About 6 months ago, I reached out to BarProducts.com and applied for their ‘bartender of the month’ competition. And in the month of September, I won! Fantastic news :-). What made it even better though was that after I won,
Here’s the breakdown on the Rhône Valley: Located in southeast France, along 125 miles of the river, there is a distinct division between Northern and Southern Rhône, and between the wines as well as the land, climate, customs, and food.
The German word “lagern” means to store or stock. Despite the current craft beer boom and the proliferation of domestic ales, lager beer styles such as Pilsner are by far the most popular beers in the United States. Since “to
At some point, almost every true beer fan toys with the idea of brewing his own. The notion is definitely tempting: the costs are relatively low, the results relatively good, and will clearly be put to better use than six
Beer classification typically splits into two groups—ales and lagers—determined by the type of yeast used to spur fermentation. Ale uses top-fermenting yeast, and lager uses bottom-fermenting yeast. However, most ale and lager yeasts are cultured; they are hybrid products, exhibiting
The grapes used for making brandy vary according to the geographic region of the spirit’s production, as do refinements to the process. Sherries, for example, range from sweet to dry, and none of them taste like Cognac. However, but the
Spirits made from grains such as corn, barley, and rye date back a few thousand years—ancient Egyptians enjoyed a form of beer, for example. Whiskey, however, is of more recent origin. Although whiskey has been made for centuries, few people