What’s Dave Drinking?

I admit there are lots of times I prefer a drink from an older & more-established producer, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any new folks making booze who I think are doing a great job. Suerte Tequila is a great example. They’re a very new company who just sta
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What’s Dave Drinking?

Sour beer isn’t for everyone (apologies to the woman in my Farmhouse Beer class who was horrified by a gueuze) but those of us who love them find them to be super refreshing. My old haunt (as both customer & bartender) Spuyten Duyvil is doing their annual sour beer bash toni
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What’s Dave Drinking?

I’ve been on a bit of a crusade the last few years to get people to try good aged rum. Rum is so much more than something to mix with coke or an ingredient in a fruity cocktail. The subtle sweetness & deep earthiness of the better aged rums are instant hits with people who a
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Dave’s Debut at ICE

I’m super excited to teach my first class at The Institute of Culinary Education next Thursday, July 25. I’m doing a class on Farmhouse Beer, exploring the history of this ancient genre through the modern interpretations. Of course there will be several delicious beers to
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What’s Dave Drinking?

On hot summer days some of my favorite wines to cool off with are whites from Cheverny in the Loire Valley of France. They are light and refreshing, but never dull, and have hints of both fruit and mineral. These kinds of wines are almost dangerously fun to drink. Domaine du Salvard&#
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