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Coffee Fruit Drink – The Other Side of Coffee

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January 26, 2021

 

 
The Other Side Of Coffee is a Coffee Fruit-based beverage produced from the fruit found around the coffee bean.
Contrary to popular belief, coffee is more than just a bean. In fact, every coffee bean is surrounded by a fruit. A fruit that looks like it could be a very…


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Evan Williams Bottled In Bond Review | Mixed Up With TGM

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December 16, 2020

Distillery: Heaven Hill

Proof: 100 ABV: 50%

Mash Bill: 78% Corn 10% Rye 12% Malted Barley

Aged 4 Years (BIB Standard)

 

 

Evan Williams white label (or Evan Williams Bottled In Bond) has a strong brown sugar, vanilla, and caramel nose on it. Florals and malt also sit lightly and gently on the nose,…


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Sip Shine Canned Alcoholic Drinks

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December 11, 2020

 

 
“An easier sipping shine with great lakes region inspired sweetness.”
 

Classification: Ready To Drink (RTD) Cocktail

Company: Sip Shine

Proof: 40 ABV: 20%

Location: Michigan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sip Shine is a ready-to-drink, flavored moonshine cocktail that combines favorite flavors of iced teas and lemonades with premium moonshine. Don’t let the word moonshine scare you away from…


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Southern Grace Distillery -Conviction Bourbon

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March 7, 2020

 

Mount Pleasant Prison opened in 1929 when Prohibition was at its peak, now ironically it is the home of 14,000 gallons of aging bourbon.  It has gone from jail for the moonshiners and bootleggers to a small batch (legal) distillery.  Now renamed Southern Grace Distillery, you will hear music…


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Golden Road Brewing is an L.A. Original

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March 1, 2020

Golden Road Brewing isn’t just another craft beer.
Golden Road Brewing is an L.A. original, I’ve always seen their beer in the stores.  I’ve just never committed to picking them up.  I’ve always felt like Golden Road was just another craft beer in a fancy can.  In July I went…


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Limousin Rye Review

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March 23, 2019

Apple pie liqueur is the limoncello of Wisconsin, it’s right up there with cheese curds and boiled hamburgers. 

While in attendance at the 2019 Whisky X event in Santa Monica, I came across several whiskeys, unfortunately none of them stood out like Limousin Rye stood out.  Limousin Rye is from…


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La Luna Mezcal

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March 7, 2019

La Luna Mezcal was first introduced to me at the Cigar and Spirits Tasting Event in Newport Beach, CA by way of a representative from Puente International Spirits.  La Luna is harvested and produced sustainably and biodynamically in Etucuaro, Michocan, Mexico.  Mezcal itself has been prominent in Mexico since…


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The Whisky X

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January 31, 2019

Due to the popularity and the growing industry, whiskey events are popping up everywhere.
The whiskey industry has become what the craft beer industry has become.  Whiskey is on track to become the largest grossing spirit of the year 2022, so it’s no surprise in the increase of awareness that…


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Pumpkin Spice Season Is Upon Us

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September 11, 2018

Pumpkin Spice season has officially begun, this marks the beginning of fall for many.  For others, the official start of Fall is still weeks away.
Mid-August, and it seems that the invasion of pumpkin spice everything has already begun.  Pumpkin spice cereal, pumpkin spice granola, and the ever-popular pumpkin spice latte. …

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Sierra Norte Corn Whiskey: Review

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April 28, 2018

Normally when you think of corn whiskey you wouldn’t think of Oaxaca Mexico.  Sierra Norte Corn Whiskey will get you thinking otherwise.  Being born and bred in Iowa, I would like to think that corn only comes from the mid-west and corn whiskey also from there.  I am a…