Food

Quiet Deeds New Kolsch

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The Melbourne beer scene has quickly become sophisticated and new varieties are emerging from super talented boutique brewers. Enter Kolsch, previously known to be a German specialty beer.
Brand new to the market as of December last year we like to consider the Kolsch the ‘new black’ with only 2 other breweries producing Kolsch within Australia.
The Quiet Deeds Kolsch is the third instalment from the Melbourne based brand alongside the Pale Ale and India Pale Ale. Quiet Deeds is the creation of two Melbourne blokes (Patrick Ale & Dave Milstein – how are the names?!) living the Aussie dream of producing their own brew.
 

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Food

HuxtaBrussels, It's a Thing

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Huxtaburger, Madame Brussels & Batlow Cider are proud to announce a new partnership to celebrate the forthcoming warm weather.
Beginning on January 12, and running right through until the end of February, Huxtaburger will be cooking on Madame Brussels' infamous Bourke Street decking for all her Sunday patrons.

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Food

Good Beer Week 2014 Lineup

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The fourth Good Beer Week is expected to be the biggest yet, and the festival team has just revealed a teaser for their 2014 lineup that boasts epic local and international talent.

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Food

Jack Daniel's Heritage Whiskey for Christmas

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Finding that perfect gift can be an ordeal in the Christmas rush. For the discerning drinker nothing is finer than Jack Daniel's, to be enjoyed over the festive season. Top notch Tennessee whiskey with a heritage appeal.
Jack Daniel's Gentleman Jack is the perfect gift, with a ultra stylish bottle and a smooth rare whiskey that has been prepared through the most creative and exacting process.  Charcoal mellowed before going into the barrel, and then charcoal mellowed again after reaching maturity, it's the only whiskey in the world to be charcoal mellowed twice, giving it the ultimate smoothness. Jack Daniel's has been distilling whiskey since the 1860s in Kentucky Tennessee, so they know what they're doing.
When I check out the aroma it's vibrant on the nose. I pour Jack Daniel's Gentleman Jack into a glass like a pro and swirl it around. I detect caramel, spicy, floral but also burnt char flavours (which I love). The World Loves Melbourne loves a smooth whiskey and Jack Daniel's Gentleman Jack delivers.
This is a sipper straight up, although you can mix it with Coke or drink it on the rocks. A heritage whiskey that you can keep returning to - smooth on the palate, without being harsh. Add some ice for a touch of sweetness.  It lingers. It allures. Premium Tennessee whiskey to be savoured.

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Lifestyle

Ultimate Ears Boom Portable Speaker

As a foodie I often host get togethers and was excited to receive the Ultimate Ears Boom to enhance my social occasions. I've purchased various portable speakers in the past and been frustrated with the size and quality of sound. Not to mention ease of use. The UE Boom ticks all the boxes with manageable size, superb quality of sound, and its simple and easy to use.

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