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We went to a very berry event last night hosted by Driscoll Berries. It was an interesting evening of cooking lessons and food photography all centered around blackberries. During the course of the evening, I sat next to one of the folks from Driscoll and learned a ton about berries. I had never really thought of it before but berries, like grapes, are “terroir” based and reflect the impact of their surroundings. It totally makes … Read more
Champagne cocktails and Thanksgiving go hand in hand. The light and refreshing bubbles are a good match for the heavy food! Get in the spirit with this pumpkin adaptation of the French 75 cocktail.
The classic prohibition era cocktail, Bee’s Knees is a play on the old saying “The Bee’s Knees” or height of excellence and the honey used to mask the liquor taste. Most booze didn’t taste so good back during in the 1920’s.
In August, Greenall’s, one of the oldest Gin producing firms in England, launched its newest libation – Bloom Gin. Bloom arrived in one of the most beautiful bottles we have seen in awhile – the slightest shade of green with crawling vines (both imprinted in the bottle and on the plastic enclosure at the top of the bottle). Luckily for us, Bloom was as tasty as the bottle was beautiful.
Greenall’s is one of the … Read more
I love, love, love True Blood. I have read all of the books, watched the TV shows and even attended True Blood fan events through the Paley Center (for all of you True Blood fans out there, Vampire Eric and Werewolf Alcide look as good in person). Imagine my delight when we received a couple of Tru Bloods in the mail. And just in time for Halloween!
Tru Blood is a carbonated blood orange … Read more
Bulldog London Dry Gin is a relatively new entrant into the gin market, having been released in 2006. But its timing is impeccable; Bulldog’s release perfectly coincided with the resurgence of gin. There isn’t much information to be had about Bulldog Dry Gin. The website says that it is distilled by a distillery that has over 250 years experience. A press release states that the brand was started in 2003 by a former banker and … Read more
St. Germain is a liquor that is made from macerated elderflower blossoms that are then blended with spirit made from grapes. It brightens a Champagne cocktail, makes Gin sing and is a potent addition to any punch bowl.