Category Archives: John Gormley Live

Posts based on John Gormley’s conversations with Dr. Booze

Lambrusco

The wine I suggested for Christmas dinner is Lambrusco. It’s a wine pretty much in disrepute among wine snobs, and if you are thinking monster reds and collectors, for good reason. However it can be a very pleasant drink, that … Continue reading

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Angostura Bitters & the Banshee!

The thing you have to understand with cocktails (and all food) is that astringency is important. Celery is astringent. Grapefruit is astringent. Romaine is astringent. The absence of astringency begats a palate for fat people. Angostura Bitters is widely available … Continue reading

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John Gormley Eggnog

Okay, back by popular demand! You can find the recipe here! And FWIW Sairey and I actually drink it with skim milk and it’s still brilliant. The rum used today was Flora de Cana 7 year old. (I actually like … Continue reading

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Lime Beer… Summer’s latest greatest

I Imagine the folks at Budweiser are dancing around the office throwing money in the air this year.  From LA to St. John’s the flavour of the summer is BL Lime AKA Bud Light Lime.  To give you some idea … Continue reading

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