Monthly Archives: October 2013

Blind Twitter Whisky Tasting – Live tonight at 8pm EST #USATT

October 29th, 2013|

Samples

What whisky could be inside these mystery containers?  We shall find out!

Blind Twitter Whisky Tasting – Live tonight at 8pm EST

Please join me tonight as I sample 4 whisky samples blind along with a panel of experts.  You can follow the action using the hashtag USATT. 

My partners in crime will be:

Johanne McInnis (@whiskylassie)

The Casks (@The_Casks)

Eric Burke (@arok)

Josh Feldman (@cooperdtot)

Bozkurt Karasu (@bozkurtkarasu)

and

Smoky Beast (@SmokyBeast)

 

We were mailed 4 Scotch Whisky samples that we will taste blind.  At the end of the tasting, [...]

The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch 12 Year Single Barrel Review

October 23rd, 2013|

Balvenie

The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch 12 Year Single Barrel Review

By: Fork & Stave

Proof: 95.6 Proof (47.8% ABV)

Cask Number: 12745   Bottle Number: 27

Rating:  4 Barrels(4 out of 5)

While I was in London this past Spring for work, I visited a local liquor store, looking for something unique.  After explaining my love for American whiskey to the shop owner and describing the taste profiles I enjoy in a great dram, he pointed me to this [...]

Fork & Stave Pretzel Bun Recipe

October 10th, 2013|

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PB1

Pretzel Bun Recipe

 

By: Fork & Stave

 

I’ve been looking for a good recipe for a pretzel bun that I could use when I’m making hamburgers or grilled chicken sandwiches.  It took some research along with several test batches, but I’ve put together a really easy recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Package active dry yeast (easy to find in the baking aisle)
  • 1 ½ Cup warm water (I used [...]