Hats and Drinks - A Match Made in Heaven

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  1. Short Balding Guy

    Short Balding Guy I'll Lock Up

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    Yesterday evening was started with a Founders All Day IPA. In the cooler evening temps this beer was refreshing.

    The evening was my opportunity to open a new bottle of Ardbeg Wee Beastie. Un-tamed with small taste of peat throughout was my take last night. Not a complicated taste that makes for a nice companion to reading newly arrived magazines.

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    Cheers folks, Eric -
     
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  4. Rumad

    Rumad One Too Many

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  5. Thank you guys. It's Winchester 100, came open crown & it's so nice & soft; will do anything. Takes nice big elephant ear dents without touching my head. Sometimes I think about changing it up but have resisted the urge.
     
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  6. Short Balding Guy

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    Natural beaver pairs well with Modello IMO.

    A crushable sour ale, Surley Supreme was my beverage for a jaunt around our property and a quick visit t the neighbors.

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    As the sun left the sky I sipped some Arbelour Casg Annahm. Lovely time to be outside.

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    Swirling the whiskey in order to smell and them sipping was a treat.

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    Cheers, Eric -
     
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  7. Morning cogitation under a 1989 Kevin O'Farrell Rancher drinking a Scooter's Shooter with a corn cob pipe.

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  8. Rumad

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    That’s a great looking hat. Love that cob too, I’ve always thought there was something special about the combination of fresh Virginia and corn cob. Old fav of mine. Enjoy your thoughts HJ.
     
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  9. Besides a Virginia I like a good cigar leaf in a narrow bore stacked cob. I keep a few MM cobs for canoeing on the water, mowing grass, anywhere were I could harm a good Briar pipe.
     
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  10. Short Balding Guy

    Short Balding Guy I'll Lock Up

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    Yesterday evening I sipped a Guinness on a walkabout through the yard.

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    As the evening edged on I sipped a wee bit of Wee Beastie.

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    The evening dark sky had Cassiopeia being very prominent.

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  11. A few German Bocks then home for some Craigellachie 13.

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  12. Mm25

    Mm25 Practically Family

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  13. Thanks Joe! I like the Craigellachie label, a reprint of their 1891 label.
     
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  14. Yesterday some Northern Ales under a SBCD.

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  15. Yesterday was TGIFHH with a TFCD.

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    Then home to kill off the last of a bottle of Codigo 1530 Tequila Blanco.

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  16. After some chores today was College Game Day & the last of a keg of Sammy's Summer Ale. I guess summer is officially over now. With my Worth - Walden.

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    Then home for some Ardbeg Corry.

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  17. Rumad

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    A606069D-84C2-4D52-9EB5-355947483E08.jpeg Following advice from some friends (thanks HJ and everyone else) I picked up this bottle of Laphroaig a few months back. Hadn’t opened it until Friday night. Just had a wee bit that night, and had already drunk some other drinks. The woody taste/smell seemed too much for me. The smell reminded me of a strong Latakia pipe tobacco. Anyway, I had a few fingers last night, with an open mind and a cleaner palate. Glad I did. I really enjoyed it.
     
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  18. Thanks Alan! I'm glad you like it & didn't waste your money. In my experience Laphroaig is the most medicinal of the Islay Scotches. If you think you like Islay's you might look into the Lagavulin & Ardbegs. Several are at the same price point as the Laphroaig 10. Try a dram after a good charcoal grilled or flame grilled ribeye steak.

    And you're correct in that I love a good Syrian Latakia in an English blend.

    PS: meant to add you posted a great pic & a great hat!
     
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  19. Rumad

    Rumad One Too Many

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    You're certainly right about the medicinal but I was picking up some other pretty good notes that were enjoyable. Salt. Caramel. And a very big licorice on the finish. Next time I'm in a liquor store I'll pick up one of the others, if they have any. Couldn't find a single tequila that you recommended. I appreciate the tips, always.
     
  20. The Shoe

    The Shoe Practically Family

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    Away early this morning. In these times, it’s not easy to find an establishment to enjoy a drink at, so we decided to fill the hip flask with Knob’s Creek. Etsuko got me the hip flask as a birthday or Christmas present, but I’ve only used it two or three times. I may have had a quick swig before jumping on the 9:15 am train! I don’t think I can claim to have ever had whiskey in the morning before! It went down nicely, but I doubt I’ll make a habit of it. The hat is an Akubra Range - Etsuko’s favourite of my summer hats. 858F3759-A194-4C4E-AE84-9DB5CF28B31E.jpeg
     
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