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Jonathan Drew
02-19-2012, 11:05 PM
Guys.

I have always been a "Foody". Yeah I'm fat as a house and have to cut back and all that, but I still love food - especially really good ethnic food.

But a couple of months ago I started a series on my FB page called "BLUE COLLAR BEER & BOURBON REVIEWS" and they have been a lot of fun. Today I got together with Tim Podwika from www.podmancigars.com to share a Polish Meal with my mom and dad. We cracked open the highly anticipated DogfishHead "Noble Rot" and had it with our perrogies and cabbage and borscht. Unfortunately the Noble Rot was a let down, but thats alright.

The purpose of this thread was to begin the planning stage of a really special, and ANNUAL: BLUE COLLAR BEER & BROURBON HERF.

1. WHERE: my suggestion is Cuban Crafters in Miami on NW 7th Street.
2. DATE: As long as LenguaMore, MurphysLaw, Tim Podwika, Thor Nielson (Of Cigar Press) and the original boyz that brought me into ASYLUM are present, than any date will work.
3. WHAT IT DOOO: JD is going to supply DogfishHead Beer, Liga Privada T52, Liga Privada No.9, and UNDERCROWN for a group BEER REVIEW.

Looking for some dates that may work.

Best,
JD

pnoon
02-19-2012, 11:14 PM
I have fat fingers, too. ;)

Fia
02-20-2012, 05:35 AM
Sounds like a blast!!!

Blak Smyth
02-20-2012, 07:21 AM
Wow I wish this wasn't soo far away from The Wood in PA! Sounds like you guys will have a blast!

FYI Here is a pairing I had last night, these two are perfect compliments. You gotta try it!
The chocolate taste form the beer was just the right taste without being over powering.
I sipped the beer, and it almost felt like a chocolate wine at one point.
I couldn't make up mind mind what part of the pairing I prefered more, that's how I know it was a great combo.
http://www.cigarasylum.com/vb/picture.php?albumid=855&pictureid=6805

As much as I love beer, it is hard to find a better pair than coffee and an LP
http://www.cigarasylum.com/vb/picture.php?albumid=855&pictureid=6415
http://www.cigarasylum.com/vb/picture.php?albumid=855&pictureid=6394

MurphysLaw
02-20-2012, 07:45 AM
I am down, how soon do you want to make this happen?

manny
02-20-2012, 07:59 AM
Yes sir !!! I'm in :)

manny
02-20-2012, 08:00 AM
I will also be getting LENGUAMOR's ass out there :)

lenguamor
02-20-2012, 09:29 AM
I'm in. How soon are you thinking, Jon?

lenguamor
02-20-2012, 09:54 AM
http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p225/dirtyrottenbastard27/dfh-theobroma.jpg

:tu

BeerAdvocate
02-20-2012, 11:05 AM
This would be awsome to attend, If I didnt live the middle of the US. It would be really cool to include some Homebrew!!
It doesnt get much better than Hombrew Beer & LigaPrivada's!!!!!!

Blak Smyth
02-20-2012, 11:12 AM
This would be awsome to attend, If I didnt live the middle of the US. It would be really cool to include some Homebrew!!
It doesnt get much better than Hombrew Beer & LigaPrivada's!!!!!!

:tu

STEVE S
02-20-2012, 11:48 AM
I'll keep an eye on this thread, so I will know the date, and try to make it there.

lenguamor
02-20-2012, 11:50 AM
I'll keep an eye on this thread, so I will know the date, and try to make it there. :tu

EricF
02-20-2012, 01:05 PM
Yes sir !!! I'm in :)

No surprise there!!!! :lr :lr :lr

And NO fruit on the pie!!!!!!!:tf

miamicigarco
02-20-2012, 01:27 PM
Count me in for this, bring the wide angle lens!

lenguamor
02-20-2012, 02:08 PM
I'll keep an eye on this thread, so I will know the date, and try to make it there.

Great, Steve.

No surprise there!!!! :lr :lr :lr

And NO fruit on the pie!!!!!!!:tf
Pineapple on pizza:garyEric F.

Count me in for this, bring the wide angle lens!

Sweet, Barry.

lenguamor
02-20-2012, 05:11 PM
So, looks like any date but 11 March is good.

manny
02-21-2012, 09:18 AM
No surprise there!!!! :lr :lr :lr

And NO fruit on the pie!!!!!!!:tf

I'll get it just for you buddy..:gary

manny
02-21-2012, 09:19 AM
MARCH 23, 2011 at Cuban Crafters...

manny
02-21-2012, 09:20 AM
BTW I want to thank our HOST Jonathan Drew for setting this up for us. Great Person

lenguamor
02-21-2012, 02:58 PM
Already a couple of the Broward players can't attend the 23rd. And I still believe we'd get a better turnout on a Sat or Sun afternoon than on a Fri night.

manny
02-22-2012, 10:03 AM
All,




Agreed JD. I know I'll be there earlier but just smoking a cigar. About Tuthilltown, they are a boutique distillery in New York and produce Hudson Baby Bourbon. Scott Spolverino from the company sent me an e-mail and said they would like to send a representative and a couple cases for us to sample. You can find out more about them at www.tuthilltown.com.





As for Dogfishhead, I spoke with the local distributor down here. He wanted e-mail with some detail so I asked Brooke to send it so it comes from Drew Estate. Also when I spoke with him later that day he mentioned that he had a contact because of a trade worked out between the brewery and DE in the past. It seems as though they love DE cigars so it is quite possible that they will have someone representing them at the event as well but that is not set yet.


What: Drew Estates cigars(LIGA PRIVADA)



Where: Cuban Crafters

3604 NW 7 St

Miami, Fl 33125

When: March 23, 2011 at 6PM

P.S. Cigars,Beer,and Bourbon are covered.

Ok we have the specifics. March 23, 2011 at Cuban Crafters. Jonathan Drew owner of Drew Estates(Liga Privada) will be there with cigars, Tuthilltown Spirits is sending a representative with Bourbon and Dogfishhead beer. Food is available and there will be plenty of room. I think we should start gathering by 6pm and start around 7pm but you can always get there earlier. If you could all start spreading the word it would be excellent.



The event will pair different cigars with different beverages to see how they work together. We will also have seltzer water on hand to freshen the pallet. Food is available from the Cuban Crafters kitchen as well. Like I said you guys are critical in spreading the word. It is your event and I know it will be a great night.

sevans105
02-22-2012, 10:44 AM
Soooooooo jealous. Sounds like a fantastic event. Wish I didn't live in frikkin Minnesota.

lenguamor
02-22-2012, 12:54 PM
...About Tuthilltown, they are a boutique distillery in New York and produce Hudson Baby Bourbon. Scott Spolverino from the company sent me an e-mail and said they would like to send a representative and a couple cases for us to sample. You can find out more about them at www.tuthilltown.com (http://www.tuthilltown.com).

As for Dogfishhead, I spoke with the local distributor down here. He wanted e-mail with some detail so I asked Brooke to send it so it comes from Drew Estate. Also when I spoke with him later that day he mentioned that he had a contact because of a trade worked out between the brewery and DE in the past. It seems as though they love DE cigars so it is quite possible that they will have someone representing them at the event as well but that is not set yet...

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p225/dirtyrottenbastard27/domosaysYAY.gif

Soooooooo jealous. Sounds like a fantastic event. Wish I didn't live in frikkin Minnesota.

Come on down for the weekend!

sspolver
02-22-2012, 06:55 PM
Glad to help on the "stronger stuff" front! Not much of a beer AND bourbon tasting without some sweet, sweet bourbon.