Thirsty Thursday: Ritterguts Gose

Studying for my Cicerone test is rapidly expanding my exposure to and appreciation for different beer styles. The historical German Gose style is fascinating to me as its sour, funky

Thirsty Thursday: Otter Creek Fresh Slice White IPA

Although yesterday was the official start of Fall, we’re still feeling remnants of Summer here in NYC. I’m thrilled to report that the humidity has lessened but the air is

Thirsty Thursday: Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin

Ballast Point makes damn delicious beer. Based in San Diego, their brewing style so matches their location in my opinion. I envision these really laid back dudes who appreciate the

Thirsty Thursday: Raleigh Brewery Tour

Traveling to me means many things. It means getting away, turning off my brain, experiencing the great big world we live in and most importantly, it means soaking up as many

Thirsty Thursday: Vanilla Thyme Lemonade

MUSIC PAIRING: Jason Derulo, Talk Dirty I know it’s hard to believe but I do enjoy non-alcoholic beverages. While I’m pretty sure a well-made margarita is the greatest thing on earth,

Thirsty Thursday: Lagunitas Brewery + The Hop Review

I’m very excited about this post! Today’s Thirsty Thursday is all about Lagunitas and about my newest discovery that’s quickly become my favorite. I want to tell you about The

Thirsty Thursday: 2014 Pierre-Marie Chermette Domaine du Vissoux Beaujolais

Yes, I know that’s a mouthful. Mouthful of delicious vino, that is. When Allison was in wine school, she came to visit me in Denver for a weekend. I was

Thirsty Thursday: Bronx Brewery Rye Pale Ale

Brewery adventures are the best adventures in my opinion. If I had all the free time in the world, I’d hop from brewery to brewery, speaking with brewmasters and trying

Thirsty Thursday: Racer 5

This post makes me happy and angry at the same time. See, Racer 5 is a beer that Patrick and I both love. Bear Republic is out of Sonoma County

Thirsty Thursday: Tequila Diaz

MUSIC PAIRING: Jack Johnson, On and On Bringing red wine chocolate cake to a party is certainly one way to make friends. However, when you come bearing that and a