What’s On Tap
May 24, 2015
The latest smokin’ hot style of beer right now is known as "shandy" or "radler". Usually a 50/50 blend of citrus juices, like lemonade or grapefruit juice, this beer packs a wonderful sweet/sour component along with lower alcohol levels. The result is a refreshing beer that’s perfect for the warm weather months and your favorite barbeque. Keep an eye out for Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin 6-packs, The Traveler Illusion Grapefruit 6-packs, Schofferhofer Grapefruit 16-ounce can, and the Leinenkugels Summer Shandy 12-packs.Continue reading …
May 15, 2015
Developing the hue of a rosé can be done in a few fashions. A common method used takes place at the beginning of the wine making process when the grapes, yes red grapes with white insides, are crushed and left to macerate with their skins for a short period of time, usually up to three days. The length of time that a grape macerates determines the hue of the wine, be it white, pink or red!
A popular European varietal, rosés are produced and enjoyed all around the world, from France to Korea, South America and of course the USA. Traditionally categorized as being a sweet varietal, similar to a white zinfandel, the rosé has blossomed in variety and is now being made from Pinot Noir, Grenache and Tempranillo. Typically dry and refreshing, rosés are perfect for pairing with grilled chicken, sausage or fish!Continue reading …
May 2, 2015
It’s Derby Day and we're cheering on our Money Rider with a Money Rider Mint Julep in hand. This year marks the 140th anniversary of ‘The Run for the Roses’ and the mint julep is the quintessential Derby cocktail. Made with fresh mint, mint simple syrup, Kentucky bourbon and plenty of crushed ice, this official Kentucky Derby libation is traditionally served in chilled silver or pewter cup.
Follow our easy to make recipe to make your own Money Rider Mint Julep at http://www.nuggetmarket.com/recipes/391/mint-julep/.Continue reading …