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When the history of Tom Cruise’s career is written, the Mission: Impossible movies might end up as nothing more than a footnote. These effective action efforts, using the spy genre and its thriller elements as the foundation for an auteur-based franchise,…
When the history of Tom Cruise's career is written, the Mission: Impossible movies might end up as nothing more than a footnote. These effective action efforts, using the spy genre and its thriller...
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Wow, another Four Roses Single Barrel Private Selection offering in the space of a month and our third to date. This one hails from the San Francisco Wine Trading Company, which I bet you can guess the location of. SF Wine Trading’s Four Roses bottling is…
Wow, another Four Roses Single Barrel Private Selection offering in the space of a month and our third to date. This one hails from the San Francisco Wine Trading Company, which I bet you can guess the location of. SF… Continue reading →
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West Sixth brewing (aka: the guys that fought with Magic Hat over their logo) have been on a winning streak with seasonal offerings (I’m already counting the days until this year’s Christmas ale), and Heller Heaven is pleasantly no exception. Lots of…
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Hey Matthew Latkiewicz — if that is your real name! — who are you to tell me I suck at drinking! Oh, you write for McSweeney’s. I suppose that gives you some McThority on the topic of the proper treatment of hooch and hooch consumption. Kidding around…
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This was my most prized purchase in Edinburgh, where I nabbed the last bottle from Royal Mile Whiskies. Imperial was a Speyside distillery, opened in 1897 and shuttered in 1998 (and demolished in 2013), making this one of a dwindling number of bottles…
This was my most prized purchase in Edinburgh, where I nabbed the last bottle from Royal Mile Whiskies. Imperial was a Speyside distillery, opened in 1897 and shuttered in 1998 (and demolished in 2013), making this one of a dwindling… Continue reading →
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Last year, four craft distillers got together and made a collaborative bourbon by vatting together their own craft spirits into one mega-craft bourbon called Four Kings. (Don’t go searching for a review, we didn’t sample it.) This year, the quartet is…
Last year, four craft distillers got together and made a collaborative bourbon by vatting together their own craft spirits into one mega-craft bourbon called Four Kings. (Don’t go searching for a review, we didn’t sample it.) This year, the quartet is… Continue reading →
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In this era of incessant sequels and long-dormant reboots of classic franchises, the common response from those of us who starve for originality is to ask a simple question: “Why?” Is it necessary to reimagine past classics and update them for a new…
In this era of incessant sequels and long-dormant reboots of classic franchises, the common response from those of us who starve for originality is to ask a simple question: “Why?” Is it necessary ...
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Primary colors on the label. A name in quotes — “VOV” — and all caps, at that. Opaque, white bottle. What the hell is Vov? Vov looks like something a clown would have to nurse to get through his next birthday party, but in reality, it’s an exotic Italian…
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If you’re a rank novice when it comes to wine — I mean, you really know absolutely nothing — then Jackson Meyer’s primer, The Book of Wine, is as good a place as any to start — short of dropping in on your local wine bar, that is. In a breezy 220 pages,…
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Alberta Rye Dark Batch Whisky is so complicated it is typically accompanied by a flowchart explaining the convoluted method by which it is made. I’m going to try to digest this oddball Canadian rye for you… but don’t feel bad if you get lost. Really it’s…
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    Editor in Chief, 2002 - 2003
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    Executive Editor, 1998 - 2002
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