Following up on yesterday’s posts in case you don’t like purple drinks, may I suggest some Apple themed cocktails for Friday’s big game instead? Head over to Pinterest and just do a quick search for Apple Cocktails to see your options – given the early kick-off, I’m leaning towards the Mimosa or Bellini choices, mmm Advertisements Continue reading Apple Cup Cocktails
Another local popular drink in Basque country is Sidre, aka cider. Typically served by the bottle, with a fancy pour spout to help aerate it from up high BK tried his hand at it, did pretty well: and one restaurant had an impressive bronze-ish sculpture built into the bar Continue reading Sidre
touched down in London-town, first spot of the morning was the Burough Market near London Bridge, full of food stalls to choose a meal from, and featuring lots of of folks wandering about with a glass of wine in hand- nice! I settled on a delicious “Heidi” pie from Pieminister, which I washed down with a cider from New Forest Cider. Since it was early … Continue reading a pie & a pint
As part of our Hobbiton Tour we got to grab a drink at the Green Dragon – while it would have been more fun to hang there with some singing hobbits instead of a bunch of tourists it’s still a cool addition to the Shire. I got the cider… Continue reading Drinking at the Green Dragon
Spent the morning at the South Melbourne Market where a small bottle shop, Swords Select, was tasting two ginger beers. Unlike most ginger beers in the states these even had booze in them! The first was actually a Lime Cider with ginger which I really enjoyed and bought a bottle to enjoy later. The second was traditional ginger beer with a definite bite. This shop … Continue reading Market tastings
Stopped by Chuck’s on the way home to celebrate with two flights so we could sample all eight options. Here’s our thoughts: Anthem Hopped Cider: sweet start, abrupt dry finish, but sweet left on lips Snow drift Orchard Select: lots of bubbles, strong apple taste, full-bodied and balanced. A fancy alcoholic Martinellis. Seattle Cider Semi-Sweet: already a fan of the cans, good on draft … Continue reading cider week at Chuck’s!
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