Beer & Food

Apple Crumble With Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Apples are one of the easiest fresh fruits to turn into a tasty desert, and they are also an easy desert fruit to pair with whiskey, two points I’ve already demonstrated with my Bourbon Baked Apples recipe. The next step up the ladder in terms of labor from baked apples is the apple crumble, which is also ...

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Red Whiskey Pork Curry Recipe

By Richard Thomas Malt whiskey, pork and curry is an idea that ought to put a smile on the face of any self-respecting Briton (and more than a few Goans as well). Two ideas define this recipe. One is my belief of long standing that the meat that goes best with whiskey is pork. This is not to say that ...

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Full Sail Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout Review (2013)

Full Sail bourbon barrel stout

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- It’s a good time to be drinking in America, with decades-long interest in craft beers, fine wines, and good spirits spurring small, high-end producers across the country. The days when your choices were “Mass Market Product A,” “Mass Market Product B,” and “Subpar Product #1” are long gone. One way in which these parallel developments ...

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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ Finishing beer in bourbon barrels isn’t a trend anymore; it’s a fixture of the craft beer scene. Yet in my book, it’s not the bourbon barrel ales that occupy center stage in this particular category. That place is reserved for bourbon barrel stouts. Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company has already made quite a splash with ...

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