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The Hennessy Heist

March 25, 2014
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The Hennessy Heist

It was a little blurb in the Sun’s police blotter yesterday: On Sunday morning, March 16 at about 5 a.m., someone stole a truck full of cognac on the 7000 block of Quad Avenue in Rosedale: 2142 cases, to be exact. HOLY CRAP! Cognac can go $50 per bottle, easy. At 12 per case,...
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And the award for most overpriced Manhattan in Baltimore goes to…

July 17, 2013
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Credit: Jenn Ladd

The Chesapeake! Congratulations to the new kid on the block for charging 21 American dollars for a WhistlePig Manhattan, up. This struck me as a bit of a surprise, considering many of their in-house cocktails — i.e. the drinks unique to their establishment — were listed for $10, but sure enough, right there in...
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Chocolate 101

February 10, 2012
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Chocolate 101

The Maryland Science Center brings together science, food, and booze in the latest entry of its “adult beverage series,” The Science of Chocolate: Cocoa-ology, Thursday, Feb. 23. Larry McGlinchey, chocolatier and owner of Cacao Lorenzo, will lead an interactive presentation exploring the origins of chocolate and chocolate production and providing insight into the elements...
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Clipper City’s 1st Beer, Cheese, and Chili Festival

February 26, 2009
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Move over wine tastings. With their first annual Beer, Cheese, and Chili Festival, the folks at Clipper City are out to prove once again that beer is as able a match for food as wine. This time, the brewery offers five different kinds of chili, cheese tasting stations, cheese and beer pairing seminars, special...
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Belgian Beer Festival at Max’s Taphouse

February 13, 2009
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Beer lovers, prepare yourselves for 72 hours of Belgian brew, courtesy of the Fifth Annual Belgian Beer Fest at Max’s Taphouse (737 S. Broadway, 675-6297). Running from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Feb. 13 through 15, Max’s offers 120 Belgian beers on draft and 175 in bottles sold in sample and glass sizes....
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