Did you know that today, May 9th, is National Moscato Day? Produced from the muscat grape–one of the oldest known varietals–this sweeter wine is typically enjoyed at meal’s end but has more versatility than you think.
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If you enjoy full flavored beers, Imperial Stout is a style with your name on it. If your name is Barrel Noir, then Almanac Beer Company’s 10%er literally has your name right on it. You might have an odd name but if it’s any consolation, your beer is nothing short of spectacular.
The famed company that has supplied the little paper-wrapped bottles of bitters to bartenders from around the world is on the map with their incredibly crafted rums…Though Angostura’s rums have been around since the 1940′s, they are getting easier to find state-side. The Trinidadian brand is a staple name for mixologists and a stamp of quality for their entire line of products. We recently met up with Angostura’s distiller, John Georges on his visit to San Francisco to chat with him about Angostura’s newest creation–Angostura Legacy–an incredibly special blend of seven of Angostura’s top rums, making an absolutely stunning product that captures an impeccable craft and a colorful history–and has earned itself the title as the most expensive rum in the world, with a price tag of $25,000. Even if you find yourself itching to grab a bottle, you’ll have to move quickly–they are incredibly limited. Only 20 were produced worldwide, and each comes [...]
On Tuesday, February 12th, Cerverceria de MateVeza (3801 18th St.) celebrated SF Beer Week with the release of an dessert-inspired collaboration: Salted Caramel Ale. In the world of craft beer, collabs occur all the time. What makes this beer exceptionally unique is that it’s the product of a combined effort between MateVeza and nearby ice cream icon Bi-Rite Creamery.
I sure do love being in the Bay Area for SF Beer Week. An oft-overlooked aspect of all the frivolity is that it often spills well outside of San Francisco proper into surrounding areas. This past weekend was a perfect example as the East Bay was clearly the place to be.