Italian wines for Easter dinner

Pasqua, the Italian word for Easter, in years past homemade wine would have shared the table with the banquet made by Italian grandmas (nonnas). Now a days home made wine is less of a tradition as it once was, so the tables are set with store bought bottles, nothing wrong with that. What wines would the drink though? The Italian table is still flush with delicious food that requires plenty of wine to pair with all of the dishes. In the past it might have been jugs of home made red wine, but now red, white and even sparkling adorn … Continue reading Italian wines for Easter dinner

Triple Crossing Brewing, Richmond, VA Falcon Heavy

Triple Crossing Brewery, Richmond, VA Falcon Heavy, 8%abv is cloudy golden yellow with a fluffy white head.   The Falcon Heavy is a double IPA version of Triple Crossings popular Falcon Smash. The hoppy aroma of citrus and cut grass is strong and welcome to what is about happen when the ale reaches your tongue. The head quickly fades and leaves a fine lace clinging to the inside of the glass. The Falcon Heavy is tangy to start with the hop heavy first sip. A slight maltiness cuts through the hops and the beer has a creamy texture. Nice acidity runs … Continue reading Triple Crossing Brewing, Richmond, VA Falcon Heavy