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Drinkhacker.com – The Essential Blog for the Discriminating Drinker

Drinkhacker.com – The Essential Blog for the Discriminating Drinker
Keeping up with the SMWS is going to be tough, but we’re up to the task. Here are thoughts on the four newest releases from our “secret whisky” friends. This outturn covers the second half of August 2012. – 11 year old Highland Park from Orkney – Very hot HP, at a blazing, cask strength 117.2 proof. Needs copious water to bring out its charms, which are plenty: Tangerines, marshmallows, and modest floral notes are balanced with signature mild peat, chimney smoke, and bacon notes. Young, though, and even at lower alcohol levels, the finish is hot.

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Tablas Creek Vineyard Blog By Robert Haas Congratulations to Jean-Pierre and François Perrin, "Men of the Year" in the current issue of the venerable English wine magazine Decanter. I cannot think of any French wine family with better credentials. We love them. My first encounter with the Perrin family was with Jacques in 1967. It was during my short (1967-1970) period at Barton Distilling trying to create a wine division.

Anethole Anethole (anise camphor) is an organic compound that is widely used as a flavoring substance. It is a derivative of phenylpropene, a type of aromatic compound that occurs widely in nature, in essential oils. It contributes a large component of the distinctive flavors of anise and fennel (both in the botanical family Apiaceae), anise myrtle (Myrtaceae), liquorice (Fabaceae), camphor, magnolia blossoms, and star anise (Illiciaceae). Closely related to anethole is its isomer estragole, abundant in tarragon (Asteraceae) and basil (Lamiaceae), that has a flavor reminiscent of anise. Wallpaper sorted by Date Sorted by Date There are 3854 free desktop wallpapers available below. You are on page 1 of 386. Your screen's resolution is 1600x1200 pixels. The Burger Lab's Top Ten Tips for Making Better Burgers We're taking a break from hardcore testing at the Burger Lab and Food Lab for the next two weeks* but I thought I'd use the time to write something that a lot of folks have been asking me about: a basic handbook for taking your burgers to the next level. *Full disclosure: my wife and I are in Spain backpacking, eating, drinking, and generally having a much better time than you are as you read this. Sorry. The tips I'm setting out here are ones that, with very few exceptions, apply universally to all hamburgers, regardless of style. Thus, one thing you will not find in this list is specific cooking instructions in terms of heat source, strength, and timing. As far as taking a formed patty from raw to cooked, there are no hard and fast rules that apply in every situation.

The Feiring Line Impressed by the handling of the Olivier Cousin case, I stopped in to talk lawyer Eric Morain when last in Paris. With a case of Frank Cornelissen 2009s resting against the wall, the avocat sat behind his desk in his art-filled office. His handsome-cherubic face is angled in by a gently silvering beard. Mail constantly beeped into his computer. Kukicha Kukicha (茎茶), or twig tea, also known as bōcha (棒茶), is a Japanese blend made of stems, stalks, and twigs. It is available as a green tea or in more oxidized processing. Kukicha has a unique flavor and aroma among teas, due to its being composed of parts of the tea plant that are excluded from most other teas. Regular Kukicha material comes from production of Sencha or Matcha. When coming from Gyokuro's production, it takes the name of Karigane (雁ヶ音 / かりがね) or Shiraore (白折 / しらおれ).

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Home Brewing Blog by BeerSmith - Making Beer at Home This week we discuss how to keg your home brewed beer with Chris Graham from MoreBeer. I highly recommend watching the video as this week Chris provides a detailed overview on kegging equipment, kegging techniques and how to make the transition from bottles to kegs! Download the MP3 File – Right Click and Save As […] Dry yeast for home brewing is sometimes maligned and often overlooked. Many years ago when I started home brewing, the quality of dry yeast included with many prepackaged kits was poor.

Gift Guide: Bottles Of Booze Art In The Age Root Based on an herbal remedy from the 1700s, Root from Art in the Age is unlike any spirit they’ve ever tried. Consider it a boozy root beer with wonderful flavors from sassafras, herbs, and sarsparilla. $30 St. George NOLA Coffee Liqueur If you’ve ever sipped NOLA-style coffee, you know it destroys every other iced coffee out there.

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