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Q & A: Trey Carter with Strange Brew
9 months ago

Q & A: Trey Carter with Strange Brew

Over the past few years, craft beer drinkers in the Shreveport-Bossier City area have been lured to a local watering hole called Strange Brew. Affectionately referred to as “Brew” …
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Leave Beer Behind, Serve Wine at Next Cookout
9 months ago

Leave Beer Behind, Serve Wine at Next Cookout

We are staring down the barrel of summertime right now. It’s time to knock the winter rust off of the grill and start cooking out. No backyard-grilling excursion is complete …
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Mules,  Mules,  Mules: The Moscow Mule
10 months ago

Mules, Mules, Mules: The Moscow Mule

Around here, we don’t stop our plans just because the sun is beating down on us. We still mow the yard or go to that wedding or even host …
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Stop & Smell the Rosé
10 months ago

Stop & Smell the Rosé

Rosé scares a lot of people away. I know what you are thinking, “How can anything pink scare anyone?” Well, it’s as simple as preconceived notions about what the color …
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Q & A: Jared Beville and Beau Raines of Shreveport’s Red River Brewing
10 months ago

Q & A: Jared Beville and Beau Raines of Shreveport’s Red River Brewing

SB: Tell us how Red River Brewing began.

JB: We started home brewing in 2009. We really started in the kitchen in my house. We made a mess. We had …
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Yo, Ho, Ho, & a Bottle of Rum
11 months ago

Yo, Ho, Ho, & a Bottle of Rum

Yo, Ho, Ho, & a Bottle of Rum By Alycia Angle This month I am writing Sip on This from the sandy shoreline of Nicaragua and Costa Rica. I am visiting these destinations at the very end of their long, hot, dry season, which feels much like Louisiana in August. What am I doing here, [...]
Wine Shop Professionals Are There to Help
1 year ago

Wine Shop Professionals Are There to Help

Buying wine at the grocery store is like picking a candy bar from a vending machine. It’s definitely convenient because you’re standing right there. But what if you don’t know …
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Tequila: Not a One Night Stand.
1 year ago

Tequila: Not a One Night Stand.

’ve always heard that nothing good ever happens after midnight, and I think everyone may have a story about that saying being right. The scene is always the same: you’re …
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Manhattan Recipe
1 year ago

Manhattan Recipe

2 ounces of your favorite Rye Whiskey (I like Sazerac Rye) 1 ounce of sweet vermouth 2 dashes of Angostora Bitters

Combine all ingredients in a glass with ice, stir …
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Skinny Cranberry Limeade Mimosa
1 year ago

Skinny Cranberry Limeade Mimosa

Use your cranberries in a ‘skinny’ toast to close out 2015 with my Skinny Cranberry Limeade Mimosa.

Cranberries are a popular part of our New Year’s festivities, and a wonderful …
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