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Hi - The plastic boxes are by no means guaranteed food safe. However they do not seem to transfer any plastic taste to the ice. (Water balloons, on the other hand, do unless you wash them off.) I don't necessarily recommend them for commercial use due to this (it's also pretty slow), but I find them taste-neutral. The cooler - you want hard sided, with a Removable Lid (not the slide-to-the-side version), such as: https://www.amazon.com/Coleman-FlipLid-Personal-Cooler-Blue/dp/B000IBWI42/ref=as_sl_pc_ss_til?tag=crampercom-20&linkCode=w01&linkId=OJ2GPAC4QBVIBIAQ&creativeASIN=B000IBWI42 https://www.amazon.com/Igloo-Legend-Cooler-12-Can-Capacity/dp/B000BOB5L8/ref=as_sl_pc_ss_til?tag=crampercom-20&linkCode=w01&linkId=5QHONT345JMTBCRN&creativeASIN=B000BOB5L8 but best to go see one in person to see if it looks like the ice will slide out - the top should the same width or wider than the bottom.
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Seems to be in line with their quantity policies.
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February 2011 - My first visit to the Midleton Distillery in Cork, Ireland to see where Jameson is made. Read about that here. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Alcademics.com
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Glenmorangie launches Pride 1978. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Alcademics.com
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In previous posts, I took a look at how Anchor Distilling developed and makes their rye whiskeys and gins. Now we'll look at their genever, which is a whiskey-gin hybrid of sorts, as well as White Christmas, a white whiskey distilled from Anchor's Christmas Ale. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Alcademics.com
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Within a week of each other, two new books about moonshine landed in my mailbox. Let's have a look. Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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I flew to Saronno Italy and then Marsala, Sicily last week for two days of education and a cocktail or two with Disaronno. These were my two favorite drinks of the week. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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December 2010: Chichen Itza, Mexico. I was here on a trip with Dos Equis beer. The brewery is nowhere near this place, it was just a fun trip. Read about it here. Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at Alcademics.com
They did not mention it either way. It made me curious but I didn't think to ask on-site. I am meeting with them at Tales if I think of it I'll ask there.
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This July I visted the town of Saronno, Italy, and the blending and bottling house where they make Disaronno liqueur (formerly known as Disaronno Amaretto). So The Legend Goes Disaronno, as with many brands, is based on a legend involving a beautiful woman and a secret manuscript. We visited the chapel where the story begins. In the 1400s, the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Miracles was founded in Saronno. For a later addition to the chapel in 1525, a painter named Bernardino Luini found a model for the Virgin Mary in a local widowed innkeeper, and used her face... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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I attended a seminar sponsored by Disaronno on The Science of Flavour by food scientist Dr. Rachel Edwards-Stuart. I took a lot of notes - and here they are. Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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Anchor Distilling makes three unique rye whiskies in a tiny corner of a big brewery in Potrero Hill in San Francisco. I visited, probably for my 6th time, to learn the story of how it all started and how the whiskies are made. Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at Alcademics.com
Thanks. It's a trend story and calvados hasn't had much of an impact compared with the rest - probably because it's usually too expensive to mix with most of the time.
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San Francisco bar Trick Dog is launching their new menu tonight and they've allowed me to post it here on Alcademics. Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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While they haven't crossed all the T's and dotted the I's (or added the prices) to it, the good folks at ABV in San Francisco let me photograph their new menu. Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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March 2007 - Prepared for an excercise in making blended whisky at the Canadian Mist distillery. Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at Alcademics.com
Then I'd have to give up my day job as a drinker!
Toggle Commented Jul 3, 2014 on A Swell Month for Camper English at Alcademics.com
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Anchor Distilling currently has just three tiny stills in one corner of the large brewery on Potrero Hill in San Francisco. Two of them make their rye whiskeys and Genevieve. The other one makes Junipero gin and Hophead vodka. In this post we'll look at the history and production of the spirits produced in one of the stills at Anchor. Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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A little bragging here - It turns out I have 26 pages of stories in national magazines in July. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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This fall the new Bombay Sapphire distillery will open at the site of Laverstoke Mill in Hampshire, about 2 hours' drive from London. Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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February 2014: A farm in Sweden in Ahus where Absolut Vodka is made. Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at Alcademics.com
Well though I can't say that I've ever seen a written rule about it, I'm going to guess it's totally not allowed, as the airlines won't know what's in the bottle. Better to ship it if you can.
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I'm writing a lot of stories that involve sampling, so I've been getting tons of stuff in the mail along with other new products launching. Here is the mailbag for this week. Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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In my latest story for Details.com, I wrote about the return of apples in cocktails and spirits. The story mentions the return to drinks after the great Appletini shame and lists a ton of mostly-new apple products. Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at Alcademics.com
Thanks - Will update the chart in a couple of weeks.
Toggle Commented Jun 27, 2014 on The US Gin Launch Timeline at Alcademics.com
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