The Alembic Bar- Review

In San Francisco these days, food and drink is king. The celebrities in this town are not the actors and rock stars of LA (or at least we pretend they're not), they're the chefs and bartenders who are one Osso Buco or one Blood and Sand away from their own Food Network show. If you … Continue reading The Alembic Bar- Review

Advertisements

Bernheim Original Kentucky Wheated Whiskey – Review

I have no idea which grain they're talking about when people sing "amber waves of grain."  It could be wheat, I guess...or barley...oats, maybe.  Hell, if you leave corn sit around long enough, it'll probably turn a nice golden brown.  What do I know, I'm no farmer.  I've also never had a chance to sit … Continue reading Bernheim Original Kentucky Wheated Whiskey – Review

Sazerac 18 Year Old Straight Rye Whiskey- Review

Had the chance to taste the Sazerac 18 Year Old Rye at Alembic yesterday.  I've heard great things about this one but I have to admit, rye typically isn't my favorite.  I like the sharp spiciness or the spicy sharpness, but sometimes wish that quality didn't overwhelm subtler notes as it often does. The Nose: … Continue reading Sazerac 18 Year Old Straight Rye Whiskey- Review