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Sazerac & old Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle 13yr Deep tawny copper. Powerful caramel, spice, sweet tobacco, and estery aromas jump from the glass. A smooth, broad entry leads to a medium-to full-bodied palate with sweet toffee, roasted nut, and leather notes. Finishes with a wave of white pepper, spice, and long-lingering dried fruit flavors. A profoundly rich and oaky…

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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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A Review of Tyrconnell Irish Whiskey

The Legend of Tyrconnell – The Horse   In 1876 the Watt family entered a horse, a Chestnut Colt, appropriately named “The Tyrconnell” in the Irish Classic horse race “The National Produce Stakes”. Incredibly it won at 100 to 1. This spectacular achievement inspired the Watt Distillery to celebrate the occasion with a special commemorative…

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July’s Farmhouse Menu at de Vere’s Pub

Ireland is in the middle of a culinary revolution! Irish cooking is a clear example of cooking local while creating flavorful and exciting dishes. Irish cuisine is much more than heavy potatoes and thick gravys. De Vere’s Irish Pub is dedicating our entire summer to showcasing the Irish cuisine movement while providing our guests with…

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Join de Vere’s for “Cocktails for a Cause”!

Cocktails for a Cause, the entire month of July! “Cocktails for a Cause” generates funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters with 11 of Sacramento’s finest restaurants contributing proceeds from a special cocktail throughout the entire month of July Big Brothers Big Sisters has partnered with eleven celebrated Sacramento restaurants for “Cocktails for a Cause” in July. These eateries are lending…

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Kilbeggan & Knappogue Irish Whiskeys

Kilbeggan Nose: Lemon-grass. Lime. Palate: Medium. Smooth. Sweetish, very toasty, malt character. Well-balanced. Finish: Nice balancing dryness. Leafy. Comment: Light but firm and satisfying. A welcome newcomer for everyday drinking. Nose: No shyness to the firm, extra-clean grain, but the malt does balance things out beautifully. The fruit has receded in recent years but there…

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Outdoor Dining – Downtown Sacramento SCVNGR Trek

Play & Win!   Summer is finally in full swing and that means the return of one of our favorite ways to past a balmy Sacramento evening: dining al fresco. If you’re anything like us, you love taking advantage of many fantastic outdoor patios that are so abundant in our fair city, but have a…

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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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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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