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Archive: Aug 2018

Keep Calm and Drink Beer

Salud! Prost! Salute! Santé! Proost! Wherever you are in this beer-loving world, cheers to you! San Diego is not only the finest city, it’s also the Craft Beer Capital of the United States. Let it be known that here at SDBWST, we love our beer. Our Beer Train Trolley Tour gives you the chance to taste about 16 local craft beers, great for connoisseurs and novices alike. DID YOU KNOW: The strongest beer in the world has 67.5 percent alcohol by volume content, trademarked with the name Snake Venom. The fear of an empty beer glass is known as Cenosillicaphoia. The silicon content in beer helps strengthen bones. (Who ever said beer wasn’t good for you?) Europe has the most beer connoisseurs as the Czech Republic, Austria, and Germany drink the most beer of any nation in the world. The…

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August 31, 2018

National Red Wine Day “Another Day to Wine About”

If sweet wines aren’t your favorite and you felt a little left out on International White Wine Day, have no fear because it’s National Red Wine Day! Red wine lovers unite as we give you some delicious meals to prepare while enjoying a glass (or two) of wine.   CABERNET SAUVIGNON Pair this full-bodied red wine with simply prepared red meat to bring out its rich, savory flavors.   MALBEC This wine pairs great with bold flavors like blue cheese. It’s also known to be fantastic Portobello stuffed mushrooms and cumin spice.   PINOT NOIR Because this wine is light enough to enjoy with pieces of fish, we recommend pairing this red with grilled salmon with asparagus.   ZINFANDEL Zinfandel is best paired with pasta, pizza and barbecued dishes so we’d suggest a barbecue chicken pizza to be paired with…

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August 28, 2018

Get Your Vitamin C with This!

Did you know, rations of rum and lime juice were given to Royal Navy sailors because it was said to fight off scurvy? Well San Diegans, time to soak up some Vitamin C like the sailors would and celebrate another sunny San Diego day with this flavor-packed twist on a margarita. Frozen Lime Daiquiri ½ cup lime juice (fresh squeezed) 1 cup simple syrup 4 cups water 12 oz. light rum Shake or blend to perfection. Want to learn more about rum and other spirits? Book a Chauffeured Distillery Tour today!

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August 21, 2018