Three Drinks

One Beer, One Wine, and One Spirit for February

February’s imbibing agenda.

By Allecia Vermillion February 3, 2015 Published in the February 2015 issue of Seattle Met

Wingman Brewers Peanut Butter Cup Porter

The Tacoma brewery’s newest bottle essentially harbors a liquefied peanut butter cup living a double life as a dark, roasty beer—no small feat considering the high oil content of chocolate and peanut butter makes for tricky brewing.

Cadence Coda Red Wine Red Mountain 2012 

Principally cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, and merlot, this wine brings high quality and, at $25, terrific value. Generous cranberry, herb, plum, and mineral aromas and flavors abound alongside a balance of acid and tannins.

Breakfast Flip at Good Bar 

It’s a decidedly nocturnal take on the morning meal: a whole egg shaken like crazy, then sweetened with maple syrup and corn-flake cream, cereal milk’s plush cousin. Sure, those first notes are sugary, but bourbon’s strong undertow carries the combination to deeper places. This drink demands a leisurely pace…all the better to take in Pioneer Square’s stately new watering hole.

This article appeared in the February 2015 issue of Seattle Met magazine.

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