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Always carry a large flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.
How many times have you sliced into a tasteless, bone-dry turkey on Thanksgiving wishing your fowl had not run afoul in the oven? This year, try frying your bird instead. The skin will be crispy and the meat will be juicy. This is more than a recipe, this is our guide for Deep Fried Turkey.
A few years back, I was enamored by the Snake Bite, an ultra-sleek bottle opener that doubles as my keyring. But I never used the “portable” opener in my home bar. Enter the Mamba.
Need to chill sixtel or corny kegs for an upcoming party this summer? Sometimes you don’t want your kegged beer to tie you down to just one location. Build custom beer dispensation that no one else has!
Do you enjoy drinking a frosty one outdoors but hate that freezing fingertips feeling? The Drinking Jacket 2.0 is a feature-packed hoodie and the ultimate imbibing buddy! This high-quality hoodie will help you open, transport and consume the beverage of your choice.
We all know that Glenlivet and Glenfiddich can’t hold up to the peaty tang of Glengoolie Scotch Whisky. Certainly Sterling Archer knows. Now you can enjoy your favorite mid-range scotch from these Glengoolie rocks glasses.
The Perfect Drink scale and app is a modern bartender’s buddy. It will help you consistently create cocktails that are well-measured and well-received, whether at the kitchen counter or the home bar. In fact I can see an actual bartender using this to ooohs and aaahs in a fancy NYC bar. It’s a fusion of old timey, multiple ingredient drink recipes and modern sheen.
The popularity of our original recipe and guide for deep frying a turkey has prompted good comment discussion… there is a lot of great information. But that particular post became a knowledge-base of hard-to-find tips. So with that in mind, I re-read and culled the best information that may not be in our guide.
With the year of Back to the Future Part II coming to a close, it’s time to look ahead to the next big date in sci-fi, flying-car, future history. 2019 marks the year of Blade Runner and it’s time to get ready for it.
“Big Beer” is getting even bigger. Anheuser-Busch InBev is expanding–yet again. SABMiller accepted a takeover bid valued at over $100 billion from Anheuser-Busch InBev in a deal that would form a company that would control nearly a third of the global beer market. This is bad for you. Here’s why.
Every summer I head to a beautiful island off the coast of Maine named Chebeague. The water on the ferry trip to the island is dotted with lines of lobster trap buoys… a certain sign that once you land, the crustaceans will be waiting.
Anchor Steam is the best known of the eight beers crafted by this still-small San Francisco brewery. (Others you may have heard about include Liberty Ale and Old Foghorn Ale.)
I sometimes feel like the prodigal son when I’m out in the pubs or at my local beer warehouse, pulling down bottles of every strange brew I’ve never before sampled. After all the sampling, and all the experimenting, I often find myself coming home and popping open a bottle of a tried and true favorite masterpiece. Such is the case with Anchor Liberty Ale.
I’ve been drinking a fair amount of Abita beer over the last month or two. I’m trying to identify a house signature while at the same time becoming familiar with the entire Abita family of beers. It’s not that I find Abita particularly fascinating — I don’t, mostly because their beers tend towards lighter bodied brews than I usually prefer, but I enjoy the tasting challenges anyway. My latest foray into the Abita product line is Purple Haze.
While sharing his wisdom on life with Bart one day, Homer Simpson told his son to never be afraid of weasling out of things. “It’s what separates men from animals…except for weasels.” he said. I couldn’t agree more, and while I’ve been weasling out of finishing up with my tasting notes on the Abita product line, I’m finally figuring that maybe I should be un-weasel like today and pop open a cool Abita Amber and see how it stacks up against the rest of the Abita stable of brews.
We’ll be blunt: there are hundreds of nice bottle openers on the market and dozens that we’d love to have in our pockets or using in our home bars. But the fork-toothed Original Snake Bite is anything but blunt.