Jeff Kimble

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Artificial whiskey is coming, and one company is betting you’ll drink up

For more than two years now — from the second floor of a repurposed warehouse in the Dogpatch district of San Francisco — the young scientists and chemists at Ava Winery have been attempting to save the planet and conduct commerce by producing wine without grapes or fermentation. Recently, the …

Whiskey

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

The 25 Most Important Bourbons Ever Made

If you asked a spirits expert a quarter century ago to name the most important bourbons ever made, they might have wondered whether America’s …

Next step Git for those that already know add and commit

When I first started using Git a while back it seemed pretty straight forward although I had to get used to the disconnected nature of Git which is …

How to Make Your Own Google Home Jukebox

If you’re looking to kick your smart home sound system up a notch, here’s a fun way to do it. With a little extra work and some RFID technology, you …

A perf cheat sheet

Right now I’m working on finishing up a zine about perf that I started back in May, and I’ve been struggling with how to explain all there is to say …

Linux

Custom beer brewer coming to Petaluma

<b>(2 of )</b> Petaluma, CA, USA.,Wednesday, December 06, 2017._Nanobrewers, Third Bay Brewing Co plans to move their Santa Rosa operation to Petaluma. …

The 20 Best Hotel Bars in America

Hotel bars tend to be a category all their own. Often a spot for a quick solo glass of wine while on a business trip, they can be casual or opulent, …

Martinis

People think different kinds of alcohol makes them different kinds of drunk — science explains why

Reports of a study linking different kinds of alcoholic drinks with different mood states were making the rounds recently. The research used 30,000 survey responses from the Global Drug Survey and found that people attached different emotions to different alcoholic drinks.<p>For instance, more …

7 Undiscovered Add-On Boards For Your Raspberry Pi

It’s been a couple of weeks since I returned to the Pi, and I’m already seeing people using the same old default add-on boards all...

Why Older Isn’t Necessarily Better When It Comes to American Whiskey

“I want the oldest one on your table.” That’s a common refrain heard at whiskey festivals when brands showcase their product lineup. Because the new …

American Brown Spirits: The Cure For Autumn's Pumpkin-Spice Madness

I returned from two weeks in South Africa this past Monday to find our country fully immersed in its inexplicable annual descent into pumpkin-spice madness. As I suspected would be the case, it’s gotten to the point where the entire phenomenon has reached a magnificent state of meta-ridiculousness …

Video: Peerless Distilling Co. taps automation to make the best bourbon

Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. uses a sophisticated computer system to reduce human error and make more consistent bourbon and rye whisky products.

Loveland inventors make whiskey-based underarm deodorant to quench the stench

Want to quench the stench under your arms? A Loveland couple recommends that you take a shot of 140-proof whiskey. Or two or three. Per pit.

Can you make a 10-year malt whisky in weeks?

Over the past few years the whisky-drinking world has been introduced to several new products that claim to produce high-quality liquor in just a …

How to document requirements and not put people to sleep

A project requirement document whether functional or technical is a snooze fest for any techie to read through. The start of a project is the most …

Customers

The Evolution of American Oak

It happens almost every time. American oak comes up in a conversation, and I see it: that subtle flinch, a pinch of the lips, maybe a cocked eyebrow. …

More than 6,000 Singaporeans attend Singapore Day in Melbourne

MELBOURNE: The grounds of Melbourne's most famous racecourse was on Saturday (Sep 9) packed with more than 6,000 Singaporeans who turned up for this …

Singaporeans

A masterclass in making gin and steeping it at home

<i>It’s the drink everyone is talking about, so how easy is it to make? Tom Ough goes to a Cornwall hotel to distil his own...</i><p>It’s not fluoride they’ve been putting in our tap water: it’s gin. Just enough to give us a taste for it, enough to make it quite suddenly the most popular tongue-burning …

Aromatic substances: Whisk(e)y tastes better when diluted with water

Many think it's a sacrilege to mix water with whisk(e)y, but real connoisseurs know that a few drops of water enhances the taste. They are right - …

The Art of Mixing Cocktails & Chaos

I’ve been a drinks writer for a very long time.<p>I first started writing about cocktails and spirits and their (mostly) amusing histories at the end of …

Audio Mixing

Behold the booze that’s officially been ranked the best in the world

We’ve all got an aunt with <i>that</i> sign on her kitchen wall.<p>‘Life’s too short to drink bad wine’ it reads. She loves it.<p>Laughs at it every time. Spills …

Whiskey

How to get started with DevOps - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

The question that comes up the most when I talk to people who are interested in DevOps is "Where do I start?"<p>Most of the time, the answer they're …

Scholastic Spirits: 15 Books & The Booze To Pair With Them

Alcohol and literature have been good bedfellows for about as long as they’ve both existed. Maybe that’s because good storytelling is borne of …

Comic Books

You can now annoy your friends with this bottle opener that lets them know when you’re having a beer

<b>If you’re the kind of person who finds joy in teasing your friends at work while you enjoy an drink or two on your day off, then this bottle opener</b> …

Alcohol

What can developers learn from being on call?

We often talk about being on call as being a bad thing. For example, the night before I wrote this my phone woke me up in the middle of the night …

Gin tonic: the rare botanicals giving the spirit a South African twist

South Africa’s Western Cape is home to thousands of unique plant species infusing a new range of gins<p>The global gin renaissance continues apace, and the Western Cape is turning into an unlikely trendsetter, as a new wave of gin makers gives the age-old spirit a South African twist. It’s less about …

5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

Why You Should Never Drink Booze Without a Cigar Again

Peoples’ quirks have always entertained the hell out of me. Why on earth would you wear socks to bed? Who decided that olive juice should go in a …

Cigars

How to Homebrew an Award-Winning Beer

2 minute Read<p>For the past 20 years, Sam Adams has held a homebrew competition called LongShot. Boston Brewing Company picks the winning beers and …

Homebrewing