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Bodegas Franco-Espanolas Rioja Bordon Reserva 2009

by PNM Editors September 29th, 2016
Another week in fall, another bottle of red. Much like the Rioja from last week, this was an enjoyable bottle of wine.

The second half of September has been a harsh introduction to fall in New Hampshire. The weather changed from humid, summer-like conditions that required
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Bodegas Franco-Espanolas Bordon Reserva

by PNM Editors September 22nd, 2016
You know how there's the fashion rule that white shouldn't be worn only between Memorial Day and Labor Day? It's a rule that I follow most of the time. In the world of wine drinking I have a similar rule. Whites in the spring and summer; reds in the fall and winter. While this isn't a hard and fast rule, because some days just call for whatever wine I'm craving, it's one that usually suits my palate's preference.

So, very conveniently,
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Jose Cuervo Cinge: Get Ready for A Surprise

by TK September 22nd, 2016
Ok, be honest here for a second, you have never even had a passing thought that tequila and cinnamon should go together in into your mouth at the same time.  These two flavors are not things that are deeply rooted together in the culinary or libation lexicon.  Everyone is familiar with cinnamon liqueurs; infused vodkas and whiskeys are all too common.  But putting the cinnamon flavor with fermented agave is something altogether different, and that is exactly what Jose
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  • Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon

    by TK September 15th, 2016
    The American whiskey sales explosion has shown no sign of slowing down.  There are new distilleries and new brands hitting the market every month.  The global markets can't get enough of the oak flavor that comes with most American whiskeys.  So with all of this expansion it is always great to go back to a brand that has been around since the 19th century and do a little tasting. 
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  • Blanton’s Bourbon: Depth and Sweetness

    by TK September 8th, 2016
    It is not often that you get to review a liquor that you have grown to love.   Love may feel like a strong word for many people when you use it to describe a distilled liquid that is meant to enhance your life experience, but Blanton's Bourbon is a love for me.  Everything about the caramel, sweet-tasting bourbon is something that I can close my eyes and feel.  I am
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  • Blackberry Cider- Dressing up a Bottled Beverage

    by Michele September 1st, 2016
    I don't like beer; I never have. I find its taste to be off-putting and not enjoyable in the least. However, having discovered hard cider a couple years ago, I find most to be quite tasty.  (The most does not include ciders that are more beer-like.)  The discovery of hard cider has been quite useful.  When in a bar with a bartender who doesn't seem to know his way
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