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reviewed Talisker 10 yr. old single malt whiskey. August 23, 2010
Talisker 10 yr. old single malt whiskey
Talisker™ is one of my favorite single malt scotches!!!  I came to this much sought-after single malt through allot of years of drinking blended scotch whiskeys like Johnnie Walker Black.  …
reviewed Wine Cocktails: 50 Stylish Sippers Th.... May 12, 2010
Wine Cocktails: 50 Stylish Sippers That Show Off
I'm no wine connoisseur but I do drink a fair bit of wine (Cabs and Merlots mostly). Wines are relatively low cal, and in moderation, they're supposed to be good for you (especially the reds)! I admit, …
reviewed Bourbon: 50 Rousing Recipes for a Cla.... February 26, 2010
Bourbon: 50 Rousing Recipes for a Classic American
If you are Bourbon lover like myself, you will love this book. Although it has only 50 recipes, most of the recipes are pretty "classic" and serves as a very handy reference, especially for someone who …
reviewed Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip High.... December 16, 2009
Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip Highballs, Modern
I have a number of books on mixing drinks and really do not need another one. But this one caught my eye. When you see the pictures inside you will understand, they are fantastic. It really makes every …
reviewed Dark Spirits: 200 Classy Concoctions .... November 24, 2009
Dark Spirits: 200 Classy Concoctions Starring
Bye bye Miss American Pie - Whisky and Rye. Great book, great pictures and full of lots of great new drinks plus the old standbys like Manhattan, Old Fashioned and the like.    Happy Drinking!
reviewed Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip High.... November 19, 2009
Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip Highballs, Modern
Don't let the title of this book scare you away! The Organic, Shaken and Stirred Cocktail Book has tons of unique recipes along with gorgeous full color pictures. Most of the ingredients are simple to …
reviewed Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip High.... December 21, 2009
Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip Highballs, Modern
Personally I consider books on cocktails and spirits as interesting and important as cookbooks themselves. I'm usually a beer and wine person and like an occasional kamikaze or vanilla cranberry but this …
reviewed Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea. March 24, 2009
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
As always, one can count on Chelsea to tell it like it is. We all have our quirks, some of us try to hide them others don't care, Chelsea writes all about them in her latest book that covers some of her …
reviewed Rapid Ice cooler Vineyard. December 22, 2007
Rapid Ice cooler Vineyard
Here's an important thing to know about wine:    Serving Temperature is one of the factors that affects the taste of wine and  is under your control. Tools that help you …
reviewed Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea. April 22, 2008
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
I picked this book up at Barnes and Noble, sat down and began to read. Started to laugh so hard that I bought the book and finished it at home, where I could laugh in private.    Chelsea …
reviewed Bourbon: 50 Rousing Recipes for a Cla.... February 18, 2010
Bourbon: 50 Rousing Recipes for a Classic American
This small book is a nice collection of bourbon recipes from the standard to the bizarre. There is a nice cross section of recipes for anyone from the neophyte who has only a small bar to the veteran …
reviewed Bourbon: 50 Rousing Recipes for a Cla.... March 02, 2010
Bourbon: 50 Rousing Recipes for a Classic American
When I saw this book, I was very interested because I have been known to drink a cocktail or two in my time. I am uninterested in the bar scene, and I prefer to make my own cocktails at home. I don't …
reviewed Dark Spirits: 200 Classy Concoctions .... November 19, 2009
Dark Spirits: 200 Classy Concoctions Starring
Dark Spirits is on the surface one more bartending book in the pantheon of mixing books out there. However, do not be quick to dismiss this gem. This book focuses on dark liquors, like bourbon, scotch, …
reviewed Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip High.... October 19, 2009
Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip Highballs, Modern
The perfect combination of hipster cocktails and modern sensibility. Abercrombie collected a wonderfully tempting selection of beverages sure to tickle tastebuds. He also discussed organic and earth friendly …
reviewed Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip High.... December 22, 2009
Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip Highballs, Modern
Okay... I confess that I never really thought about the possibility of liquors and mixers being organic, but it does make sense given how many parts of our food chain have been reengineered and rendered. …
reviewed The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky. October 05, 2010
The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky
The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky has a history in Scotland reaching back in time to 1896 when Wine Merchants, Matthew Gloag and Son, first blended their Grouse Whisky. Over the next nine years, …
reviewed El Dorado Single Barrel Demerara ICBU.... October 05, 2010
El Dorado Single Barrel Demerara ICBU Rum
The Uitvlught Sugar Factory was founded in the 18th century on the west bank of the Demerara River.  El Dorado Rums, (produced by Demerara Distillers Ltd in Guyana), have introduced a Single Barrel …
reviewed Big Black Dick Rum. October 05, 2010
BIg Black Dick Rum
  According to the Big Black Dick Rum website,  Big Black Dick is believed to have been born  of ‘Royal’ African parentage.  You can pretty much guess at the story, Hometown …
reviewed Dark Spirits: 200 Classy Concoctions .... November 08, 2009
Dark Spirits: 200 Classy Concoctions Starring
If you went to Harvard, forgive my little joke, but this is a Harvard Common Press book.     It is a superb bartender's guide. I've held off reviewing the book until I had some time …
reviewed Montanya Platino Rum. November 26, 2010
Hi all, A month or so ago we went to a Rum distillery while on vacation and while this may bring up thoughts of warm weather and tropical breezes, it was actually high up in the mountains in Colorado …
reviewed Islay Scotch Whisky. November 09, 2011
Islay Scottish Whisky
I love scotch.  So even if its not my favorite that does not mean I do not like it.  Laphroaig from the Islay region of Scotland is not one of my favorites, but it is still one that I will …
reviewed Lowland Scottish Whisky. November 09, 2011
Lowland Scottich Whisky
Auchentoshan scotch from the Lowlands is not a heavy peaty scotch.  So if your into the Islay peaty types this one will not please you.   This is a single malt scotch that is triple distilled …
reviewed Speyside Scottish Whisky. November 09, 2011
Speyside Scottish Whisky
i love Aberlour. We have a local scotch bar here where I live in Baltimore. There are over a hundred bottles of scotch to chose from and I usually chose Aberlour. It had a wonderful golden color. The …
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