The first mixed drink I ever recall tasting was a Gin and Tonic. The gin of choice was the late 20th century staple Gordon’s Dry Gin, the tonic the only one available: Schweppes Indian Tonic Water. The memory, to this day, remains firmly chiseled in my mind as one of the most uncomfortable experiences in […]
Category Archives: Wine & Drink
Wine and spirit reviews, cocktail recipes, and more. Channel your inner wine lover or mixologist and join The Johan for a boozy adventure.
Did I ever tell you about the time I accidentally invented a cocktail? Oh, wait, that’s another post! But we are talking cocktails on the blog today! You see, my friends, some of the upsides of running a reasonably appreciated food blog on the interwebs are the nice letters, messages and emails you get from […]
There are a few human qualities I admire more than anything else on this earth and very highly among these rank the following: Dedication Determination Boobies Passion Attention to detail I also happen to really enjoy great craftsmanship and quality alcohol. As you may be able to imagine, whenever I find a company or a […]
I’m a pretty lucky monkey sometimes. Like when I receive an invitation to take a few hours off work on Friday afternoon so that I may travel to Copenhagen to partake in an exclusive Winemaker’s Dinner featuring five wonderful dishes accompanied by a total of 11 different wines. Yep, foodie life does have its advantages […]
Ever since I cut my hair and traded most of my band shirts for work shirts, very few people look at me and go: “there goes a metal head!” In fact, very few readers of this blog, save those who know me or those who read my review of Iron Maiden’s The Trooper Beer, would […]