Monthly Archives: November 2013

Buy Local, Buy New York

This holiday season, a big push is on for New Yorkers to support their neighborhood, county and state economies by buying local. Buying local doesn’t just mean buying from local vendors, (which is most certainly a must) but it also … Continue reading

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Buying Whiskey in the Suburbs

If you live in the many suburbs of Buffalo – particularly in the towns north and east of the city – and you’re looking for a great place to purchase whiskey, Passport Wine and Spirits on Main St. in Clarence … Continue reading

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The Balvenie Single Barrel 15

Finishing up our posts on the Hurd Orchards dinner tasting, we close with the dessert round whisky pairing. We chose a Speyside whisky which tend to be light, rich and sweet. We thought that combination would coalesce well with the … Continue reading

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Hurd Orchards

Over this past summer friends introduced BWG to a beautiful little place in Holley, NY called Hurd Orchards. Hurd Orchards is a family owned fruit and flower farm and canning company. They operate a road side country-style store and a … Continue reading

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The Young Americans Pt. 3

Clear Creek Distillery is an Oregon based company that has been producing artisan versions of traditional European spirits for over 28 years. They manufacture a wide variety of spirits which include eaux de vie, grappas, pot stilled brandy, liqueurs and … Continue reading

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