When it comes to making clear magic in a chilled glass, follow the experts, not the meme. Stir, never shake.
That confidence with the egg often stops somewhere near that line separating our kitchens from our bars, though
But rye deserves better. With it’s floral notes, spicy first pass across the palette and perfumed aroma, rye’s complexities mean it’s never dull.
In a whiskey scene increasingly populated with dorm-room dreck filled with cinnamon or honey or apples, rye stands out as a truly different sort of whiskey. That built-in complexity has rye not only gaining in popularity among cocktail aficionados, but among distillers who realize that those layers of flavor offer them a chance to get a little weird.
The sad truth is, despite all of its documented wonders, alcohol just isn’t that good for you. And beyond the potential damage it can do to your liver, it also comes packed with plenty of carbohydrates, sugars and calories — three serious no-nos for anyone rocking a dutiful diet regimen.
If you want to wow the guests with your Colorado-made booze choices, you probably need to snag something harder than beer. And no better way to do that than to mix some of the Mile High State’s best spirits with some well-known holiday classics.
The 11th Annual Hops for Habitat event benefiting Aurora’s Plains Conservation Center has become not just a place to get a taste of great craft brews, but the sole event in Aurora that brings just about every craft brewer in the southeast metro area to one place.
When you think back to last summer and you immediately start salivating while thinking about the best beer of the season, you’re probably thinking about where you enjoyed it and with whom
A beer for every season and one for every taste.
“The easiest way to rack up calories is with alcohol, because it adds up pretty quickly,” she says.
I’m the first to admit that most breweries aren’t the magical places you’d expect them to be. Most of them don’t have televisions and very few offer anything more than popcorn — and even that’s barely edible. Breweries are fairly quiet, open spaces where one should consume and contemplate beer, pay for it and make way […]