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The Monday Hangover: Other drink adventures of note from the weekend. Let’s see if this works. Basically a section to sum up the other tasty imbibables consumed during the weekend that didn’t get their own post. The trouble started Friday evening, when I stopped by Curtis Liquors with beer on […]

The Monday Hangover: Sept 24-25


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I had a hankering for a classic movie. The Lady Friend had seen it, but long ago, and didn’t remember most of it. The 1954 Disney version of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, starring James Mason (who is THE MAN), a pre-stroke Kirk Douglas, the toad-like Peter Lorre, and some […]

Rule 37: The Nautilus


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Thursday. Still another day to go this week. Relief was necessary; liquid relief. A bomber. Initial thoughts were for the Brewdog Hardcore IPA, an “explicit imperial ale” at 9.2% abv. Discovered in a Stop n’ Shop up in Stratham, where I also discovered the magical “mix-your-own” six pack. Lovely. But […]

Postcard from the Floor



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There’s a brewery in my hometown. If you live in Portland, Boston, Burlington, or even Syracuse, that may not be such a big deal. However, I’m from a small town in the seacoast area of New Hampshire called North Hampton. If you’ve ever heard of Hampton Beach, it’s just north […]

The Homecoming: Throwback Brewery


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Today was a suck day. Just one of those days where things start off bright, shiny and happy, and then the world spreads its cheeks and drops a steamer right in your lap. Then, you stand up to push it off, and it plops onto your brand new shoes. That […]

Terrible Tuesdays Call For Some XXX


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I had entered a couple photos in a local art show Friday night, so our cocktail night was a bit delayed. Lady Friend started with wine at the show, then switched over to beer for dinner at the Union Brewhouse, where we each checked two more brews off of our […]

Rule 37: The Boulevardier



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Ok, I’ve got to get this out of the way right now. That song goes through my head every time I think of the name “Albany Pump Station.” Pump it up A little more Get your body moving on the dance floor Have I started yet? I have? Ok. The […]

‘CuseQuest Bonus Round: Albany Pump Station


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I noticed some unexpected traffic on the site earlier, and tracked it to the CBS website. It seems that the results of the Most Valuable Blogger Awards have been posted. Well gosh golly gee, look at that: I can’t get that Karate Kid song out of my head. While I […]

The Results


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Oh there was way too much wine fun to put into one post. I’m also trying to mention wine as little as possible, which has been working out quite well so far. Onward to the rest of the day! This is what the Lakes Region looks like. Yeah, it’s mostly […]

‘CuseQuest Part 5: MORE Wine



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Mama noooooooooo! Wine day. No more Beeracuse; time for the Finger Lakes region and many many (many) wineries and vineyards. What a c-bomb. OW! OW! STOP HITTING ME! I MEANT “COMPROMISE!” Geez. “Compromise” is the c-bomb I was referring to. Stupid compromise. That’s how I talked the Lady Friend into […]

‘CuseQuest! Part 4: Wine Day


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Modern Drunkard Magazine’s articleThe 86 Rules of Boozing, by Frank Kelly Rich states: Rule 37. Try one new drink each week. The Rule 37 series of posts chronicle my attempts to accomplish this feat every week. For the recipes of R37s past, click the Htf do I make these drinks? […]

Rule 37: The Casino Royale


Yes chumps and chumpettes, it’s the last day to vote for me for CBS-Boston’s Most Valuable Blogger award. If I win, I might get to go on tv and then you’ll get to see me! …hey! Wait! Come back! Ok ok ok you don’t have to watch. But vote anyway. […]

Last Day of Voting!