The First Rule of Drinking Whiskey

by Justin D'Olier on May 26, 2011 | Comments Off on The First Rule of Drinking Whiskey |

According to Master of Whiskey Tom Turner, the first rule of drinking whiskey is “drink it however you like”. There is no second rule, but, if there was, it should definitely be “DRINK IT HOWEVER YOU LIKE”. The Wine Pixie and I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Turner on Monday at a whiskey seminar […]

Bourbon for a bargain?

by Justin D'Olier on May 23, 2011 | Comments Off on Bourbon for a bargain? |

I am capable of performing numerous incredible feats – chugging a beer faster than anyone in the State of Hawaii, for instance – however, escaping Costco this Saturday without purchasing a liter of the brand new 103 proof Kirkland Signature Premium Small Batch Bourbon for $20.99 is not one of them. It was a perfect […]

A Red Wine Made for Tacos

by Victoria D'Olier on May 16, 2011 | Comments Off on A Red Wine Made for Tacos |

A few lifetimes ago, before the days of barely noticing being vomited, pooped or peed upon by a child; when stumbling into my home, in an exhaustion induced haze, with a pair of soggy Dora the Explorer drawers was nothing more than a laughable joke among my single friends; I was the manager of a […]

We Decided to Drink Bud Light Lime in the Name of Science

by Justin D'Olier on May 11, 2011 | Comments Off on We Decided to Drink Bud Light Lime in the Name of Science |

We here at Drink with Aloha are dedicated to answering tough and important questions about alcohol. We also like to answer random and completely trivial questions, so when The Wine Pixie openly wondered whether Bud Light Lime tasted like a Bud Light with lime juice, I  jumped at the opportunity. We bought limes, Bud Light, […]

Kim Crawford and Wahoo’s almost makes me like Sauvignon Blanc

by Justin D'Olier on May 6, 2011 | (1) Comment |

I have a broad palate for alcoholic beverages, which is a pretentious way of saying I’ll drink almost anything. Milwaukee’s Best? Yup. Fernet Branca? Why not. Carlo Rossi? Hand me a straw. King Cobra? Thank you ma’am, may I have another. Habushu (herb infused Awamori, full of pit-viper goodness)? You only live once. But there […]

In the time you spend reading this, you should be buying more Rex-Goliath Free Range Red

by Justin D'Olier on May 2, 2011 | Comments Off on In the time you spend reading this, you should be buying more Rex-Goliath Free Range Red |

Stop reading this. Well, not immediately. I haven’t gotten to the good part yet. But get ready to stop reading. In fact, if you want to take a quick break to start the engine on your car and prepare to make a quick exit, I’ll wait for you right here. (Car primed and ready? Ok, […]