Ooh are we excited! On Friday, December 5 Julio’s Liquors will be having a Portfolio Wine Tasting event. So many great wineries will be bringing their best to Julio’s for your pleasure. This event will include wine from 90+, Humoldt, Charles River Wine Company, Ideal Wine & Spirits, and many more. So, without further ado, let’s learn about some of the great people that will bring their wines to Julio’s on December 5!
At the end of 1933, thirteen years of the government’s ban on liquor were finally over. What started as an attempt to make America a more “moral” country had failed. December 5, 1933 marks the day in which Prohibition was finally repealed.
Earlier this month, Julio’s Liquors owner, Ryan Maloney had his article “Five Under $50, The New Bargain Bourbon” published in Foodies of New England. Since the article was published, we have been focusing in even closer on the great bourbons that Ryan discussed. Today, we will talk about the final two bourbons discussed in the article: Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon 90 Proof and Johnny Drum Private Stock 101 Proof. [Read more…]
Do you notice something different? Are your surroundings beginning to look like you are back in 1776? Do you feel as if we are once again on the brink of revolution? Well, very simply, that is because we are: Revolution Brewing has arrived at Julio’s.
Ever dreamed of a romantic getaway traveling throughout Italy and visiting their finest wine regions? Italy’s breathtaking scenery and geographically different regions create a plethora of wines for our tasting pleasure. Next to France, Italy is the largest producer of wine filling Italy with many exquisite vineyards. As of late, Italy boasts 350 official wine varieties and over 1.5 million acres of land dedicated to growing grapes. [Read more…]
In the words of Holden Caulfield, “People always clap for the wrong things.” However, great rye whiskey will always have us clapping for all of the right reasons. There is no better way to wind down from a long day, week, month, year, or even hour than some whiskey. Whiskey is relaxing, and can the edge off of life for a little while. Believe it or not, it is also one of the ways people from around the world can connect. Whisk(e)y is produced in countries worldwide, from Japan to Scotland to India to Australia to Ireland to right here in the United States. In this blog, we will take a look at a whiskey that is made in the US of A: rye whiskey. [Read more…]
As the story goes, Hugh Malone was an Irish immigrant in the 1800s who loved to brew. Hugh was the son of a shepherd and kept a pet falcon as a boy. He moved to the United States at the fine age of 66, and settled into Portland, Maine. It was there he began brewing his excellent beers. Hugh’s secret was the strategic addition of hops to the boiling kettle, for at this time hops was known as a reliable preserver but not as a flavoring agent. Since then hops flavored beers have become extremely popular.
Good things come in threes. Three things are coming your way. Fall, football, and beer. Now, maybe you are still enjoying the last bit of summer, but at least in the back of your head, you need to start thinking about this very serious matter of football and fall beer. Pretty soon you will be pulling on a hoodie, starting a bonfire or firing up the grill. Grab a football and a cold beer and you are ready to go. Here are four of the best fall beers whether you are preparing for a football game, a birthday party, or just a relaxing evening at home.
One of the best ways to spend a late summer evening is to enjoy an excellent charcoaled chicken and a cold, refreshing beer. Some brilliant person came up with the great idea to combine the two. This is done by cooking the chicken over a can of beer. This not only looks cool and tastes great, but the chickens usually have even browning on the exterior and the dark and light meat both cook at appropriate temperatures.