Month: October 2015

Dog Friendly Portland Oregon

We usually post about our California adventures, but today, as I look at my beautiful Boxer girl who has Degenerative Myelopathy and no longer has strong use of her legs, I am reminiscing about our adventures and her running free.  We actually started Sipped in California because of Stella.  She was the reason we sought […]

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Fall’s Best Moments

Sipping Through Six of Fall’s Best Moments College Football Tailgate    We often head to Stanford, Cal, or Davis for Fall Football and a great pre-game tailgate with friends.  A hearty grilled sausage with all the condiments is perfect for a Fall tailgate.  Of course we enjoy a fresh IPA with sausage, but what about […]

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Drink a Beer to Ward Off Dementia

As an avid Alzhiemer’s supporter, fundraiser, and champion, when I came across this article from Medical Daily by Anthony Rivas I had to share. Drink A Beer To Ward Off Dementia: Antioxidant Found In Hops Prevents Oxidative Stress, Cognitive Decline Jan 31, 2015 07:18 PM By Anthony Rivas Many a beer drinker has heard about the health benefits […]

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Cold Duck Still Exists!

Cold Duck still exists!  Who knew!  This purple bubbly stuff was sipped by ladies (and probably a few High Schooler’s and Fraternities) who didn’t know any better in the early 80’s.  Cold Duck, produced by Andre – who markets itself as “California Champagne” rolled out in the 30’s based on a German custom called Kaltes Ende […]

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