Californian Vintners Are Putting Weed in Their Wine | VICE United States Wine thieving: the proper way to extract wine from a barrel. I absolutely love to get fucked up. I'm in my mid-30s though, and I'm no longer free to casually sample mind-altering substances and swim through an ocean of debauchery. I have to be healthy and responsible, at least to some extent. Which is why, if someone stuck a gun to my head and only allowed me one vice for the rest of my life, I would choose weed wine. Californian Vintners Are Putting Weed in Their Wine | VICE United States
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Alcohol That Tastes Like Water: The Hipster Drink Of The Future? For those who like getting drunk but dislike the taste of alcohol, Mckenzie River Corporation has created a drink for you. Called ‘Air’ (Alcohol Inspired Refresher), the carbonated alcoholic drink is virtually tasteless, colorless, odourless—like alcohol that tastes like water—so no one will know you’re getting drunk on it. The malt-based mixture contains 4% alcohol, and also comes in berry and citrus flavors. Air will soon be available at grocery stores in San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle at 4 can for US$6.99, and US$1.74 each. Tasteless alcohol: the hipster drink of the future? [via Drink Air] Alcohol That Tastes Like Water: The Hipster Drink Of The Future?
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Hooch Kit Turns That Drink Into A Real Drink Hooch Kit Turns That Drink Into A Real Drink What could be better than your favorite on-the-go beverage? A spiked version of your favorite on-the-go-beverage, of course. Unbearable events like plays, kiddie parties and sporting events (okay, so this is all a matter of opinion) get an upgrade when you get yourself a DIY Hooch Kit.
20 Alcoholic Beverages Inspired By The Harry Potter Series 1. Gryffindor shot Ingredients: 1/2 part Cinnamon Aftershock 1/2 part Goldschläger Instructions: ‘First layer the Aftershock, then layer the Goldschläger on top. It’s best if you shake the Goldschläger first so you can get some gold flakes.’ 2. 20 Alcoholic Beverages Inspired By The Harry Potter Series
Seven Deadly Sins Wine Seven Deadly Sins Wine The Spanish design agency Sidecar Publicidad has released a series of wine label designs for each of the seven deadly sins. Envy, Lust, Gluttony and the rest are all here, represented in visually striking forms. Seven Deadly Sins Wine
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The Art of Beer in Atlanta: Hop City The Art of Beer in Atlanta: Hop City Ommegang Abbey Ale – a delectable American take on the classic Abbey Dubbel of Belgium The craft beer revolution is not just alive and kicking in Atlanta, it’s growing. The adherents to this revolution in Atlanta, those who truly respect and celebrate craft beer, know Hop City as a modern monument to their cause. Hop City stocks over 1,000 different bottles of beer, from American craft beers to German classics to the great imports of Belgium. The Art of Beer in Atlanta: Hop City
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The Many Varieties of Beer Poster The Many Varieties of Beer Poster Beer is like the Pavlovian trigger-word for most men. We love the stuff–truly, madly, deeply–but many of us don’t know much about the object of our affection. There are many kinds of beers made many different ways with many different ingredients, and in order to be a better drinker lover, we must educate ourselves. Pop Chart Lab’s Varieties of Beer poster visually lays out many of those beer varieties, how they relate to each other, and which brands we see on shelves make which kinds. Call it market research, or just something to whet your appetite, but we’re convinced this is a must for any beer-loving guy, which is another way of saying for any male human.
The Basics of Wine Tasting Learning how to taste wines is a straightforward adventure that will deepen your appreciation for both wines and winemakers. Look, smell, taste - starting with your basic senses and expanding from there you will learn how to taste wines like the pros in no time! Keep in mind that you can smell thousands of unique scents, but your taste perception is limited to salty, sweet, sour and bitter. It is the combination of smell and taste that allows you to discern flavor. Difficulty: Easy The Basics of Wine Tasting
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82 Delicious Facts about Wine 82 Delicious Facts about Wine The smell of young wine is called an “aroma” while a more mature wine offers a more subtle “bouquet.”a In ancient Greece, a dinner host would take the first sip of wine to assure guests the wine was not poisoned, hence the phrase “drinking to one’s health.” “Toasting” started in ancient Rome when the Romans continued the Greek tradition but started dropping a piece of toasted bread into each wine glass to temper undesirable tastes or excessive acidity.e A “cork-tease” is someone who constantly talks about the wine he or she will open but never does.e Since wine tasting is essentially wine smelling, women tend to be better wine testers because women, particularly of reproductive ages, have a better sense of smell than men.h An Italian study argues that women who drink two glasses of wine a day have better sex than those who don’t drink at all.f Red wines are red because fermentation extracts color from the grape skins.
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Cork'd Content Today marks a bittersweet day for Cork’d as we announce it will wind down operations. After 1.5 years, CEO, Lindsay Ronga will move on to other opportunities. “Working with Gary and Jon marked a milestone in my career and I am so thankful for the opportunity. Who knows… at some point we may all reconnect in the future,” says Lindsay.
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