Drinkhacker Reads – 07.21.2014 – ID That Old Whiskey!

Rare is our chance to talk about the world of sports on the site, but this one is worth it: the New England Patriots (an NFL football team, for our international friends) are suing Bacardi after the mega-company walked away from a deal involving a new pavilion to be built on stadium grounds: Casa Bacardi. [Boston…

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Recipe: National Tequila Day, 2014 Edition

July 24th brings us another mid-week holiday we can all get together and celebrate: the 2014 edition of National Tequila Day. We offered some great tequila recipes last year, but here’s a few more that have come across our inbox you might want to check out. The Garden Fresh Skinny Summerita Created by Travis London,…

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Review: Berentzen Bushel & Barrel Apple Whiskey and Icemint Schnapps

Founded in 1758 in Haselünne, Germany, Berentzen is known for its eponymous apple liqueur, as well as some other fruit liqueurs. The company is expanding — hey, 250 years is long enough to wait — recently adding two new products to its lineup. We got ’em both, and put them to the Drinkhacker test. Berentzen Bushel…

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Review: Eel River Brewing Emerald Triangle IPA

Eel River Brewing Company recently released this new American IPA, which will become a seasonal release. “Emerald Triangle” is sub-brand to Eel River (which you can find listed if you read the smaller text on the side of the label), but really it’s just the world Emerald that you’ll spot on the shelf. The Triangle…

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Review: Green Flash Road Warrior Imperial Rye IPA

Let’s not mince words: This brewery may have a cult following, but Green Flash Brewing Company’s logo and labels are decidedly uninviting to the point where they look like they could be marketing a cleaning product. And this is the new label. Pay no attention to what’s on the label. San Diego-based Green Flash’s just-released…

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Review: Crown Royal Monarch 75th Anniversary Blend

Crown Royal is one of the most popular whiskeys on the planet, and for deserved reason. It’s a straightforward, balanced, and dare-I-say-smooth spirit. It mixes well, and it’s an easy straight sipper. Who doesn’t like Crown? Crown Royal’s history dates back to 1939, when a Canadian entrepreneur crafted a local whisky for the then-royal couple, King…

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The Drinkhacker Shopping List – 07.18.2014

Welcome to another edition of the Shopping List, our bi-weekly look back at the best and worst of what we’ve reviewed over the last few weeks, and we’ve certainly reviewed a generous amount of stuff. While we did review quite a bit of wine over the last two weeks, perhaps the biggest news was the marathon…

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Review: Tattle Tea Tea & Wine Infusion Kit

Tea drinkers and wine drinkers can finally come together, thanks to Tattle Tea’s straightforwardly named Tea & Wine Infusion Kit. In case there’s any mystery: You’re infusing the wine with tea. Tattle Tea provides the bags of tea (premeasured to work with a single bottle of wine), you provide the wine. You can get the…

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