Makes sense! Sounds like a delicious variation.Ha… somehow I knew I might be asked about that.. should have made better note I believe it was a regular old fashioned using a Japanese whiskey
actually…. From PF Chang website….
JAPANESE OLD FASHIONED
Mars Iwai 45 Japanese Whisky, bitters, pure cane sugar, smoky aromatics
was quite tasty indeed
Cracked open the Kilchoman Machir Bay just now. First impressions…Etsuko found the alcohol smell overpowering straight out of the bottle. Mine sat in the glass for a bit before I sampled. I found it quite smoky on the nose and not overpowering at all. I got burnt toast on the palate, which I like. There’s also some sweetness, but not the caramel or vanilla that you often get in a nice whisky. Overall, a very pleasant drop. Time will tell if it will be one we buy again. I like it more than Etsuko does.
Today’s hat is a Lagomarsino nutria.
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Another new German brew from KC Bier Co, a Weizenbock Dunkel @ 7.5% ABV. And some take-home pizza for tomorrows AFC Divisional game with the Chiefs hosting the Jaguars. Enjoying tonight’s HH under a VS Playboy clone in Bluesmoke.
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More pictures from the trip...
Beer for Etsuko, coffee for the driver.
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The next day. The car remained at our hotel for the day, so I was able to indulge in a Good George IPA. Etsuko had a Good George Pale Ale.
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Followed later by a nice Shiraz back at the hotel. View attachment 483115 .
This is not supposed to happen in Wakayama! We get snow, but it rarely settles, and almost never like this.
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School’s closed & transport systems are down. I worked from home in the morning and have the rest of the day off.
What was I to do, but take advantage of the natural fridge and enjoy a couple of snow-cold beers!
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The hat is my Christys’ Trilby.
To be honest, it’s just another beer. It was my beer of choice many years ago, but it’s really not much different from any other Japanese big brewery beer. On the local market, it says Kirin’s Prime Beer where that bottle says Japan’s Premium Beer. Nowadays, I only drink it if it’s the tap beer at the restaurant I’m eating at.