Jack Daniels makes a variety of whiskeys, but the release of their latest offering, Tennesee Rye Unaged Whiskey, marks the first time JD has changed their recipe in over 100 years. The mashbill for this 80 proof moonshine is made up of 70% rye grain, giving it a sharper flavor than their barrel-aged sour mash whiskeys. Available in January 2013.
Whiskey expert Ian Buxton cuts through the hype and hyperbole of the spirit world to present a global guide to 101 of the world’s best, must-try whiskeys. Everyone thinks they’re an expert but, as a member of the tasting panel of the World Whiskey Awards, Buxton’s is a qualified opinion.
The idea of making “homemade” Sriracha hot sauce is ambitious. Right up there with the thought of making your own “homemade” Doritos or Budweiser. But if you’re a dreamer and know your way around a pepper patch, we found the blueprint for making Sriracha at home. Give it a shot.
Grocery shopping is a huge waste of time, especially when your cooking skill amounts to putting a frozen container in the microwave. Blue Apron is a meal delivery service that eliminates wasted time and the riddle of what’s for dinner. They deliver fresh ingredients and recipes weekly, all of them nutritious alternatives to microwaving or Mickey D’s.
A good Bloody Mary is supposed to launch you right past the hangover from the night before with a spicy, salty snap that buries the generous dose of vodka you most desperately need on Sunday morning. Instead of fumbling with your own ill-fated attempt at concocting the proper mix of spice, pour in some Stu’s and forget about it.
If the sport and lifestyle of drinking beer isn’t enough & you’re compelled to read about it, too, this book is all you. Penned by two of the world’s leading beer buffs, this book offers a thorough history of beer through the ages as well as a guide to 500 of the world’s best brews.
For the avid craft brew drinker, loose growlers are a common problem. If you don’t know what a growler is, it sounds gross but growlers are just ½ gallon refillable beer bottles. Keep yours intact for transport by dropping them into this neat little BTU (beer transport unit) before hitting the road.
The down side of eating a regular, old burger is that you’re only ingesting one type of animal. If you want more fauna for your face, try this burger. It includes a poached egg (chicken!) plus bacon (the other white meat) and a dollop of hollandaise sauce to make it slide right down.
Normally when you say you haven’t been drinking it’s a lie. With this weird French contraption that turns cocktails into vapor, you can suck some booze-infused magic mist through the special straw and get a buzz without ever having to bend the truth.
Fear not, this isn’t like wine in a box. This is a complete one-gallon beer brewing kit that includes everything you need to make two batches of your own brewskies. Two different grain recipes and 8 reusable PETA bottles plus all the other gear will get you started properly.