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 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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