book about Bourbon

May 6, 2011
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A book about Bourbon

With the Kentucky Derby tomorrow, it’s only fitting that the book I’m reading is about bourbon. Authored by Sam K Cecil, Bourbon, The Evolution of Kentucky Whiskey is a factual account of the distilleries and their proprietors starting in the 1700s to current day. If you’re looking for a lot of information and lore about…

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Talking Tequila for Cinco de Mayo or any day

May 4, 2011
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Margarita rocks in Isla Mujeres

When your friends say “Let’s have Tequila”, does your stomach churn and head swim at memories of Spring Break gone wrong? Did you sip some brown liquid from a giant jug, sucking limes and licking salt in the hopes of making it not taste so bad? Those days are over, and it’s time to give…

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Sipping Don Sergio Blanco for Cinco De Mayo

May 3, 2011
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Sipping Don Sergio Blanco for Cinco De Mayo

Today, a special occasion. I’m drinking Don Sergio Blanco, a 100% de Agave Tequila produced by Destiladora del Valle de Tequila in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico. My friend Matthew asked me to get involved with one of his new projects, and I am not going to say no to that chance! Why tequila when I am…

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