Sips, Suds, & Smokes
You got us over a Barrell

You got us over a Barrell

January 17, 2020

You got us over a Barrell

@barrellbourbon #bourbon #whiskey
Co hosts : Made Man Brent, Good ol Boy Harmeet, Good ol Boy Justin, and Made Man Bob
SIPS  Episode – We are speculating that Made Man Maury got kidnapped somewhere between KY and TN. Kinda like these blends from Barrell Bourbon.  We’re professionals and can do all of this without pants. Please don’t try this at home. We taste, discuss, and rate the following products 1-5:

Barrell Bourbon Batch 17 SIPS -4

Barrell Bourbon Batch 18 SIPS -4

Barrell Bourbon Batch 19 SIPS -3

Barrell Bourbon Dovetail SIPS -4

Barrell Bourbon Infinite Barrel Project SIPS -2

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This episode was sponsored by:

Fine Spirits Wine & Spirits – largest selection of whiskey in FL

http://finespirits.net/

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Simple wins again

Simple wins again

January 10, 2020

Simple wins again

@lagunitasbeer @SierraNevada @MothersBrewing @2RoadsBrewing @EvilTwinBrewing @MillerCoors @HVBrewery #bestof2019 #beer #suds
Co hosts : Good ol Boy Dave, Good ol Boy Kendall , Rev Mark , Good ol Boy Sparky , Good ol Boy Mike, and Good ol Gal Julieanna

 SUDS  Episode – Just when you think you know us and what we think is best, whammy. Our Best of SUDS 2019 is filled with lots of whammy towards the simple side. With the continued overwhelming use of lactose in 2019, we decided to get back to traditional beer in our top choices. Oh, there was great beer all the way around, but did it have to include roasted toffee marshmallows? We taste, discuss, and rate the following products 1-5:

 

  1. Dave’s pick:   Lagunitas DayTime IPA 4% ABV   Lagunitas Brewing Company Petaluma California

SUDS-3

 

  1. Kendall’s pick: Celebration Fresh Hop IPA 6.8% ABV Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Chico California

SUDS-5

 

  1. Rev Mark’s pick: Materfamilias barrel-aged stout 11% ABV Mother’s Brewing Company Springfield MO

SUDS- 5

 

  1. Julieanna’s pick: Two Evil: Saigon Scooter Selfie. 9.5% coffee stout collab with Two Roads Brewing Company Stratford CT and Evil Twin Brewing Brooklyn NY

SUDS-5

 

  1. Sparky’s pick. Coors Banquet 5% ABV lager Coors Brewing Company Golden, CO

SUDS-5

 

  1. Mike’s pick: Bloom and Empyrean Sour DIPA 8% ABV Hudson Valley Brewery Beacon, NY

SUDS-5

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Still tastes like dirt

Still tastes like dirt

January 3, 2020

Still tastes like dirt

@RutledgeDistill @monocaskism @brownforman @AberlourVC @Ardbeg @btownbourbon @GlencairnWhisky @straightup615 #bestof2019 #whiskey #whisky #scotch
Co hosts : Made Man Brent, Made Man Maury, Good ol Boy Harmeet, Good ol Boy Justin, and Made Man Bob
SIPS  Episode – Our Best of SIPS 2019 episode is the culmination of tasting hundreds of products this season. We tried to select products you can find. The measure of innovation continues to increase with new distilleries, new grain choices, secondary finish barrels. Our best of choices cover a global landscape with 3 Scotches to join the 4 American Bourbons.  We taste, discuss, and rate the following products 1-5:

Cream of Kentucky 11.5 SIPS -5

Single Cask Nation Invergordon 43yo Single Grain  SIPS -5

Brown Forman King of Kentucky 2019 SIPS – 5

Baker’s 13 yr SIPS -5

Aberlour Abundah-Alba SIPS – 5

Ardbeg Drum SIPS – 5

Bardstown Bourbon Discovery Series SIPS - 5

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This episode was sponsored by:

Glencarin Whiskey Glass – Like good whisky, this glass has plenty of character

https://www.glencairnwhiskyglass.com/

Fine Spirits Wine & Spirits – largest selection of whiskey in FL

http://finespirits.net/

 

Made Man Brent Pour™ = 4.5oz or just below the rim of any glass you are using

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For any occasion

For any occasion

December 27, 2019

For any occasion

@champagnehenriot @GHMUMM @ChampagneCollet #champagne #nye #sparkingwine
Co hosts : Made Man Maury, Good ol Boy Harmeet, Good ol Gal Denise, and Made Man Bob
SIPS  Episode – We managed to butcher every French pronunciation, except for Bob, he’s special. In the middle of that less than professional moment, we discuss champagne from G.H. Mumm, Henriot, and Collet. Not just for New Year’s Eve, Weddings, but for any occasion, like Tuesday.   We taste, discuss, and rate the following champagne 1-5:

G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge - NV - 45% Pinot Noir, 25% Pinot Meunier, 30% Chardonnay - 3 SIPS

G.H Mumm Cordon Rouge Rose – NV -60% Pinot Noir, 22% Chardonnay, 18% Pinot Meunier

3 SIPS

Champagne Henriot Blanc de Blanc – NV -100% Chardonnay - 4 SIPS

Champagne Henriot Brut Souverain – NV - 50% Chardonnay - 45% Pinot Noir 5% Pinot Meunier - 3 SIPS

Champagne Henriot Rose – NV – 50% Pinot noir 10% Pinot Meunier 40% Chardonnay - 4 SIPS

Champagne Collet Brut Art Deco – NV  40% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir, 20% Pinot Meunier 4 SIPS

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How many U’s in Hoosier

How many U’s in Hoosier

December 20, 2019

How many U’s in Hoosier

@CSBrewing @MetazoaBrewing @Barehandsbrew @18thStreetBrew #beer #craftbeer #indianabeer
Co hosts : Good ol Boy Drew, Good ol Boy Kendall, Good ol Boy Tim , Good ol Gal Julieanna, and Good ol Boy Dave
SUDS  Episode –  A destination episode featuring Indiana. Lots of great beer to discuss from 4 different breweries. Tim has lactose and mommy issues. Dave pulls out the big and complicated tasting descriptors – Corn & Fart in the Wind.  We taste and discuss the following beers from Indiana:

Lazer Raptor- 5.9% ABV Gose with cranberries, lime and sea salt.  Central State Brewing Company Indianapolis IN  SUDS-3

Puppy Slumber Party 6.9% ABV Peanut Butter Milk Stout.  Metazoa Brewing Company Indianapolis IN SUDS-3

Hoppopotamus IPA 7% ABV IPA with Citra and Mosaic hops.  Metazoa Brewing Company Indianapolis, IN SUDS-4

Mom and Dad Hazy IPA 6.3% ABV NEIPA with oats, milk sugar and Idaho 7.  Bare Hands Brewery Granger, IN SUDS-4

Drain the Swamp DIPA 8% ABV Bare Hands Brewery Granger, IN SUDS-4

Hunter-  Double milk stout with lactose and cocoa nibs 8%ABV 18th Street Brewery Hammond, IN SUDS-4

Hunter Vanilla – Double Milk stout with lactose and cocoa nibs and vanilla 8.5% ABV 18th Street Brewery Hammond, IN SUDS-3

Velvet Cashmere Pale Ale brewed with Cashmere hops 4.5% ABV 18th Street Brewery Hammond, IN SUDS-2

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All Aboard

All Aboard

December 18, 2019

All Aboard

@Stmworks #beer #craftbeer #britishcolumbia
Co hosts : Good ol Boy Tim, Good ol Boy Kendall, Good ol Boy Drew , Good ol Gal Julieanna, and Good ol Boy Dave
SUDS  Episode – Quick Shot Episode with a brewery takeover episode featuring Steamworks. Could this bring hope that there is good beer in Canada? A pilsner is a mix pack?  We taste and discuss and rate the following beer 1-5 with 5 being the best:

Flagship IPA SUDS - 3

Pale Ale SUDS -3

Heroica Red Ale SUDS - 4

Pilsner SUDS - 5

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Smells like ground pork, wait that was lunch

Smells like ground pork, wait that was lunch

December 13, 2019

Smells like ground pork, wait that was lunch

@kurayoshi_whisky @matsuiwhisky @impexbev #whiskey #whisky
Co hosts : Good ol Boy Harmeet, Made Man Brent, Good ol Boy Justin, Made Man Bob

SIPS  Episode – We’re going Japanese with a Distillery takeover episode from Kurayoshi. Some of these products are recently becoming available widely worldwide. Whoever kidnapped Maury, just keep him. Post production note- no pork products for Justin.  We taste and discuss the following Kurayoshi whisky: 
Kurayoshi Pure Malt Whisky SIPS – 3

Kurayoshi 8yr Malt Whisky SIPS – 2

Kurayoshi 8yr Sherry Cask Malt Whisky SIPS – 4

Kurayoshi 12yr Malt Whisky SIPS – 4

Kurayoshi 18yr Malt Whisky SIPS – 4

Matsui Single Malt Sakura Cask SIPS – 4

Matsui Mizunara Cask SIPS – 4

Matsui The Peated SIPS – 2

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The Ganesh above my Christmas Tree

The Ganesh above my Christmas Tree

December 11, 2019

The Ganesh above my Christmas Tree

@Ardbeg @PaulJohnWhisky @glencarin #whiskey #whisky  
Co hosts : Good ol Boy Harmeet, Made Man Brent, Good ol Boy Justin, Made Man Bob

SIPS  Episode – A few limited release whiskies on this Quick Shot episode from Ardbeg and Paul John. Our resident bourbon expert is just completely stunned. We’ve added the following professional tasting notes - “Smells like a pack of Kool’s in a campfire.” We taste and discuss the following whiskey: 
Paul John Christmas Edition 2019 SIPS - 4

Ardbeg Super Nova SIPS – 5

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This episode is sponsored by Glencarin. Like a good whisky, this glass has character. Find all Glencarin’s fine products at fine retailers and online. https://www.whiskyglass.com/

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It’s bitter in the boot

It’s bitter in the boot

December 6, 2019

It’s bitter in the boot

@campari @ grappe.sibona @luxardoofficial @AmaroLucano1894 @LeVignediAlice @AgrosanSicilia #amaro #bitterliquor #amari
Co hosts : Good ol Boy Sparky, Good ol Gal Cary Ann, Good ol Boy Mike, Good ol Gal Julieanna. and Good ol Boy Dave
SIPS  Episode – Warm up those fake Italian accents, we are discussing a cornerstone of Italian beverages with amaro. Italy currently has the market on amaro, so we decided to have an all Italian amaro episode. These 8 products are just a small portion of the diverse amari from Italy. We taste and discuss the following amari:

 

  1. Amaro Braulio 21% ABV Bormio, Valtellima, Italy.  Campari Group Italy      SIPS-4

Braulio Boulevardier Cocktail

1 oz sweet vermouth

1 oz Braulio

1 oz Rye

1 dash lemon bitters

Lemon twist for garnish

Add ingredients to a mixing glass and stir with ice until well-chilled. Strain into ice-filled rocks glass, garnish with lemon twist and serve.

Recipe courtesy Maggie Hoffman on:

https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2016/10/palpable-apathy-braulio-boulevardier-rye-vermouth.html

 

  1. Sibona Amaro 28% ABV Antica Distilleria  Domenico Sibona S.p.A.  Piobesi d’Alba Italy  SIPS-4

The Dark Negroni

1.5 cl gin

1.5 cl dark rum

2.0 cl bitters

2.0 cl vermouth

2.0 cl Sibona Amaro

Pour into an ice-filled Old-Fashioned glass, stir thoroughly and garnish with a slice of orange

 

Recipe courtesy Distilleria Sibona website:  https://www.distilleriasibona.it/en/mixology/dark-negroni/

 

  1. Luxardo Bitter Bianco 30% ABV  Luxardo Group Torreglia (Padova) Italy.  SIPS-4

Capputivo Cocktail

3/4 oz Luxardo Bitter Bianco

¾ oz coffee liquor

¾ oz Cynar

¾ oz Fernet-Branca

¼ oz lemon juice

Garnish: lemon twist

DIRECTIONS

Combine all ingredients except the egg white in a mixing tin and shake with ice.

Strain the liquid into one half of the mixing tin to remove the ice.

Add the egg white and dry shake.

Double strain into a coffee cup or coupe.

Garnish with a lemon twist.

Recipe Courtesy Edward Hansel Punch online magazine https://punchdrink.com/recipes/capputivo/

 

  1. Alice Amaro d’Erbe ‘Nina’ 30% ABV Le Vigne di Alice srl Vittorio, Veneto Italy  SIPS- 5 

Cannot find a cocktail suitable for this one.  Best served chilled or with an ice cube according to Brad Thomas Parsons in his book- Amaro- the spirited world of bittersweet herbal liqueurs

 

  1. Punch Fantasia 35% ABV Distilleria Varnelli Pievebovigliana Muccia Italy. SIPS-4

Martinica  recipe

1 oz Punch Fantasia

¾ oz apricot brandy

2 tbsp cane sugar

¾ oz partly whipped cream

Heat first 3 ingredients and pour into a hot drink glass.  Garnish with a layer of partly whipped cream.

Courtesy of the Varnelli website  http://www.varnelli.it/sites/default/files/usa_fantasia_a5.pdf

 

  1. Amaro Lucano 28%ABV  – Lucano 1894 S.R.L Pisticci Scalo Italy  SIPS-3

Smithstreeter cocktail

  • 1 oz rye whiskey
  • 3⁄4 oz Amaro Lucano
  • 1⁄2 oz cold-brew coffee
  • 1⁄4 oz Demerara syrup
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • tonic water
  • lemon twist to garnish

Combine the rye, Amaro Lucano, cold-brew coffee, Demerara syrup and orange bitters in a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir until chilled and strain into a highball glass filled with crushed ice. Top off with tonic water. Add more crushed ice if needed. Garnish with the lemon twist.

Courtesy Brad Thomas Parsons on the website Tales of the Cocktail https://talesofthecocktail.com/recipes/smithstreeter/

 

  1. Averna Amaro Siciliano 29% ABV Averna Group Caltanisetta Sicily SIPS-4

The Revelator Cocktail

.5 OZ AVERNA

2 OZ TEQUILA

3-4 ESPRESSO BEANS

.5 OZ SWEET VERMOUTH

1 DASH BITTERS

  • Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice.
  • Stir for at least 20 seconds to release the beans’ oils, then strain into a coupe.
  • Garnish with a flamed orange peel.

Courtesy Keith Waldbauer on Supercall website

 

https://www.supercall.com/recipe/amaro-cocktails-the-ultimate-averna-amaro-coffee-recipe

 

  1. Amaro dell’Etna 29% ABV Agrosan Sicilia S.R.L. SIPS-3

Mountain of Fire

1.5 oz Amaro dell’Etna

0.75 oz Old Overholt rye whiskey

0.75 oz Contratto American Rosso

Pinch of salt

Grapefruit oil

Stir all ingredients over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a grapefruit twist.

Courtesy Jessica Bowne at Robb Report online https://robbreport.com/food-drink/spirits/slideshow/amaro-gets-an-american-makeover-at-the-bar/amaro-delletna/

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Ask Cary Ann about her new CSS tattoo on her blog:

www.straightup615.com

 

Sparky has zero training in fake Italian accents and yet is still better than Mike’s

Check out all of his questionable decisions at www.parentingwhileintoxicated.com

 

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Please don’t make me chug this

Please don’t make me chug this

November 29, 2019

Please don’t make me chug this

@Schlafly @BarrelCulture @evolutionbeer @GrimmAles @Hopfenstark #beer #craftbeer #whiteelephant
Co hosts : Good ol Boy Tim, Good ol Boy Tim, Good ol Boy Mike, and Good ol Boy Dave
SUDS  Episode – Gift giving, with beer. We kick up the gift giving game of White Elephant. You can only take home the gag gift if you chug it. Seek revenge on that friend that always brings Moosehead to the bottle share. We taste and discuss the following beers (gifts):

Schlafly Pumpkin Ale 8% ABV    Schlafly – The Saint Louis Brewery Saint Louis MO SUDS-1

Zima malt liquor 5% ABV  Coors Brewing Company Golden Colorado SUDS-1

Game Over American Sour Ale aged in Red Wine Barrels -6% ABV Barrel Culture Brewery and Blending Durham, NC   SUDS- 4

Paterno Legacy Series  Vienna lager 4.8% ABV Duquesne Brewing Company Pittsburgh, PA SUDS-1

Nouveau Rouge  Flanders Red Ale 6.3% ABV Evolution Craft Brewing Company Salisbury MD SUDS-4

Present Perfect Berliner Weisse refermented on passionfruit and dry hopped with El Dorado and Hallertau Blanc 4% ABV Grimm Artisanal Ales Brooklyn, NY SUDS-4

Monteur De Houblon a blend of oak aged sour blonde and saison ales aged on tangerine peel and dry hopped with citra, Amarillo and mosaic hops  6.7% ABV SUDS-3

Boson De Higgs – Berliner Rauch Saison 3.8% ABV Hopfenstark brewery Lavaletrie, Quebec Canada  SUDS-1

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