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Day Trip // Red Hook, Brooklyn

6th July 2016
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A couple of weeks ago we decided to take a day trip to Red Hook, Brooklyn. We first heard about the area one night at a Valentine’s Day whiskey + chocolate pairing class at The Flatiron Room in NYC. The class was given by the Head Distiller of Widow Jane distillery, and saw us tasting 6 whiskeys from across the world whilst pairing each with different flavours of Cacao Prieto chocolate, an artisanal, organic bean-to-bar chocolate. Who would have thought that whiskey and chocolate could pair so well?

During the evening our teacher gave us a little more background about the Widow Jane whiskey that he distilled and told us how it was produced locally in Red Hook, Brooklyn. He also explained that Widow Jane is part of the Cacao Prieto Distillery (hence the pairing) and that they offer daily tours of both the chocolate and whiskey production facilities. So we decided to wait a couple of months until the weather warmed up and ventured out for a day trip to Red Hook.

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Travel // Charleston, SC

29th June 2015

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Charleston was always one of those places that despite never having visited, I knew I would fall in love with instantly and oh boy was that the case. Last weekend we finally took a trip down there for a long weekend to visit some of our closest friends. What an incredible place it was, from amazing food to sunsets on the harbor, it truly was everything I thought it would be. Here’s a little round up of what we did and some of our recommendations!

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