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St. Baldrick’s Day 2012: Battle of the Pubs

About St. Baldrick’s Day Shear amazingness! How much money would it take to shave your head? What if all that money went to making a difference in the lives of children battling cancer? That’s what St. Baldrick’s Day is all about—going bald for a good cause. Every year, we gather the community for a one-day…

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Now Hiring: Head Chef for de Vere’s Irish Pub

The de Vere’s Irish Pub family is about to grow by one more. We’re on the hunt for a motivated and talented Head Chef to join our team in anticipation of our upcoming Davis location, opening next month. This is truly an exceptional kitchen experience…we curate all our own meats, stuff all of our sausage,…

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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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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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John Powers Irish whiskey

John Powers Triple distilled and matured in oak casks, Powers Gold Label has a spicy, honeyed, full-bodied flavour. Enjoy it neat, with water or with your favourite mixer. This is one of the most popular whiskey’s in Ireland, drank more than Jamesons. Make note that there is 3 swallows around the neck of the bottle,…

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The World Of Whiskey According to Wikipedia

Whiskey “Whisky or whiskey is a type of alcoholic beverage distilled from fermented grain mash. Different grains are used for different varieties, including barley, malted barley, rye, malted rye, wheat, and maize (corn). Whisky is aged in wooden casks, made generally of white oak, except that in the United States corn whiskey need not be…

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Makers Mark Review

Maker’s Mark Maker’s Mark is produced at Loretto in Kentucky, where distilling has been taking place on the Star Hill Farm site since to 1805. The present brand was developed by Bill Samuels Snr, who bought Star Hill in 1953, and the Scottish spelling of ‘whisky’ has been employed since the outset in recognition of…

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A toast of whiskey

A toast of whiskey Author: Chris Macias Published: March 16th, 2011 02:09 PM “A pint of Guinness sounds good for St. Patrick’s Day, but this year we’re ready to give a little Irish whiskey a spin. In the world of spirits, Irish whiskey’s known for being exceptionally smooth compared to its counterparts around the world….

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A toast to two of Sac’s best pubs

It has been just two years since this pub opened in the heart of midtown and already I cannot imagine the Sacramento dining and night life scene without it. Community spirit, wisdom, integrity, charm – de Vere’s has all of that, along with excellent attention to detail when it comes to serving its beer

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