Sips, Suds, & Smokes
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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No, you’re a door

No, you’re a door

November 27, 2019

No, you’re a door

@amadorwhiskey #whiskey #whisky
Co hosts : Made Man Maury, Made Man Brent, Made Man Bob

SIPS  Episode –Quick shot edition of Amador whiskey. One of several wine makers that are crossing over to whiskey. These products are sourced and then finished in California wine barrels. We taste and discuss the following whiskey: 
Amador Double Barrel Bourbon SIPS – 2

Amador Whiskey Co. 10 Barrels 10 Year Bourbon SIPS - 2

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Sips, Suds, & Smokes™ is produced by One Tan Hand Productions using the power of beer, whiskey, and golf. 

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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2010 is so much better than 2011

2010 is so much better than 2011

November 22, 2019

2010 was so much better than 2011

@SierraNevada #beer #craftbeer #bigfootbeer
Co hosts : Good ol Boy Caperton, Good ol Boy Kendall, Good ol Boy Sparky , Good ol Boy Mike, and Good ol Boy Dave
SUDS  Episode – From the cellar comes a 10 year vertical of Sierra Nevada’s Bigfoot Ale. An annual release of this Barleywine all at 9.6%. Yes you can actually buy a vertical at the Sierra Nevada Gift Shop and we even spotted one in the wild at Green’s in Atlanta. There is a beer geek friend you know that has squirreled some of this away. We taste and discuss the following Bigfoot vertical from Sierra Nevada:

2010   - 2019

2000

Top 3

  1. 2016 – SUDS - 4
  2. 2019 – SUDS - 4
  3. 2011 – SUDS - 4

 

Years that were mentioned but not rated:

2018

2014

2015

2012

2000

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Blinded by Belgium

Blinded by Belgium

November 15, 2019

Blinded by Belgian

@Bieresdechimay @LaTrappeBeer #beer #craftbeer #begianbeer #areyouahummer
Co hosts : Good ol Boy Tim, Rev. Marj, Good ol Boy Drew , Good ol Boy Mike, and Good ol Boy Dave
SUDS  Episode – The challenge is remove all influences about which Belgian beer is best. It’s on in this epic blind tasting of Belgian classics from Chimay and LaTrappe. Oh you may think you know, but you really don’t. We brought all the prejudice to the conversation that you would expect.  We taste and discuss the following beer from Chimay and La Trappe: 

DUBBEL

  1. Chimay Première (red) 7% ABV Bières de Chimay Baileux, Wallonie Belgium
  2. La Trappe Dubbel 7% ABV Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven  Berkel-Enschot, Noord-Brabant Netherlands  WINNER SUDS-4

TRIPEL

  1. Chimay Cinq Cents (White) 8% ABV  Bières de Chimay Baileux, Wallonie Belgium 
  2. La Trappe Tripel 8% ABV Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven  Berkel-Enschot, Noord-Brabant Netherlands  WINNER  SUDS-4

QUAD

  1. Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) 9% ABV Bières de Chimay Baileux, Wallonie Belgium WINNER SUDS-5
  2. La Trappe Quadrupel 10% ABV Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven Berkel-Enschot, Noord-Brabant Netherlands

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PSA- we would highly recommend that you NOT type in the word “hummer” into any web search engine. You’ve been warned. Our reference was referring to humming or chants of monks. What were you thinking ????

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Who’s your Taddy

Who’s your Taddy

November 8, 2019

Who’s your Taddy

@samsmithsbeer @beermakesthree #beer #fakebritishaccents #englishbeer
Co hosts : Good ol Boy Sparky, Good ol Boy Kendall, Good ol Boy Caperton , Good ol Boy Mike, and Good ol Boy Dave
SUDS  Episode – There are just not enough fake British accents in entertainment. We decided to pick up the cause while to discussing beer from Samuel Smith. It’s those beers you keep walking by that are not made by hipster brewers using explosive hops all day.  Dave manages to get us banned from Iowa. We taste and discuss the following beer from Samuel Smith: 

Pure Brewed Organic Lager 5% ABV – SUDS-4

Nut Brown Ale 5% ABV – SUDS-4

Organic Chocolate Stout 5% ABV – SUDS-5

Oatmeal Stout 5% ABV – SUDS- 4

The Famous Taddy Porter 5% ABV – SUDS-5

Imperial Stout 7% ABV – SUDS-3

Organic Cider 5% ABV- SUDS-3

Organic Strawberry Fruit Beer 5.1% ABV SUDS-4

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Kendall had a cheat sheet of British slang for this episode but could not use any of those words on the radio. Check out his blog at:
www.beermakesthree.com

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The Second Act Down Under

The Second Act Down Under

November 1, 2019

The Second Act Down Under

@JohnDuvalWines @AchavalFerrerUS @conchaytoro #wine #aussiewine #chile #chilewine #barossavalley
Co hosts : Made Man Maury, Good ol Boy Harmeet, Good ol Gal Denise, and Made Man Bob

SIPS  Episode –  It’s a Southern wine episode with wines from Australia powerhouse winemaker John Duval & Chile. It’s all good ya’ll. These are all really good with a good decanting.  We taste and discuss the following wine: 

John Duval Plexus 2017 - Barossa (87% Barossa Valley 13% Eden Valley) - - Shiraz 51%, Grenache 32%, Mourvèdre 17% - SIPS -3

John Duval Entity 2017 - Barossa - Shiraz 100%, - SIPS -4

John Duval Annexus Grenache 2017 – Barossa – 100% grenache - SIPS -4

Achaval Ferrer Quimera 2014 – Mendoza - 50% Malbec, 24% Cabernet Franc, 18% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Sauvignon - SIPS -4

Tikal Patriota 2015 – Mendoza – 100% Malbec - SIPS -3

Concha y Toro Terrunyo 2017 Carmenere Block 27  - Chile - Cachapoal Valley, Peumo Vineyard – blend of majority Carmenere and a small amount of Cabernet Sauvignon - SIPS -4

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