Tag: Best Pub

Burger Thursday’s: Sacramento’s Best Burgers

FEATURED BLOG:  Round About Sac Town “First and foremost de Vere’s Irish Pub is one of the best places to go and eat, drink, watch a game, or just hangout. It is centrally located and a great atmosphere. On top of that the people there are great and the de Vere family are truly an asset to…

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Trivia Teaser Answers

Last Friday, we posted the pub quiz questions from that week. To help inspire you to join us tonight (and EVERY Monday night), we’re now posting the answers. How many did you know? See you tonight! 1. Who wrote the book entitles “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?” MARK TWAIN 2. Bonus: Yesterday (Sunday 7/10), the…

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Our First-Ever Trivia Teaser

Every Monday night is trivia night here at the pub. For the first time, we’re posting questions from this week’s pub quiz. How many do YOU know? Leave your answers in the comments…we’ll post the full set on answers on Monday to get you ready for another round that night! Happy weekend, all! 1. Who…

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It’s Here: July’s Lighter Side of Ireland Menu

Last month, we kicked off our first-ever “Lighter Side of Ireland” food series with the refreshing Seaside Menu. This month, we’re getting rustic with a Farmhouse Menu, which debuted this week. Flavorful cuts of meat…crisp vegetables…fresh-picked, juicy fruits. Are you hungry yet? Even more mouthwatering is the fact that our prolific chefs (it’s unreal how…

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Booker’s Whiskey Notes

Booker’s “Booker’sBottled By: James B. Beam Distilling Co. Clermont,KY TypeKentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Alcohol content125.6 Proof Availability US: Available Japan: Available Duty Free: Unknown Europe: Available History: In 1988, Booker Noe introduced his own signature bourbon, Booker’s True Barrel Bourbon. Inspired by a 200-year-old tradition, Booker’s is the only bourbon bottled straight-from-the-barrel, uncut and unfiltered….

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Paddy & Rebreast Irish whiskey

Paddy Nose: Very linseedy, flowery and appetizing. Palate: Smooth, perfumy. Finish: Mustard. Comment: A classic Irish, though less full in flavour than Jameson. Nose: Grainy from the off, but just a little more pot still sturdiness than of yore. A touch fruity but overall quite uninspiring. Palate: Much more toffee-vanilla than in recent years; enormously…

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A Review of Bushmills Whiskey’s

Bushmills Rich and concentrated, the first impression is of the sweetness. There are hints of honey, spice and chocolate, so greater complexity is revealed under the initial, very slightly cloying, first layer. It’s more intense than the signature Bushmills but a family resemblance can be clearly detected. Again, the initial impact on the palate is…

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BloomsDay is Here!

Bloomsday performers outside Davy Byrne’s pub A few facts about Bloomsday for anyone who wants to come down to the pub and raise a pint or two! Bloomsday is a commemoration observed annually on June 16th in Dublin and elsewhere to celebrate the life of Irish writer James Joyce and relive the events in his novel Ulysses, all of…

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Presenting “The Lighter Side of Ireland” Summer Menus

Crisp-fried fish. Savory cream sauce. Thick sizzling bacon. While these traditional Irish food staples will always make your mouth water, they might not be what you always want to order—especially during the hot Sacramento summer months. Luckily, we have special, less-heavy menus options for you to indulge in while the mercury rises. For the first…

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A Review of the Jameson Whiskey Family Line Up

Jameson Nose: Very aromatic. Waxy orange skins. Linseed oil. Leather. Palate: Big, oily, creamy, sociable. Finish: Delicate. Peppery. More-ish. Comment: A superb Irish for everyday drinking. I love this, though not quite as much as the Gold. Nose: A meeting of oloroso and crisp pot still character. Malty, too. Lovely fruitcake richness, though not as…

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