|Smoked First Pipe||
December 9, 2012
|Type of Pipe Usually Smoked|
|Latest Top Five Tobaccos||
|Pipes I Own (Or some of them)||
Bjarne Viking Classic - Bent Apple Sitter
|Current Favorite Pipe||
Bjarne Viking Classic Bent Apple Sitter
Phred commented on the blog post Kickin’ It Old School with a Sazerac & Best Brown Flake 3 weeks, 1 day ago
I had my first Sazerac in New Orleans, and fell in love immediately. I had several more before I left, including a version at the Three Muses made with orange bitters (sadly, not on their current menu). Currently, I make do with a version served by the local Alamo Draft House whenever I’m in the [...]
Exellent essay on cost vs. value - they’re not identical. Terry Pratchett, in “Men at Arms”, described what’s now called the Sam Vimes ‘Boots’ Socioeconomic Theory of Economic Unfairness:
“The reason that the rich were so rich, Vimes reasoned, was because they managed to spend less money.
Take boots, for example. He earned thirty-eight dollars a month [...]
Phred commented on the blog post The Weather Outside is Shoddy, So I’m Gonna Have a Toddy 4 months, 1 week ago
Hot toddys are my favorite sore throat remedies - Whisky, lemon juice, honey, and hot water. I just bump up the citrus a bit.
As for your rum version, I do tend to prefer a Hot Buttered Rum to a straight up toddy. The butter does help give the drink a little more depth of flavor [...]
With the explosion in smaller micro-distilleries happening, it’s nice to see so many of the classics coming back. I had my first old-fashioned not all that long ago, and I’m looking forward to getting back around to try another.
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