Category Archives: Beverages

Quick Takes III – Five Points Pizza and More

We made an overnight trip to Nashville recently to attend my nephew’s birthday party, so we were able to enjoy an afternoon and evening to ourselves while The Boy got to have fun with his cousin and grandparents. First, we … Continue reading

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Cider Roundup III: New Flavors

I picked up two new varieties of cider last week. One wasn’t completely new so much as it was wrapped in a new label – Woodchuck Fall Harvest. I found it at Kroger. The other was Ace Perry Hard Cider, … Continue reading

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Cider Roundup II: Alternate Fruits

Most of the hard cider I’ve drunk has been made with just apples. My favorite ciders, or perhaps more accurately, my favorite commercially available ciders, are all just plain apple cider. This roundup is about ciders made from, in whole … Continue reading

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Cider Roundup I

I like hard cider. I like it a lot, and I try every new brand and variant I comes across, always hoping to find one that’s better than my favorites. This is a roundup of my favorite ciders. First, though, … Continue reading

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The Duke of Crisp – A New Cider from Les Ault

… My buddy Les Ault handed me a bottle of his latest creation yesterday, The Duke of Crisp. As a new dad, I don’t have much time these days to just relax and enjoy an adult beverage, but I made … Continue reading

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Dining at Home – Two Great Tastes

We decided to eat in tonight, and I’m very glad we did.  My wife prepared a couple of ribeye steaks that were as good as any steakhouse steak I’ve had in a very long time.  All she added to the … Continue reading

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My Favorite Adult Beverage – Hard Cider

I’ve never developed a taste for beer.  Sure, I can drink it, but I’ve yet to find a beer I actually like, especially not from the first sip.  Given that some of my best friends are serious home-brewers, I know … Continue reading

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