FOOD and BEVERAGES

Seattle’s Hop Scotch Spring Beer & Scotch Festival

Hop Scotch Spring Beer & Scotch Festival is the premier beer, Scotch, wine and spirit tasting experience benefiting Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF). On March 30 and 31, Fremont Studios transforms into a swanky beverage tasting lounge featuring over 80 libations to swirl, sniff and sip. The unique festival allows guests to exchange lingo one-on-one […]

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Sud Savant: Firestone Walker Double Jack – Even My Wife Likes It

Everybody clamors about Parabola. The masses murmur over Abacus. But since I live in a smaller market, I wanna talk about one of their more widely available beers: Double Jack. However, I won’t really have much to talk about since I’ve never had a Firestone Walker beer before. Looks like the only way I’m going […]

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Ultimate Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe: Thanksgiving Egg Rolls

This year I added a new twist to recycling the Thanksgiving leftovers. I put aside some turkey for sandwiches and saved the body for soup. Still this year I am passing on the traditional turkey pot pie or turkey salad. My goal this year is to give you readers a new recipe and spin on […]

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Sud Savant: Brewdog & Stone Brewing Co. Bashah – What a complete 180

In the interest of full disclosure, I’d like to first say that I am the proud owner of some Equity for Punks! If you don’t know what that is yet, check it out here. After finally taking the plunge last week after a near immediate blessing from my surprisingly understanding and slightly dismissive wife (quoth […]

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Sud Savant: New Glarus Staghorn – Stylistically Accurate and Well Made

Normally, I’d ask if you’re sick of New Glarus beers yet, but since I know such a thing is as probable as the Colts winning the Super Bowl this year I’m continuing my ironman streak of reviewing New Glarus beers until my beer fridge has made room for more newcomers. It’s a dirty job, but […]

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The Voting is Over My Jim Beam Bold Choice Has Been Made

The masses have spoken. Two weeks ago I told you folks about Jim Beam’s bold choices promotion. Jim Beam is celebrating Bold Choices and the people that make them. In an era of cautiousness, bold behavior can be hard to find. So in what I feel is an effort to spice things up a bit, […]

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Sud Savant: New Glarus – Raspberry Tart

I’m glad my New Glarus kick continues because this brew has been sitting in my fridge for waaay too long. Now, New Glarus is recognized for having some world-class fruit beers. The first I had was their Wisconsin Belgian Red, but this review will be dedicated to their Raspberry Tart. Full disclosure: with all the […]

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Pope Crisco: Southern Star Pine Belt Pale Ale

Hey readers, I hope everyone has been doing well during my hiatus. Over the past four weeks I have been busy learning the ins and outs of mortgage servicing for a job in Bank of America’s mortgage department, and I have often found myself too braindead to keep things up on the ole blog. Now […]

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Miller Genuine Draft Gets New Look: Back In Black

Showcasing the brand’s global popularity, MillerCoors is unveiling a new look for Miller Genuine Draft primary and secondary packaging. Building on the brand’s heritage as the original cold-filtered “draft beer in a bottle,” the newly designed black-label packaging will highlight the brand’s fresh draft taste and connection with the energy and nighttime potential of the […]

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TMRzoo.com Is Helping Jim Beam Celebrate Bold Choices (Contest)

In an era of cautiousness, bold behavior can be hard to find. So in what I feel is an effort to spice things up a bit, Jim Beam has taken to the web to find some “bold bloggers”. Jim Beam is celebrating Bold Choices and the people that make them. They have approached me and […]

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Washington Redskins Fans Get to Show Their Skills Bud Light Fan Camp

Bud Light is bringing Redskins fans a taste of an NFL training camp when the Bud Light Fan Camp mobile experience arrives in D.C. on Sunday, October 30. Bud Light Fan Camp will be held at Redskins Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, where teams of four will be challenged to compete […]

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Kid Rock and Devil’s Cut Send 5 Fans to Show in Atlanta

I wanted follow up on the post last week about what Jim Beam Devil’s Cut was doing over the weekend on Twitter. Kid Rock and Devil’s Cut came together this weekend and scoured Twitter to find guys 21+ talking about their dull weekend plans. A handful of unsuspecting guys were sent a personalized video from […]

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This Blackberry Bourbon Reduction Gets an Upgrade from Jim Beam Devil’s Cut

I have been going a bit nutty with the Jim Beam Devil’s Cut posts these days but I absolutely love this bourbon. Devil’s Cut uses a process that extracts the very last drops of bourbon out of the oak barrels. This produces a rich oaky bourbon with wonderful vanilla undertones. It is those undertones that […]

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Suds With Securb: Top Ten Dive Bars in America 2011

It is that time of year again. The northern winds are starting to blow and the days get darker and colder. Unless you are drinking under a bridge or participating in Occupy Wall Street drinking outdoors will soon be a distant memory. As pigskins get snapped and leaf blowers get revved we find ourselves looking […]

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International Beer Festival at Lakewood Ranch Florida

The 2011 inaugural International Beer Festival will kick off this year’s Tour of Homes , and will be held from 4 – 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 on Main Street at Lakewood Ranch, FL. There will be unlimited samples of more than 100 craft and specialty beers included in admission. Pre purchased tickets will be […]

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Jim Beam Creates a Twitter Buzz with the Hashtag #DevilsCut

I don’t have the whole story just yet but there is something going on at Jim Beam. Jim Beam has been promoting their new Devil’s Cut bourbon heavily since it’s release. This is a very cool new product. Devil’s Cut uses a new process that extracts the very last of the bourbon out of the […]

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