Tasting gin – Hendrick’s small batch hand-crafted and Bombay Sapphire London Dry.
Two bottles of Italian liqueurs have been languishing in the liquor cabinet and threatened with drain pouring and bottle recycling by the Keeper of the Cabinet (aka spouse). “Oh, noooo…” say I in my best Mr. Bill impersonation. But what will we do with Amaro Montenegro and Amaro CioCiaro? First, we taste. Amaro is aContinue reading “Amaro and the Italian American”
In the spirit of drinking games that have you take a sip whenever a word or phrase is spoken, we’ve adapted our version to Philadelphia’s Action News and the code word is “Schuylkill” (pronounced SKOO-kul). Since we’re new to the area, the place name Schuylkill has a novel sound to our unfamiliar ears. And itContinue reading “A “State” Of Mistaken Identity”
Sailor Jerry is a spiced Caribbean rum with flavors of vanilla, cinnamon, and molasses.
Apple Cider Cocktail Lab Revisited
Youth doesn’t disappear overnight, but in increments so small that you don’t even notice it’s leaving until someone else points it out.
It’s time to empty another bottle; one more for Weekend In Review and one less in the liquor cabinet.
If you follow the Winekindasseur on Twitter, you may have noticed my Monday morning posts called Weekend In Review. In the weekly photo, a few empty wine and booze bottles are lined up, ready to head out to the recycle bin. A concerned friend tweeted, “Did you guys really drink a whole bottle of Limoncello over the weekend?” No, but it’s funny you should ask…
When we got married on May 4th twenty years ago we had no idea that our anniversary date would be hijacked by Stars Wars, “May The Fourth Be With You”. Likewise, May 5th was just an ordinary day; not the Cinco de Mayo holiday that’s so popular today. As much as I love tequila and Mexican food, Cinco de Mayo will have to wait until after our two-day anniversary celebration.
Our long walk in the fresh air and sunshine has primed us for happy hour.