Archive for 'Sherry'
During my last jaunt towards sherry knowledge, the trip to Camino el Puerto del Canario that involved more food and beer than fortified wine, I lamented my lack of learning to Andrew Sinclair of Gonzalez Byass, along with a grumble that you don’t get as many chances to learn about sherry as you do other [...]
Posted: November 11th, 2010 under Food, Sherry, Tastings.
Tags: amontillado, fino, gonzalez byass, jeremy rockett, Lustau, manzanilla, maria josé sevilla, matusalem, michael hall, oloroso, palo cortado, tio pepe, waitrose
High on my list of boozes to learn about at the moment is the oft-maligned ‘granny’ drink that is sherry. I’m a bit of a fan, knocking back at least one bottle of amontillado at Christmas and having grown up in a household where abstinence was enforced before 6pm with the understanding that sherry didn’t [...]
Posted: October 27th, 2010 under Bar, Beer, Cocktails, Sherry, Tastings, Wine.
Tags: camino, canary wharf, cillar de silos, estrella, feran adria, fino palamino, four roses, gonzalez byass, inedit, Moscatel, oloroso, pepito, ribera del duero, solera, tio pepe, torre isilo, val de sil, verd albera, vinãs del vero, whiskey sour
Dark Star Hophead – I rather like hops so this was pretty much always going to be a favourite. I grabbed a pint at The Wenlock Arms the other night, while popping in briefly for a meeting (meetings in pubs are the best). It’s light and golden with a bitter hoppy taste that doesn’t get [...]
Posted: March 7th, 2010 under Beer, Quick Tastings, Sherry, Whisky.
Tags: dailuaine, Dark Star, Emilin, Hophead, Inchgower, Lustau, Moscatel, smws