Today is a day that you may want a strong drink. It might as well be scotch, right?
Doublebock beer, also called doppelbock beer, is a German brew that is hearty, malty and rich. Originally a literal meal-replacement for monks during fasting periods, it packs a lot of flavor in a bottle. If you are interested, or already a fan, I’ve got a recommendation in this style for you: Troeg’s Troegenator Doublebock.
Infusing liquor! Not as difficult as it sounds. Turns out, if you’ve got a bit of time and attention to spare, you can infuse your own batches for holiday gifts, and have leftovers to learn how to make some great cocktails, too. Today I am going to tell you how to create your own allspice dram. After the recipe, I’ll give you some ideas for what cocktails to make, perfect for warming us during these long winter nights.
Oh yes, the title game is on point today. Whether you were drawn to this review out of appreciation for nursery rhyme puns, or a sincere interest in what beers the Cursory Cook recommends, today will be a good day for you. The verdict is in, and you should definitely give Uinta’s Baba Black Lager a try.
Welcome to round two of the search for the best pumpkin beer! Last week I sampled some ales and decided that Dogfish Head’s 2016 Punkin Ale was the best of that batch. This week it’s time to test a few imperial pumpkin ales and a pumpkin IPA. So who’s the winner in this second sampling? That would be…
Pumpkin beer is a harbinger of the fall season, and with the micro- and nano-brewery boom in the last 5-10 years, there are a ton of different brands to choose from. I have been ambivalent about pumpkin beers in the past, my impressions ranging from “meh” to “ew this is disgusting”, but I knew there had to be at least one type out there that could be a trusty go-to during this season. As a public service, only out of my concern for your beer-drinking welfare, I sampled about ten different types and brands, and wrote about them so maybe you can find a great pumpkin beer to match your tastes, too. Continue reading “Search for the Great Pumpkin [Beer]: Part 1”