The Drinkhacker Shopping List – 03.15.2013

Another week, another Friday rolling around and another chance for us to provide you with the Drinkhacker Shopping List: our look at the best (and worst) of our reviews over the past fortnight. And along with these fine reviews, we’ve also done several tasting reports worthy of a click-through: Tre Bicchieri Italian Wines 2013 Buffalo…

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Recipe: 2013 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail Ideas

Once again it is that festive time of year where folks, regardless of their ethnicity and cultural upbringing, can agree upon one thing: They’re Irish to the core, and always have been! Yes St. Patrick’s Day arrives on Sunday, a day for folks to wear all green clothing, consume mysterious looking green beer, and relish…

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Review: Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA

With Dogfish’s fan loyalty, this Imperial IPA from Dogfish Head can be a challenging bottle to find. The brewing process for this expression in the Dogfish lineup is quite intense, and so goes the flavor and the alcohol content. 120 Minute IPA goes through a unique brewing process that incorporates a massive amount of hops.…

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Drinkhacker Reads – 03.14.2013 – Iron Maiden Launches Its Own Beer

It’s been a bit since we’ve had a celebrity product endorsement or creation that really caught our attention, but this latest offering made us raise our fists and give the appropriate salute. Legendary metal band Iron Maiden has collaborated with Robinson’s to create The Trooper, the first in what will hopefully be a long-standing collaboration…

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Review: Bowmore Dorus Mor Small Batch 10 Years Old

Known overseas as “Tempest,” this limited edition of Bowmore has an unfortunate trademark issue in the U.S. so, for its arrival on our shores it’s been rechristened as “Dorus Mor,” a tidal gate near the Isle of Mull. Classic, if slightly young, Bowmore, this Islay whisky is an iconic expression of what Bowmore does best.…

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Drinkhacker Reads – 03.13.2013 – Where Beer Nuts and Bull Nuts Collide

As we reported back in December, the HBO hit series Game of Thrones is launching its own line of beers in collaboration with New York based brewery Ommegang. Bloomberg Business Daily reminds us that the beer is on its way to shelves right now just in time for the third season premiere of Game of…

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Review: 3 Big Bottom Bourbons, 2012 Releases

I’m an unofficial member of the Big Bottom fan club, having gushed about the company’s 2 year old and 3 year old Port-finished Bourbons in the past. The 4 year olds sold out pretty much immediately, but Oregon-based proprietor Ted Pappas just can’t quit. His latest series includes a collection of three 5 year old…

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Book Review: The 40 Minute Irish Whiskey Guide

Few books could be more appropriate for the celebration leading up to St. Patrick’s Day than a resource guide to Irish whiskey, one of which conveniently just arrived in our inbox. At a mere 40 pages in length, 27Press’ 40-Minute Irish Whiskey Guide is a brisk read, and could prove debatable as to whether or…

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