Appleton Estates Signature Blend Review

What Is Appleton Estates? Appleton Estates is one of the oldest rum producers in the Caribbean. While not a high-flow mass producer like Bacardi, Appleton Estates’ focus is far more on quality over availability. The Signature Blend is their entry-level offering. You can expect to shell out around $20 for a 750ml bottle. Nose According…… Continue reading Appleton Estates Signature Blend Review

Elijah Craig Small Batch 1789 Review

Who is Elijah Craig? Elijah Craig was a preacher who considered to be the father of bourbon. Bourbon is more or less American whiskey as Scotch is Scottish whiskey. Elijah Craig Small Batch by Heaven Hill is a great introduction to bourbon for a newbie. At about $30 for a 750ml bottle, you won’t feel…… Continue reading Elijah Craig Small Batch 1789 Review

The Virginia Beer Company Pie Problem Gose Ale Review

A Key Lime Pie Flavored Beer, What? The Craft Beer market is in an amazing place right now. Beer makers large and small are doing outright ridiculous things with beer. Pie Problem is Williamsburg, Virginia’s The Virginia Beer Co. take on Key Lime Pie and I must say it is surprisingly good. While this gose-style…… Continue reading The Virginia Beer Company Pie Problem Gose Ale Review

Evil Santa Spiced Milk Stout Review

Stout is definitely not for everybody or at least not for every day. Prior to today, I’d only had a stout beer on one other occasion, at a bar, on a whim. Evil Santa The Virginia Beer Company’s take on stout, Evil Santa, tastes almost exactly the same as the Guinness Stout I remember having…… Continue reading Evil Santa Spiced Milk Stout Review

Hornitos Reposado Tequila Review

Whenever you enter an establishment and see tequila being served, you should be assured that good times are to be had. Hornitos Reposado, according to the Hornitos website, was one of the first widely available reposados. What Is Reposado? Reposado tequila is a lightly tinted tequila, normally only aged a few months. Anejo, the more…… Continue reading Hornitos Reposado Tequila Review

Crown Royal Peach – Peach Flavored Whisky Review

Peach Flavored Whisky In the late winter, early spring of the past few years has been the signal of the beginning of the Crown Royal Peach season. Following flavors, apple, vanilla, and caramel, the peaches’ seasonal availability creates a buzz unlike any other. The first year it was available I was not interested as I…… Continue reading Crown Royal Peach – Peach Flavored Whisky Review

Four Roses Bourbon Review

What is Four Roses? The story of Four Roses Bourbon is one of love as depicted in the story told on the bottle. Dating back to the late 19th century, Four Roses is regarded as one of the better bargain brands in bourbon. Coming in at between 20 and 25 dollars, the entry level Four…… Continue reading Four Roses Bourbon Review

Ginger Beer aka The Mule, Refreshment With A Kick

The Mexican Mule

Ginger Beer? When it comes to spring and summer cocktails, lite and refreshing is the key. As the temperature begins to rise, and clothes become skimpy, adults tend to enjoy socializing with an alcoholic beverage. While most mixers are just cheap fillers, ginger beer adds a surprisingly refreshing kick that you are sure to enjoy.…… Continue reading Ginger Beer aka The Mule, Refreshment With A Kick