Category: Drinks

Beer: Cerveceria Cape Horn »

Cape Horn Pilsen My wife brought me a sampler box of three beers–pilsen, pale ale, and porter–from the Cerveceria Cape Horn when she was in Ushuaia this week. I should have picked up a few bottles on previous trips but I kept failing to remind myself before heading back home each time. I’m not sure how long they have been around since I only noticed their bottles in stores on a trip last year. The label has an email account from a national ISP so no help from a web site giving out that information either.

Antares Barley Wine »

“No mas. Not a beer to try after three pints of Antares Imperial Stout. I couldn’t take it anymore. Halfway through, my papillae were screaming “Oh for the love of (enter deity of choice here), please stop!” Come on, we can make it through this together.” That was my first attempt at trying Antares Barley […]

Fernet Premium »

I only crack open the Fernet Premium on special occasions. What’s up with all these booze posts lately? Am I on a bender? Wine in a box up next? Two prominent aromas battling each other here. One has a quite pleasant sweetness of brown sugar and molasses. Dark Caribbean rum comes to mind. The other, […]

When Beer Is Not A Tasty Beverage »

This doesn’t apply to the recent trial of Antares Scotch, which by the way is currently sold out in the local supermarkets–luckily there is still some Porter laying around though. I really want to try the Scotch again since there was obviously something wrong with either me or the bottles I tried that day, but […]

Antares Scotch Ale »

******************** Update: The Scotch is back! This time in the standard portable 330ml bottle and let me tell you that there was definitely something wrong with either me or the other bottle during the first instance of trying this beer (see below.) Personally, I believe it was the bottle or batch for this fresh trial […]

Cerveza Beagle »

Located in the mountainous seaside city of Ushuaia, Cerveza Beagle has been producing artisanal craft beer for, um, some time–I can’t find their founding date anywhere. In case you didn’t know, Beagle was the name of the famous ship, HMS Beagle, which sailed around the southern part of South America and performed a variety scientific […]

Fernet Branca »

The mainstream media is filled with articles these days about how you must try the beef and wine in Argentina. You must have a steak and malbec they say. Do they mention beer? Maybe. Fernet? I have yet to see it. Probably because these journalists haven’t enjoyed an asado in someone’s backyard or quincho (the […]