Send questions to: email@example.com. If I want to chill a bottle of wine quickly in my freezer, will it damage the wine? Many of us have been in this situation. You have a warm bottle and you want to cool it quickly so you can drink it.
Send questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org. What’s the difference between Scottish Ales and Scotch Ales? There’s not a whole lot of difference, to be completely honest, but they are seen as two different styles. They are basically broken down by strength. Scottish ales tend to have lower ABV, usually below 5 percent.
Send questions to: email@example.com. I’ve heard of a beer belly. Is there such a thing as a wine belly? Or a liquor belly? Unfortunately, the answer is yes.
Send questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Will Champagne burst in my checked luggage? If you’re planning to bring a bottle of Champagne with you on your travels, you will have to check it, thanks to the TSA’s pesky ban on liquids. But, fear not, it won’t burst. Cargo holds of most airlines are indeed pressurized, but most […]
Send all questions to email@example.com. Is it bad manners to bring another brewery’s growler to a taproom? Absolutely not. I realize some breweries have a policy that they will only refill their own growlers. I find that policy not only ridiculous, but also completely hypercritical — if you self-identify as “craft” you should also care […]
Send questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org. What’s the best Champagne for Mimosas? In truth, most people wouldn’t advise wasting good Champagne on Mimosas. But, YOLO! You do you. If you do plan to mix Champagne with fresh OJ, I’d recommend doing so with a bubbly that costs less than $40 dollars, like Nicolas Feuillatte or Monopole.
Got a question for Adam? Email email@example.com How does nitro beer work? Made most famous by Guinness, nitro beer is now available at several breweries around the world, especially craft breweries. In addition to being mesmerizing to watch as the bubbles cascade down the glass post-pour, nitro also imparts a creaminess to the beer that you don’t […]
Send all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. I recently purchased an antique crystal whiskey decanter at a flea market. Should I be nervous about lead in the glass getting into my whiskey? I’d love to say this isn’t something you should be concerned about. Unfortunately, some crystal vessels used to contain trace amounts of lead that could […]
Send all questions to email@example.com. Why Do You Hate Pumpkin Beer So Much? It’s not that I hate pumpkin beer, I just don’t think it’s very well made. I am not a fan of Beaujolais Nouveau, either. If a Wine Label Says It Spent 40 Percent of Its Time Aging in New Oak, Where Did […]