Beer, Bourbon And Barbecue, a mix grilled in heaven.

Tom Bulleit introduced his 10 years old to Belgium and we don’t mean his grandson, we’re talking about his ‘Bulleit Bourbon 10 Years Old’. The place to be was Jord Althuizen’s grill tower, ‘Black Smoke’. Actually it was the grill tower’s rooftop, bathing in sunlight, were we spent a very pleasant afternoon, soaked in beer,…

Uncle Babe’s Burger Bar

Technically it’s not a cocktail bar or at least not meant to be one. The concept was to be a normal bar where you could eat real burgers. However with a backbar as impressive as this, it turns out to be a little more than just a “normal”bar. And they serve cocktails too. Uncle Babe’s…

The many faces of American whiskey and stuff they put on their labels

Recently I had the extraordinary privilege to receive a private lesson about Bourbon by Mr. Henry Joe of Heaven Hill Distilleries, who machine-gunned me the full 60 minutes with the history, process, differences, label terms and tastes of Bourbon and American whiskeys. Conclusion: there’s a lot to know…and a lot to taste. All this happened…